Kaleem Saadat appointed air chief

20 Mar 2003

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ISLAMABAD, March 19: Air Marshal Kaleem Saadat has been appointed chief of Air Staff with immediate effect, says an ISPR statement issued here on Wednesday.

He has also been promoted to the rank of air chief marshal.

The chief of Air Staff called on President Gen Pervez Musharraf at the Aiwan-i-Sadar after his appointment.

The president congratulated Air Chief Marshal Kaleem Saadat on his appointment as Chief of Air Staff and wished him success in his new responsibilities.

The chief of Air Staff thanked the president and said he would strive to live up to the trust reposed in him.