Mujahid Anwar Khan to replace Sohail Aman as Air chief
Islamabad (Web Desk): The Government of Pakistan on Friday has approved the appointment of Air Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan as new chief of air staff.
According to a statement by the Pakistan Air Force (PAF), Mujahid Khan would take charge from March 19 on the retirement of outgoing air chief Sohail Aman.
Director-General ISPR Major General Asif Ghafoor has also congratulated Mujahid Anwar wishing best luck to carry out the baton of Air force.
Congrats to Air Chief Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan on appointment as Chief of Air Staff Pakistan Air Force. Best wishes from Pakistan Armed Forces. Good luck for carrying forward the baton.
— Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor (@OfficialDGISPR) March 16, 2018
Mujahid Khan is currently serving as Director General Air Force Strategic Command at Air Headquarters and as Deputy Chief of the Air Staff (Support).
Born on December 23, 1962, Air Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan was commissioned in GD(P) Branch in December 1983 and received the coveted Sword of Honour, Best Pilot Trophy and Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee Gold Medal from PAF Academy Asghar Khan.
In recognition of his meritorious services, he has been awarded Hilal-i-Imtiaz (Military), Sitara-i-Imtiaz (Military) and Tamgha-i-Imtiaz (Military).