PAF Officers promoted as Air Marshals

PAF Officers promoted as Air Marshals
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 ISLAMABAD, July 4 (APP): The Government of Pakistan has

promoted Air Vice Marshal Arshad Malik and Air Vice Marshal Aasim

Zaheer to the rank of Air Marshal and Air Commodore Muhammad Zahid

Mehmood and Air Commodore Noor Abbas to the rank of  Air Vice

Marshal.

According to a news release of PAF here on Monday, Air Marshal

Arshad Malik was commissioned in GD (P) Branch of Pakistan Air Force

in December, 1983. During his illustrious career, he has commanded

a Fighter Squadron, a Fighter Wing, an Operational Air Base and a

Regional Air Command.

In his staff appointments, he has served as Assistant Chief of

Air Staff (OR&D), Chief Project Director JF-17 and Deputy Chairman,

Pakistan Aeronautical Complex.

He has also served as Personal Staff Officer to Chief of the

Air Staff. Presently he is serving as Chairman, Pakistan

Aeronautical Complex, Kamra. He is a graduate of Combat Commanders'

School, National Defence University and Air Command & Staff College,

USA. He holds a Master's degree in War Studies. He is a recipient of

Sitara-i-Imtiaz (Military).

Air Marshal Aasim Zaheer was commissioned in GD (P) Branch of

Pakistan Air Force in November, 1984. He is a qualified flying

Instructor. During his outstanding career, he has commanded a

Fighter Squadron, an Operational Air Base and PAF Academy, Risalpur.

In his staff appointments he has served as Deputy Director

Operations (F-16) and Chief Project Director (CPD) Falcon. He has

also served as Air Attach‚ to France. Presently he is serving at Air

Headquarters as Deputy Chief of Air Staff (Administration).

He is a graduate of Combat Commanders' School, National

Defence University and General Staff College, Germany. He holds a

Master's degree in War Studies. He is a recipient of Sitara-i-Imtiaz

(Military) and Tamgha-i-Basalat.

Air Vice Marshal Muhammad Zahid Mahmood was commissioned in GD

(P) Branch of Pakistan Air Force in April, 1987. He is a qualified

Flying Instructor. During his illustrious career, he has commanded

Combat Commanders' School (F-7), Combat Commanders' School and an

Operational Air Base.  In his staff appointments, he has served as

Director Plans and Assistant Chief of the Air Staff (Plans) at Air

Headquarters. He is a graduate of Combat Commanders' School,

Air War College, National Defence University and Air Command & Staff

College (USA).

He holds Master's degree in Strategic Studies from National

Defence University. He is a recipient of Sitara-i-Imtiaz (Military).

Air Vice Marshal Noor Abbas was commissioned in Engineering

Branch of Pakistan Air Force in September, 1985. During his

illustrious career, he has commanded an Engineering Wing.

In his staff appointments, he has served as Director Weapon

System Management (F-7) and Assistant Chief of Air Staff (Aircraft

Engineering) at Air Headquarters. Presently he is serving as

Managing Director Aircraft Rebuild Factory at Pakistan Aeronautical

Complex, Kamra.  He holds Bachelor's degree in Aerospace Engineering

and a Master's degree in Mechanical Engineering (USA).

He is a recipient of Sitara-i-Imtiaz (Military).

 

 

 

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