Lieutenant General Nigar Johar becomes first Pakistan’s Female Colonel Commandant

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Lieutenant General Nigar Johar becomes first Pakistan's Female Colonel Commandant
Lieutenant General Nigar Johar becomes first Pakistan's Female Colonel Commandant
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Lieutenant General Nigar Johar has been appointed as Colonel Commandant of Army Medical Corps (AMC), the first female ever to serve the post, the Inter-Services Public Relations said Friday.

The military’s media wing, in a statement, said that Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa pinned the badges of the new rank on Lt Gen Johar’s uniform during a ceremony at AMC Centre to formally install her to the new post.

Speaking on the occasion, Gen Bajwa said that the appointment of Lt Gen Johar as the first female army official to have three stars on her uniform is “indeed, a matter of immense pride for Pakistan Army and the country”.

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