Rawalpindi: Jan 16, 2020 (TNS): Major General Babar Iftikhar has been appointed as Director General of the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), replacing Major General Asif Ghafoor.
According to ISPR, Major General Asif Ghafoor has been given new assignment of General Officer Commanding (GCO) Okara.
Major General Asif Ghafoor was appointed as the DG ISPR in December 2016. He had replaced Lieutenant General Asim Bajwa.
Major Gen Asif Ghafoor was commissioned on September 9, 1988, in 87 Medium Regiment. He is a graduate of Command and Staff College Quetta, Command & Staff College Bandung (Indonesia) and NDU Islamabad. He holds a master’s degree in strategic studies.
Major General Ghafoor is a recipient of the COAS Commendation Card for operations in Bajaur in 2008.