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Pakistan Army Appoints New DG ISPR, to Replace Maj. Gen. Asif Ghafoor

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  1. Dil_Pakistan

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    Pakistan Army’s Major General Babar Iftikhar has been appointed as the new Director-General of Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), replacing Major General Asif Ghafoor, sources have claimed.

    Asif Ghafoor was appointed DG ISPR back in 2016 and upon finishing his tenure as head of the military’s information wing, he has now been posted as GOC 40th Infantry Division in Okara.


    No official confirmation about the change at the highest level has come yet, however, ISPR is expected to make the announcement in the evening.

    Reports are claiming that Major General Asif Ghafoor is due to be promoted to the rank of Lieutenant General and has finished his term as the Director-General of the media wing of Pakistan Army.

    Note: This is a developing story and will be updated as more information becomes available.


    https://propakistani.pk/2020/01/16/...-new-dg-ispr-to-replace-maj-gen-asif-ghafoor/
     
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    Major General Babur Iftekhar appointed as the new DG ISPR.

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    Major General Babar Iftikhar has been posted as new DG, ISPR. Major General Asif Ghafoor has been transferred to the GOC 40 Division (Okara).
    Major General #AsifGhafoor completed his tenure as #DGISPR & now has been posted as GOC of 40 Div Okara. He was appointed in 2016 & belonged to 87 SP Artillery, took #ISPR to new heights. Farewell Sir & best wishes for your future appointments.
     
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    Was he due to retire, or is this related to his twitter spat?
     
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    News is that Maj. Gen. Asif Ghafoor has been replaced by Maj. Gen. Babar Iftikhar as DG ISPR





     
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    bad decision
     
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    Major General #AsifGhafoor completed his tenure as #DGISPR & now has been posted as GOC of 40 Div Okara. He was appointed in 2016 & belonged to 87 SP Artillery, took #ISPR to new heights. Farewell Sir & best wishes for your future appointments.
     
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    And he is given command of a formation in Strike Corps. Artillery Divisions were candidates too. His command of an infantry Bde could have played a part. Just seems an interim command post till promotion.
     
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    how many threads will we have on one topic
     
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    ISPR....stands for.....Inter-Services PUBLIC RELATIONS.
     
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    Once there used to be the post of DG ISI that famous. Now its DG ISPR. Welcome to the Era of 5th generation warfare.
     
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    Good decision and timely one, soon will see halt to some childish tweets From civilian side too , there are limits , specially when talking to female reporter and actors , interactions with female meida persons is highly unliked by public specially of top ranks ***,,,,
     
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