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.