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This is the list of serving generals of the Pakistan Army. At present, the army has two full generals, 27 lieutenant generals and around 160 major generals. Barring exceptions for some major generals, all others have been listed here. The list is arranged according to the officers' respective seniority.

To determine the number and the seniority of the generals, please see the Notes section at the end of the page. All of the names of the generals and their respective posts have been extracted from open sources (i.e., newspapers, television, official websites, ISPR Press Releases, and other governmental data), therefore no top secret information is being divulged. An effort has been made to reference each listing with the relevant source information.

Current Army Senior Command[]

  1. General Nadeem Raza, NI(M), Baloch[1]Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (CJCSC), Chaklala. (Colonel-in-Chief of the Baloch Regiment). Due to retire on 29 November 2016.
  2. General Qamar Javed Bajwa, NI(M), FF[1]Chief of Army Staff (COAS), GHQ. (Colonel-in-Chief of the Frontier Force Regiment). Due to retire on 29 November 2016.
  3. Lt Gen Tariq Khan, HI(M), AC — Commander, I Corps, Mangla. (Colonel Commandant of the Armoured Corps). Due to retire on 1 October 2014.
  4. Lt Gen Muhammad Zaheerul Islam, HI(M), Punjab[2] — DG Inter-Services Intelligence (DG ISI), ISI Dte, Islamabad. (Colonel Commandant of the Punjab Regiment). Due to retire on 1 October 2014.
  5. Lt Gen Salim Nawaz, HI(M), SBt, Baloch[3] — Commander, XXX Corps, Gujranwala. (Colonel Commandant of the Baloch Regiment). Due to retire on 1 October 2014.
  6. Lt Gen Khalid Rabbani, HI(M), Punjab[4] — Commander, XI Corps, Peshawar. Due to retire on 1 October 2014.
  7. Lt Gen Sajjad Ghani, HI(M), Engrs[5] — Commander V Corps, Karachi. (Colonel Commandant of the Corps of Engineers). Due to retire on 1 October 2014.
  8. Lt Gen Muhammad Ahsan Mahmood, HI(M), Engrs[6] — Chairman, Pakistan Ordnance Factories (POF), Wah Cantonment. Due to retire on 15 April 2015.
  9. Lt Gen Muhammad Asif, HI(M), Sind[7] — DG Joint Staff (DG JS), JSHQ, Chaklala. (Colonel Commandant of the Sind Regiment). Due to retire on 15 April 2015.
  10. Lt Gen Abid Pervaiz, HI(M), AC[8] — Commander, II Corps, Multan. Due to retire on 15 April 2015.
  11. Lt Gen Javed Iqbal, HI(M), FF[9] — Commander, XXXI Corps, Bahawalpur. (Colonel Commandant of the Frontier Force Regiment). Due to retire on 15 April 2015.
  12. Lt Gen Nasser Khan Janjua, HI(M), Punjab[10] — Commander, XII Corps, Quetta. Due to retire on 4 October 2015.
  13. Lt Gen Syed Tariq Nadeem Gilani, HI(M), Arty[9] — Chief of Logistics Staff (CLS), GHQ. (Colonel Commandant of the Regiment of Artillery). Due to retire on 4 October 2015.
  14. Lt Gen Muhammad Ijaz Chaudhry, HI(M), Arty[5] — Inspector General Arms (IG Arms), GHQ. Due to retire on 4 October 2015.
  15. Lt Gen Naweed Zaman, HI(M), Punjab[11] — Commander, IV Corps, Lahore. Due to retire on 4 October 2015.
  16. Lt Gen Maqsood Ahmad, HI(M), FF[12] — Military Adviser, Department of Peacekeeping Operations (DPKO) at United Nations, New York City, NY, United States. Due to retire on 13 January 2017.
  17. Lt Gen Zubair Mahmood Hayat, HI(M), Arty[9] — DG Strategic Plans Division (DG SPD), Chaklala. Due to retire on 13 January 2017.
