13 Major. Generals of Pakistan Army have been promoted as Lt. Generals and notification to this would soon be issued.
According to military sources, the promoted generals include ISPR spokesman, Maj. Gen Ather Abbas, DG anti-narcotics force, Syed Shakeel Hussain, DG-personal administration, Maj. Gen Gul Muhammad, DG- Rangers Punjab, Maj. Gen Liaqat Ali, Commandant PMA Kakul, Maj. Gen Raheel Sharif, DG-NDU, Maj. Gen Ather Ali Shah, Commandant FC, Maj. Tariq Khan and Commandant Infantry School Quetta Agha Muhammad Omar Farooq.
Among others, also included are Director ISI, Maj. Gen Zaheer-ul-Islam, DG-Security ISI, Maj. Gen Mumtaz Bajwa, DG-SPD, Maj. General Ausaf Ali, Wajahat Ali and Tariq Mehmood.
Military sources have also announced that COAS, Gen. Ashfaq Pervez Kayani has approved these promotions, notification for which would be issued, within this week.
It is pertinent to note that earlier in the day, selection board had already promoted 29 Brigadiers to the rank of Maj. Generals.