Pakistan Army appoints first female lieutenant general

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Army has appointed a lady officer as lieutenant general for the first time, the navy’s media wing stated on Tuesday.
Major General Nigar Johar, who acquired the coveted put up of a three-star general, has additionally been appointed because the first female surgeon general of the Pakistan Army.
“She is the 1st female officer to be promoted as Lieutenant General. The officer has been appointed as 1st female Surgeon General of Pakistan Army,” the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Director General Maj Gen Babar Iftikhar tweeted.
Johar graduated from the Army Medical College, Rawalpindi, in 1985 and joined the military’s Medical Corps.
In 2017, she turned the third lady officer within the Pakistan Army to realize the rank of main general. The different two girls main generals have been Shahida Badsha and Shahida Malik.
Both her father and husband additionally served within the Army.

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