  18. Lt Gen Syed Wajid Hussain, HI(M), AC[13] — Chairman, Heavy Industries Taxila (HIT), Taxila. Due to retire on 13 January 2017.
  19. Lt Gen Najib Ullah Khan, HI(M), Engrs[5] — Quarter-Master General (QMG) & Engineer-in-Chief (E-in-C), GHQ. Due to retire on 13 January 2017.
  20. Lt Gen Ishfaq Nadeem Ahmad, HI(M), AK[14] — Chief of General Staff (CGS), GHQ. (Colonel Commandant of the Azad Kashmir Regiment). Due to retire on 8 August 2017.
  21. Lt Gen Zamir Ul Hassan Shah, HI(M), TBt, AD[9] — Adjutant General (AG), GHQ. (Colonel Commandant of the Army Air Defence). Due to retire on 8 August 2017.
  22. Lt Gen Javed Iqbal Ramday, HI(M), Sind[10] — President, National Defence University (NDU), Islamabad. Due to retire on 8 August 2017.
  23. Lt Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa, HI(M), Baloch[15] — Commander, X Corps, Rawalpindi. (Colonel Commandant of the NLI Regiment). Due to retire on 8 August 2017.
  24. Lt Gen Khalid Asghar, HI(M), Engrs[11] — Inspector General Communications and IT (IGC&IT), GHQ. Due to retire on 20 September 2017.
  25. Lt Gen Mazhar Jamil, HI(M), Arty[11] — Military Secretary (MS), GHQ. Due to retire on 20 September 2017.
  26. Lt Gen Muhammad Zahid Latif Mirza, HI(M), AD[9] — Commander, Army Air Defence Command (Comd AAD Comd), Rawalpindi. Due to retire on 20 December 2017.
  27. Lt Gen Ikram Ul Haq, HI(M), AK[9] — Inspector General Training and Evaluation (IGT&E), GHQ. Due to retire on 20 December 2017.
  28. Lt Gen Obaid Ullah Khan, HI(M), Arty — Commander, Army Strategic Forces Command (Comd ASFC), Rawalpindi. Due to retire on 20 December 2017.
  29. Maj Gen Muhammad Khalid Rao, HI(M), Sigs[16] (superseded) — DG Special Communication Organization (DG SCO), Rawalpindi.
  30. Maj Gen Rehan Bashir, HI(M), SI, EME[17] (superseded) — DG Project Management Organization (DG PMO), Khanpur.
  31. Maj Gen Junaid Rehmat, HI(M), Engrs[18] (superseded) — DG Welfare and Rehabilation (DG W&R) at AG Branch, GHQ.
  32. Maj Gen Waqar Ahmed, HI(M), Sigs[19] (superseded) — Signal Officer-in-Chief (SO-in-C) at IGC&IT Branch, GHQ.
  33. Maj Gen Muhammad Tahir, HI(M), Avn[20] (superseded) — DG (Security) at SPD, Chaklala.
  34. Maj Gen Muhammad Azeem Asif, HI(M), Engrs[21] (superseded) — Deputy Chairman, Earthquake Reconstruction & Rehabilitation Authority (ERRA), Islamabad.
  35. Maj Gen Muhammad Rafiq Sabir, HI(M), Engrs (superseded) — DG Engineers (DG Engrs) at Arms Branch, GHQ.
  36. Maj Gen Wasim Sadiq, HI(M), Baloch (superseded) — .
  37. Maj Gen Javaid Iqbal Nasar, HI(M), Arty (superseded) — DG National Guard (DG NG), GHQ.
  38. Maj Gen Raza Muhammad, HI(M), Sind[22] (superseded) — Additional Secretary at Ministry of Defence Production (MoDP), Rawalpindi.
  39. Maj Gen Khawar Hanif, HI(M), Punjab (superseded) — DG Anti-Narcotics Force (DG ANF), Rawalpindi.
  40. Maj Gen Farrukh Bashir, HI(M), Punjab[23] (superseded) — DG Defence Security Guards[24] (DG DSG), GHQ.
  41. Maj Gen Muhammad Farrukh Rashid, HI(M), Punjab[25] (superseded) — DG Foreign Military Cooperation (DG FMC) at JSHQ, Chaklala.
  42. Maj Gen Noel Israel Khokhar, HI(M), Arty(superseded) — DG Institute of Strategic Studies, Research and Analysis (DG ISSRA) at NDU, Islamabad.
  43. Maj Gen Tahir Masood, HI(M), AD (superseded) — .
