RAWALPINDI, Jan 17: The army selection board on Wednesday approved the promotion of 29 brigadiers to the rank of major general.
General Pervez Musharraf presided the board meeting held at the General Headquarters.
Eight of those to be promoted are from infantry, and five each from artillery and army medical corps. They include three officers from Corps of Engineers, two each from Aviation, Armoured Corps and Army Services Corps and one each from Ordnance and Corps of Electrical and Mechanical Engineering.
The brigadiers promoted include: Abid Pervaiz, Armed Corps; Tahir Habib Siddiqui, Armoured Corps; Tariq Rashid Khan, Artillery; Khadim Hussain, Artillery; Kaleem Saber Taseer, Artillery; Ziauddin Najam, Artillery; Akhtar Iqbal, Artillery; Sajjad Ghani, Engineers Corps; Ausaf Ali, Engineers Corps; Muhammad Ahsan Mahmood, Engineers Corps; Muzzammil Hussain, Infantry; Tahir Ashraf Khan, Infantry; Muhammad Asif, Infantry; Muhammad Khalid, Infantry; Ghulam Dastagir, Infantry; Javed Iqbal, Infantry; Shahid Ahmed Hashmat, Infantry; Naseer Khan Janjua, Infantry; Raja Muhammad Arif Nazir, SI (M), Aviation; Nasir Mahmood, SI (M), Aviation; Sohail Shafkat, SI (M), Army Services Corps; Ulfat Hussain, SI (M), Army Service Corps; Muhammad Farooq Iqbal, Ordnance; Muhammad Ovais Mustafa, SI (M), Electrical and Mechanical Engineering Corps; Safvan Majed Janjua, Army Medical Corps (AMC); Jehangir Anwar Khan, AMC; Farooq Ahmed Khan, AMC; Chaudhry Ahmed Khan, AMC; Waqar Ahmed; AMC.