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ISPR gets new DG

Discussion in 'Pakistan Army' started by Devil Soul, Apr 27, 2012.

  1. Devil Soul

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    Maj. Gen. Asim Saleem Bajawa appointed new DG ISPR.
    Maj. Gen. Athar Abbas will be retiring in June 2012...
     
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    what is the background of the new DG-ISI
     
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    I wish best of luck for incoming General and happy post retirement life for out going
     
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    Not isi.. Ispr
     
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    Bro its ISPR not ISI :)
    btw here is lil info i got
    Maj Gen Asim Saleem Bajwa, TBt, Inf[83] — GOC 40th Infantry Division, Okara. (Relieved 14th Infantry Division after Operation Rah-e-Nijat. Currently operating in South Waziristan and Dera Ismail Khan vicinity)
     
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    do u mean relieved of command?

    my bad sir.
     
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    Hehe Fatman sir. Isi just got a new dg.
     
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    I think transferred will be more appropriate word???
    btw as per Wikipedia " Maj Gen Asim Saleem Bajwa, TBt, Inf[67] — GOC 40th Infantry Division, Dera Ismail Khan.[68]"
     
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    I believe it's the officer on the left.
     
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    Asim Bajwa appointed as new DG*ISPR
    ISLAMABAD: Chief of Army Staff General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani on Friday appointed Major General Asim Bajwa as the new director general of the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) and spokesman for the Pakistan army, DawnNews reported.

    *Major General Athar Abbas, the incumbent of the office, is due to retire in June, 2012.

    Bajwa was posted in Dera Ismail Khan as a general officer commanding for the past two years.

    Under Bajwa’s leadership, the army conducted military operations in the* South Waziristan tribal region to eliminate militancy and restore peace.

    Prior to that, Bajwa served as the deputy military secretary under Pervez Musharraf.

    Major General Asim Bajwa will take on responsibilities of the new office after Abbas retires in June.

    Asim Bajwa appointed as new DG ISPR | DAWN.COM
     
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    Maj Gen Asim Bajwa to replace Athar Abbas as DG ISPR
    By Web Desk / Our Correspondent
    Published: April 27, 2012

    ISLAMABAD: Major General Asim Bajwa has been appointed the new director general of the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) and spokesman for the Pakistan Army.
    A military official has confirmed that Army Chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani named Bajwa to replace the incumbent DG ISPR Major General Athar Abbas, who retires in June this year.
    The incoming DG ISPR is currently posted in Dera Ismail Khan as general officer commanding.
    Bajwa has supervised key military operations to flush out militants from the South Waziristan Agency.
    He also served as former dictator General Pervez Musharraf’s deputy military secretary and commanded the important 111 brigade.
    Bajwa will take charge of his new responsibilities after Abbas retires in June.
    Major General Abbas was commissioned in October 1976 from Pakistan Military Academy, Kakul and belongs to the Armoured Corps.
    He has held various command, staff and instructional appointments that include command of an armoured regiment, armoured brigade and armoured division.
    A graduate of Command and Staff College, Quetta and Armed Forces Staff College, Malaysia, he has been General Staff Officer (Operations) in various armoured formation.
    He is a participant of the Executive Course at Asia Pacific Centre for Security Studies, Hawaii, USA. He has attended Armed Forces War Course and National Defence Course at the National Defence College, Islamabad.
    A Masters degree holder in War Studies and Strategic Studies from Quaid-e-Azam University, he was also on the faculty of Command and Staff College, Quetta and National Defence College, Islamabad.
    He was promoted to Major General in June 2005 and has commanded an armoured division from June 2005 to June 2007.

    Maj Gen Asim Bajwa to replace Athar Abbas as DG ISPR – The Express Tribune
     
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    my hats off to Maj Gen. A. Abbas for maintaining professionalism and doing a fairly good job as DGISPR...

    wishing success and good luck for his successor
     
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    Athar Abbas,professional,sober, got the aesthetic looks, soft spoken and i'm disappointed why he wasn't made a LT.General. Perhaps not liked by his bosses?
     
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    Major Gen. Atthar Abbas, was a well groomed officer.

    He was good choice for the job.
     
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    Athar Abbas will be working in SPD now.