  44. Maj Gen Changez Dil Khan, HI(M), AC (superseded) — DG Armoured Corps (DG AC) at Arms Branch, GHQ.
  45. Maj Gen Sahibzada Isfandiyar Ali Khan Pataudi, HI(M), AC (superseded) — Vice Chief of Logistics Staff (VCLS-B) at CLS Branch, GHQ.
  46. Maj Gen Shaukat Iqbal, HI(M), Arty (superseded) — DG Artillery (DG Arty) at Arms Branch, GHQ.
  47. Maj Gen Muhammad Saad Khattak, HI(M), AK (superseded) — .
  48. Maj Gen Sajjad Ali Khan, HI(M), FF[23] (superseded) — DG Quartering and Lands (DG Q&L) at QMG Branch, GHQ.
  49. Maj Gen Khalid Mahmood, HI(M), AK (superseded) — DG Security and Counter-Terrorism (DG S&CT), Peshawar.
  50. Maj Gen Abid Hasan, HI(M), Baloch (superseded) — DG Operations and Plans (DG O&P) at JSHQ, Chaklala.
  51. Maj Gen Nasrullah Tahir Dogar, HI(M), FF (superseded) — .
  52. Maj Gen Allah Ditta Khan, HI(M), Arty[26] (superseded) — GOC 21st Artillery Division, Pano Aqil.
  53. Maj Gen Imtiaz Hussain Sherazi, HI(M), ASC (superseded) — Commander, Logistics Area (Comd Log Area), Rawalpindi.
  54. Maj Gen Muhammad Tauqeer Ahmad, HI(M), ASC[25] (superseded) — DG Budget at AG Branch, GHQ.
  55. Maj Gen Agha Masood Akram, HI(M), FF (superseded) — Vice Chief of Logistics Staff (VCLS-A) at CLS Branch, GHQ.
  56. Maj Gen Inam Ul Haque, HI(M), FF (superseded) — GOC 18th Infantry Division, Hyderabad.
  57. Maj Gen Sohail Ahmad Khan, HI(M), Punjab[27] (superseded) — Vice Military Secretary (VMS) at MS Branch, GHQ.
  58. Maj Gen Muhammad Imran Zafar, HI(M), Engrs[28] (superseded) — DG Housing at AG Branch, GHQ.
  59. Maj Gen Naveed Ahmed, HI(M), Arty[29] — Sector Commander, ISI Sindh, Karachi.
  60. Maj Gen Sohail Abbas Zaidi, HI(M), Sigs[28] — DG (Technical) at ISI Dte, Islamabad.
  61. Maj Gen Rizwan Akhtar, HI(M), FF[2] — DG Rangers (Sindh), Karachi.[30]
  62. Maj Gen Shahzad Sikander, HI(M), Engrs — DG Works and Chief Engineer (DG W&CE) at E-in-C Branch, GHQ.
  63. Maj Gen Mian Muhammad Hilal Hussain, HI(M), Arty[25] — DG Military Training (DG MT) at IGT&E Branch, GHQ.
  64. Maj Gen Tariq Javed, HI(M), AK — DG Personnel Administration (DG PA) at AG Branch, GHQ.
  65. Maj Gen Ghayur Mahmood, HI(M), TBt, FF[31] — Vice Chief of General Staff (VCGS-B) at CGS Branch, GHQ.
  66. Maj Gen Asghar Nawaz, HI(M), Engrs[32] — DG National Logistics Cell (DG NLC), Rawalpindi.
  67. Maj Gen Nadir Zeb, HI(M), AC[23] — DG Human Resources Development (DG HRD) at IGT&E Branch, GHQ.
  68. Maj Gen Muhammad Iqbal Asi, HI(M), Sind — GOC 19th Infantry Division, Swat.[33]
  69. Maj Gen Nazir Ahmed Butt, HI(M), FF — Commandant, Pakistan Military Academy (Comdt PMA), Kakul.
  70. Maj Gen Jamil Rehmat Vance, HI(M), ASC — DG Remount, Veterinary and Farms Corps (DG RV&FC) at AG Branch, GHQ.
  71. Maj Gen Muhammad Ejaz Shahid, HI(M), Arty[34] — IG Frontier Corps (IGFC Balochistan), Quetta.
  72. Maj Gen Amir Azeem Bajwa, HI(M), Sigs — DG C4I at IGC&IT Branch, GHQ.
  73. Maj Gen Tariq Ghafoor, HI(M), FF[25] — GOC 14th Infantry Division, Okara.[35]
  74. Maj Gen Muhammad Junaid, HI(M), EME[23] — DG Defence Science and Technology Organization (DG DESTO), Rawalpindi.
  75. Maj Gen Iftikhar Ahmad Wyne, HI(M), AC — Chief of Staff, Central Command (COS CC), Kharian.
  76. Maj Gen Muhammad Salim Raza, HI(M), AD — DG Air Defence (DG AD) at Arms Branch, GHQ.
  77. Maj Gen Muhammad Abid Nazir, HI(M), Baloch[26] — Commander, Logistics Area (Comd Log Area), Peshawar.
