PAF appoints Air Marshal Aasim Zaheer as vice chief



ISLAMABAD: Air Marshal Aasim Zaheer was appointed as the new vice chief of air staff on Saturday.

Commissioned in Pakistan Air Force’s (PAF) GD (P) branch in November, 1984, he previously served as Chief Project Director (CPD) Falcon and deputy director Operations (F-16).

Furthermore, he commanded a fighter squadron, an air base and the PAF Academy in Risalpur.

He graduated from the Combat Commanders’ School, National Defence University and General Staff College, Germany.

Moreover, he is also a qualified flying instructor.

Zaheer was previously awarded Hilal-e-Imtiaz for his services.