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MAJOR GENERAL. A military officer, commanding a division or number of regiments; the next in rank below a lieutenant general.

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New Delhi, Aug 20 (ANI) : The Indian Army's new promotion policy restricts officers of the rank of Major General and Lieutenant General, to handle either administrative duties or lead troops in operational formations.
According to defense sources, Major General Irshad DG law, Major General Basit Raza DG supply and transport, Major General Nauman Masood GOC Peshawar, Major General Mohammad Kaleem GOC Murree, Maj Gen Sahir Shamshad GOC, Maj Gen Chirag Haider GOC Jehlum, Major General Kamran, GOC Artillery Division Gujranwala, Major General Arshad Vice Chief of Logistic Staff and Major General Fahim has been appointed as Commander Logistics Area Multan.
The names of those promoted Major Generals are as under:- (1) Brig Sarfraz Sattar, (2) Brig M.
Rawalpindi -- Major General Rizwan Akhtar was named new InterServices Intelligence (ISI) chief on Monday.
That all the major generals will be promoted to the rank of Lieutenant General in this regard.
All the four major generals who have been promoted as Lt Gen are performing duties in different departments of army.
The other Major Generals promoted to the rank of Lieutenant Generals include Major General Mian Muhammad Hilal Hussain, Major General Ghayur Mahmood, Major General Nazir Ahmed Butt, Major General Naveed Mukhtar and Major General Hidayat ur Rehman.
According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the information wing of the Army, Major General Taqueer has been appointed as Director General Budget and Major General Hilal as Director General MT.
The problem with major generals is pecu- liar as their number has gone up in recent years because of the new policy of faster promotions.
RAWALPINDI , April 14, 2011 (Frontier Star): Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) General Ashfaq Pervez Kayani on Wednesday promoted four Major Generals to the rank of Lieutenant General.
ISLAMABAD, September 30, 2010 (Balochistan Times): Eight Major Generals of the Pakistan Army have been promoted to the ranks of Lieutenant Generals here on Thursday.
The meeting, sources added, would review the cases, seniority, performance and best professional capabilities of Brigadiers got commission in Pakistan Army in 1982 and 1983 and their promotions to the rank of Major Generals would be given formal approval.

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