  78. Maj Gen Naveed Mukhtar, HI(M), AC[26] — DG (Counter-Terrorism) at ISI Dte, Islamabad.
  79. Maj Gen Hidayat Ur Rehman, HI(M), AK[25] — Chief Instructor, B-Division (CI B-Div) at NDU, Islamabad.
  80. Maj Gen Muhammad Arif Warraich, HI(M), Baloch[26] — GOC 16th Infantry Division, Pano Aqil.
  81. Maj Gen Malik Zafar Iqbal, HI(M), Baloch — DG Personnel Services (DG PS) at AG Branch, GHQ.
  82. Maj Gen Mazhar Saleem Khan, HI(M), Punjab[36] — DG Military Lands and Cantonments (DG ML&C), Rawalpindi.
  83. Maj Gen Javed Mahmood Bukhari, HI(M), Engrs[37] — GOC 17th Infantry Division, Swat.[38]
  84. Maj Gen Anwar Ali Hyder, HI(M), FF — DG Staff Duties (DG SD) at COAS Secretariat, GHQ.
  85. Maj Gen Tariq Haleem Suri, HI(M), Ord[27] — DG Ordnance Services (DG OS) at QMG Branch, GHQ.
  86. Maj Gen Rehan Abdul Baqi, HI(M), EME — DG Inspectorate of Technical Development (DG ITD) at IGC&IT Branch, GHQ.
  87. Maj Gen Arshad Mahmood, HI(M), ASC — DG Supply and Transport (DG S&T) at CLS Branch, GHQ.
  88. Maj Gen Khalid Mehmood, HI(M), EME — DG Electrical and Mechanical Engineering (DG EME) at IGC&IT Branch, GHQ.
  89. Maj Gen Omar Mahmood Hayat, HI(M), Ord — DG Procurement (Army) at QMG Branch, GHQ.
  90. Maj Gen Sajjad Rasul, HI(M), SBt, Sind[29] — DG (Security) at ISI Dte, Islamabad.
  91. Maj Gen Shahid Baig Mirza, HI(M), Punjab[27] — Commandant, Command and Staff College (Comdt C&SC), Quetta.
  92. Maj Gen Asim Saleem Bajwa, HI(M), TBt, Punjab[23] — DG Inter-Services Public Relations (DG ISPR), Rawalpindi.
  93. Maj Gen Muhammad Jaffer, HI(M), FF[25] — Commandant, School of Infantry and Tactics (Comdt SI&T), Quetta.
  94. Maj Gen Sadiq Ali, HI(M), AC[27] — GOC 35th Infantry Division, Bahawalpur.
  95. Maj Gen Syed Najam ul Hassan Shah, HI(M), Sind — DG Infantry (DG Inf) at Arms Branch, GHQ.
  96. Maj Gen Farhan Akhtar, Arty[26] — DG (Personnel) at ISI Dte, Islamabad.
  97. Maj Gen Umar Farooq Durrani, AC[27] — Vice Chief of General Staff (VCGS-A) at CGS Branch, GHQ.
  98. Maj Gen Ahmad Mahmood Hayat, AC[37] — DG (Analysis) at ISI Dte, Islamabad.
  99. Maj Gen Khan Tahir Javed Khan, SBt, Arty[25] — DG Rangers (Punjab), Lahore.
  100. Maj Gen Ghulam Qamar, FF — DG Doctrine and Evaluation (DG D&E) at IGT&E Branch, GHQ.
  101. Maj Gen Ali Abbas Hyder, SBt, Baloch — DG MRC at CGS Branch, GHQ.
  102. Maj Gen Aamer Riaz, FF[15] — DG Military Operations (DG MO) at CGS Branch, GHQ.
  103. Maj Gen Abid Rafique, Punjab[39] — GOC Special Services Group (GOC SSG), Cherat.
  104. Maj Gen Muhammad Asif Khattak, CMI[23] — Commander, Logistics Area (Comd Log Area), Gujranwala. (Colonel Commandant of the Corps of Military Intelligence).
  105. Maj Gen Umar Farooq Barki, AC[40] — GOC 6th Armoured Division, Gujranwala.
  106. Maj Gen Muhammad Shafiq, AC — GOC 26th Mechanised Division, Bahawalpur.
  107. Maj Gen Musarrat Nawaz Malik, Arty — Chief Instructor, A-Division (CI A-Div) at NDU, Islamabad.
  108. Maj Gen Naseer Ali Khan, Arty — GOC 8th Infantry Division, Sialkot.
  109. Maj Gen Muhammad Irshad, Arty — GOC 2nd Artillery Division, Multan.
  110. Maj Gen Samrez Salik, Arty[41] — GOC 33rd Infantry Division, Quetta.
  111. Maj Gen Akhtar Jamil Rao, Engrs — GOC 45th Engineers Division, Rawalpindi.
  112. Maj Gen Hafiz Masroor Ahmed, FF[42] — Commander, Force Command Gilgit-Baltistan (Comd FCGB), Gilgit.[43]
