In a serious reshuffle within the Pakistan military, Lt Gen Azhar Abbas has been named as the military’s subsequent Chief of Normal Employees (CGS).
Gen Abbas appointee can be the thirty fifth CGS of the military, which is taken into account as probably the most influential place inside the Pak military after the military chief, Daybreak newspaper reported. Gen Abbas replaces Lt Gen Sahir Shamshad Mirza.
Based on Daybreak’s report, the publish is assigned operational and intelligence issues on the Normal Headquarters with directorates of Navy Operations and Navy Intelligence falling beneath his ambit.
The brand new appointee is from the Baloch Regiment, an infantry regiment of the Pakistan Military. Beforehand, Gen Abbas served as commandant of the Infantry College, Quetta, and remained private secretary to the then-army chief, Gen Raheel Sharif.
Individually, Lt Gen Waseem Ashraf, who was commander of Corps-II Multan and the Southern Command, has been transferred and posted as Director-Normal of the Joint Employees Headquarters.
In the meantime, Lt Gen Chiragh Haider would substitute Gen Ashraf at Multan Corps.
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