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Air Marshal Sohail Aman appointed as Chief of Pakistan Air Force

His appointment was approved by the Prime Minister of Pakistan Nawaz sharif and he will take the charge immediately from incumbent Air Chief Marshal Tahir Rafique Butt.

Mar 19, 2015 16:15 IST
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Air Marshal Sohail Aman was on 18 March 2015 appointed as the Chief of Pakistan Air Force. Also he was promoted to the rank of Air Chief Marshal from Air Marshal.

 

His appointment was approved by the Prime Minister of Pakistan Nawaz sharif and he will take the charge immediately from incumbent Air Chief Marshal Tahir Rafique Butt.

At the time of his appointment as Chief of Pakistan Air Force, he was serving as Deputy Chief of the Air Staff (Operations) at Air Headquarters, Islamabad.

Air Marshal Sohail Aman was commissioned in the GD (P) Branch of Pakistan Air Force in November, 1980 and his career encompasses a wide range of operational, training and command assignments.

In recognition of his meritorious and exceptionally dedicated services, he was decorated with the award of Hilal-i-Imtiaz, Sitara-i-Imtiaz and Tamgha-i-Imtiaz.

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