  113. Maj Gen Nasir Dilawar Shah, Avn[29] — DG (Counterintelligence) at ISI Dte, Islamabad.
  114. Maj Gen Sarfraz Sattar, AC[44] — DG Military Intelligence (DG MI) at CGS Branch, GHQ.
  115. Maj Gen Mohammed Naeem Ashraf, AC[26] — GOC 25th Mechanised Division, Karachi.
  116. Maj Gen Humayun Aziz, Arty — .
  117. Maj Gen Qazi Muhammad Ikram Ahmad, Arty — .
  118. Maj Gen Syed Shafqat Asghar, Arty — DG Weapons & Equipment (DG W&E) at QMG Branch, GHQ.
  119. Maj Gen Muhammad Humayun Saleem, Arty[25] — GOC 22nd Artillery Division, Sargodha.
  120. Maj Gen Bilal Akbar, Arty[45] — GOC 11th Infantry Division, Lahore.
  121. Maj Gen Farhat Abbas Sani, AD[26] — GOC 3rd Air Defence Division, Sargodha.
  122. Maj Gen Muhammad Ajmal Iqbal, Engrs[25] — Deputy Engineer-in-Chief (Dy E-in-C) at E-in-C Branch, GHQ.
  123. Maj Gen Anwar Ul Haq Chaudhry, Engrs[26] — Commandant, Military College of Engineering (Comdt MCE), Risalpur.
  124. Maj Gen Muhammad Afzal, Engrs[25] — DG Frontier Works Organisation (DG FWO), Rawalpindi.
  125. Maj Gen Faheem Ul Aziz, Inf — GOC 12th Infantry Division, Murree.[46]
  126. Maj Gen Nadeem Raza, Inf[47] — GOC 9th Infantry Division, Wana, South Waziristan.[48]
  127. Maj Gen Muhammad Tayyab Azam, Inf[31] — IG Frontier Corps (IGFC Khyber Pakhtunkhwa), Peshawar.[49]
  128. Maj Gen Raja Aftab Khan, Inf[50] — Sector Commander, ISI Punjab, Lahore.
  129. Maj Gen Sher Afgun, AK — GOC 23rd Infantry Division, Jhelum.
  130. Maj Gen Amer Aslam Khan, TBt, Baloch[26] — GOC 15th Infantry Division, Sialkot.
  131. Maj Gen Abid Ejaz Kahloon, Inf[37] — GOC 40th Infantry Division, Dera Ismail Khan.[51]
  132. Maj Gen Anjum Enayat, Avn — GOC Army Aviation Command, Rawalpindi.
  133. Maj Gen Iftikhar Aamir, Avn[26] — Sector Commander, ISI Balochistan, Quetta.
  134. Maj Gen Mushtaq Ahmad Faisal, ASC — .
  135. Maj Gen Qaiser Anees Khurram, EME — DG Military Vehicles, Research and Development Establishment (DG MVRDE), Rawalpindi.
  136. Maj Gen Mohammad Muazzam Ali, EME[26] — DG Heavy Industries Taxila (DG HIT), Taxila.
  137. Maj Gen Syed Hasnat Amir Gilani, AC[27] — GOC 1st Armoured Division, Multan.
  138. Maj Gen Azhar Saleh Abbasi, AC — .
  139. Maj Gen Abdullah Dogar, AC — .
  140. Maj Gen Abid Mumtaz, Arty — .
  141. Maj Gen Syed Qaiser Abbas Shah, Arty — .
  142. Maj Gen Shahid Mahmood Kayani, Arty — .
  143. Maj Gen Asif Ali, Arty — .
  144. Maj Gen Muhammad Abdul Aziz, Arty — .
  145. Maj Gen Hamood Uz Zaman Khan, AD — GOC 4th Air Defence Division, Malir.
  146. Maj Gen Jamil Masood, Engrs — .
  147. Maj Gen Moazzam Ejaz, Engrs — .
  148. Maj Gen Ali Farhan, Sigs[27] — Commandant, Military College of Signals (Comdt MCS), Rawalpindi.
  149. Maj Gen Shahzad Naeem Khan, FF — .
  150. Maj Gen Majid Ehsan, Punjab[27] — Chief of Staff, Southern Command (COS SC), Quetta.
  151. Maj Gen Aamir Abbasi, FF[27] — GOC 10th Infantry Division, Lahore.
  152. Maj Gen Zafar Ul Haq, FF — .
  153. Maj Gen Azhar Naveed Hayat Khan, Baloch — .
  154. Maj Gen Zafar Ullah Khan, FF[27] — GOC 7th Infantry Division, Miranshah, North Waziristan.[52]
  155. Maj Gen Syed Asim Munir Ahmed Shah, FF — .
  156. Maj Gen Fida Hussain Malik, FF — .
  157. Maj Gen Muhammad Ihsanullah, FF — .
  158. Maj Gen Mohammad Khalil Dar, Avn — .
  159. Maj Gen Tariq Qaddus, CMI — .
  160. Maj Gen Shahzad Malik, Ord — .
  161. Maj Gen Shahzad Naeem Qureshi, EME — .

