Lt Gen Majid Ehsan to head Lahore Corps


ISLAMABAD: Lieutenant General Majid Ehsan on Monday was appointed as the Lahore Corps Commander in place of Lt Gen Aamer Riaz who has been appointed as the president of the National Defence University (NDU), according to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR).

Earlier in October, Lieutenant General Asim Muneer was appointed the new director general of the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI).

Lt Gen Muneer’s appointment came after former ISI director general Lt Gen Naveed Mukhtar retired on October 1.

He was among the six major generals who were promoted to the rank of lieutenant general on September 28.

In October, the ISPR had also announced other key appointments of lieutenant generals which were as follows:

Lt Gen Azhar Saleh Abbasi — Chief of Logistics Staff, GHQ

Lt Gen Nadeem Zaki — Commander Mangla Corps

Lt Gen Shaheen Mazher — Commander Peshawar Corps

Lt Gen Abdul Aziz — Military Secretary GHQ

Lt Gen Muhammad Adnan — Vice Chief of General Staff (VCGS) (B)

Lt Gen Waseem Ashraf — IG Arms