ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Air Power (PAF) on Friday obtained its new head, after Air Chief Marshal Zaheer Ahmed Babar was handed over the command of the pressure at a ceremony in Islamabad.

ACM Zaheer Ahmed Babar was given his new stars and the command sword by the outgoing Air Chief Mujahid Anwar Khan.

As a part of custom, the outgoing air chief reviewed a guard of honour on his final day in workplace. He was additionally given a salute by JF-17 fighter jets.

Prime Minister Imran Khan had accepted the appointment of Air Chief Marshal Babar earlier this week.


The newly-appointed chief joined the PAF in April 1986 as a basic responsibility pilot.

Throughout his profession, he has commanded a fighter squadron, a flying wing, an operational airbase and regional air command.

In his employees appointments, he has served as assistant chief of the air employees (OR&D), assistant chief of the air employees (Coaching-Officers) and extra secretary on the Ministry of Defence.

He’s a graduate of the Fight Commanders’ Faculty, Air Warfare School and Royal School of Defence Research (RCDS) within the UK.

Earlier than taking cost because the PAF chief he was serving on the Air Headquarters Islamabad as deputy chief of the air employees (Administration).

He was additionally awarded the Tamgha-i-Imtiaz (Army), Sitara-i-Imtiaz (Army) and Hilal-i-Imtiaz (Army).

It’s anticipated that the brand new Chief of Air Workers (CAS) will lead a flypast within the Pakistan Day Parade on March 23.

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