Senior Medical Officers[]

  1. Lt Gen Azhar Rashid, HI(M), AMC[53] — Surgeon General/DG Medical Services (Inter-Services), GHQ. (Colonel Commandant of the Army Medical Corps). Due to retire on 11 May 2015.
  2. Maj Gen Akhtar Waheed, HI(M), AMC[54] — Commandant, Armed Forces Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine (Comdt AFIRM), Rawalpindi. Due to retire on 29 January 2015.
  3. Maj Gen Salman Ali, HI(M), AMC — Principal, Army Medical College (AMC), Rawalpindi. Due to retire on 8 March 2015.
  4. Maj Gen Shahab Naqvi, HI(M), AMC — .
  5. Maj Gen Adil Khan, HI(M), AMC[55] — DG Medical Services (Navy) at DMS Branch, GHQ. Due to retire in 2014.
  6. Maj Gen Maqbool Ahmed, AMC[55] — DG Surgery at DMS Branch, GHQ.
  7. Maj Gen Viqar Ahmed Khan, AMC[55] — Commandant, Armed Forces Post-Graduate Medical Institute (Comdt AFPGMI), Rawalpindi. Due to retire on 22 March 2015.
  8. Maj Gen Muhammad Ahmed, AMC — Professor of Surgery at Army Medical College, Rawalpindi.
  9. Maj Gen Syed Badshah Hussain Zaidi, AMC — Adviser in Medicine at Army Medical College, Rawalpindi.
  10. Maj Gen Malik Muhammad Abbas, AMC[56] — Secretary, Health Department at Government of Azad Jammu and Kashmir, Rawalpindi.
  11. Maj Gen Asif Mumtaz Sukhera, AMC — .
  12. Maj Gen Muhammad Ayub, AMC — Professor of Pathology at Army Medical College, Rawalpindi.
  13. Maj Gen Salahuddin Qasim, AMC[57] — Commandant, Combined Military Hospital (CMH), Rawalpindi.
  14. Maj Gen Jawad Khaliq Ansari, AMC — Professor of Medicine at Army Medical College, Rawalpindi.
  15. Maj Gen Syed Muhammad Imran Majeed, AMC[58] — Commandant, Armed Forces Institute of Cardiology (Comdt AFIC)/Executive Director, National Institute of Heart Diseases (NIHD), Rawalpindi.
  16. Maj Gen Sohail Hafeez, AMC — Professor of Orthopaedics at Army Medical College, Rawalpindi, Islamabad.
  17. Maj Gen Amjad Iqbal, AMC — Professor of Anaesthesia at Army Medical College, Rawalpindi.
  18. Maj Gen Mazhar Ishaq, AMC — Commandant, Armed Forces Institute of Ophthalmology (AFIO), Rawalpindi.
  19. Maj Gen Muhammad Ashfaq, AMC — Adviser in ENT at Army Medical College, Rawalpindi.
  20. Maj Gen Khalid Hussain Asad, AMC —
  21. Maj Gen Najam us Saqib, AMC —
  22. Maj Gen Iftikhar Hussain, AMC — Adviser in Oncology at Army Medical College, Rawalpindi.
  23. Maj Gen Parvez Ahmed, AMC — Adviser in Pathology at Armed Forces Institute of Pathology (AFIP), Rawalpindi.
  24. Maj Gen Saleem Jehangir, AMC — Commandant, Armed Forces Institute of Mental Health (AFIMH), Rawalpindi.

