Air Marshal Ahmer Shahzad Laghari appointed as Vice Chief of Air Staff

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ISLAMABAD: The Government of Pakistan has appointed Air Marshal Ahmer Shehzad Leghari as Vice Chief of the Air Staff, according to the PAF spokesperson on Friday.

Air Marshal Ahmer Shehzad was commissioned in GD (P) Branch of Pakistan Air Force in November 1984. During his illustrious career, he has commanded Combat Commanders’ School (F-7) Squadron and an Operational Air Base.

In his staff appointments, he has served as Director Ops Project, Chief Project Director Falcon and Director General (Logistics) at Joint Staff Headquarters Chaklala. Presently he is serving as Director General (Projects) at Air Headquarters Islamabad.

He has also served as Air Attaché to USA. He is a graduate of Combat Commanders’ School, National Defence University and Command & Staff College UK. He holds a Master’s degree in War Studies and a Master’s degree in Defence Studies from UK. He is a recipient of Sitara-i-Imtiaz (Military) and Legion of Merit (USA).