Senior commanders during 1965 and 1971 Wars[]

During the 1965 Indo-Pakistani War, there were only two Lt. Gens in the Army; Bakhtiar Rana the Commander I Corps and Altaf Qadir who was on deputation to CENTO, Turkey and a handful of Maj. Gens.[59]

During the 1971 Indo-Pakistani War, the number of Lt Gens reached 12 while there were two full generals; five were posted at the GHQ/CMLA HQ, one at the CENTO HQ in Ankara, Turkey, four were corps commanders, and the rest of four were governors under the martial law. General Yahya Khan was the Commander-in-Chief, General Abdul Hamid Khan was the Chief of Staff (COS), Lt Gen S.G.M.M. Peerzada was the PSO CMLA HQ in Rawalpindi, Lt Gen Gul Hassan Khan was the Chief of General Staff (CGS), and Lt Gen Khawaja Wasiuddin was the Master-General of Ordnance (MGO). Lt Gen Muhammad Shariff was sent as Permanent Representative to the CENTO HQ in Turkey. Eastern Command was under Lt Gen A.A.K. Niazi, I Corps was under Lt Gen Irshad Ahmad Khan, II Corps was under Lt Gen Tikka Khan, IV Corps was under Lt Gen Bahadur Sher. On the other hand, Punjab (Pakistan) was Lt Gen Attiqur Rahman, governor Sindh was Lt Gen Rakhman Gul, the North-West Frontier Province was Lt Gen K.M. Azhar, and Balochistan was Lt Gen Riaz Hussain.


All the names in the list are extracted from open sources (which in turn rely on Pakistan Army's ISPR press releases), therefore the above names might not correlate with the actual current posts of the commanders. The promotions from brigadiers to major-generals are done in groups once every year. The links from 2002 and onwards are: 2002 (27), 2003 (19), 2004 (18), 2005 (26), 2006 (29), 2007 (29), 2008 (26), 2009 (25), 2010 March (29), 2010 November (23), 2011 (19), 2012 (19), 2013 (29), and 2014

Additionally, the seniority for major-generals is ascertained from the bi-annual military award recipients of Hilal-e-Imtiaz (Military); first on 23 March (Pakistan Day) and then on 14 August (Independence Day). The links from 1999 and onwards are: 1999 March & August, 2001 March & August, 2002 March & August, 2003 March, 2003 August, 2004 March, 2004 August, 2005 March, 2005 August, 2006 March, 2006 August, 2007 March, 2007 August, 2008 March, 2008 August, 2009 March, 2009 August, 2010 March, 2010 August, 2011 March, 2011 August, 2012 March, 2012 August, 2013 March, August 2013, March 2014. Similarly, civilian and military awards for outstanding individuals are announced every year on 14 August and an investiture ceremony is held on the following 23 March. The links from 2001 and onwards are: 2001, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, and 2012.

Information is also gleaned from the wreath-laying ceremonies for the 10 Nishan-e-Haider recipients each year on 6 September (Defence Day). The links from 2005 onwards are: 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, and 2012.

Following abbreviations have been used for the respective units/regiments of the officers,

  • Avn — Army Aviation Corps
  • CMI — Corps of Military Intelligence
  • ASC — Army Services Corps
  • Ord — Army Ordnance Corps
  • EME — Corps of Electrical and Mechanical Engineers
  • AMC — Army Medical Corps


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