Nigar Johar turns into first feminine Lt Gen of Pakistan Army

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Lt Gen Nigar Johar hails from the Panj Pir space of Swabi district in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and was additionally the third feminine to rise to the rank of main normal. Photo: File

Pakistan Army appointed its first feminine Lieutenant General after selling Nigar Johar to the rank, mentioned the Inter-Services Public Relations in a press release on Tuesday.

According to ISPR, Nigar Johar additionally holds the accolade for changing into the primary Surgeon General of the Pakistan Army. She hails from the Panj Pir space of Swabi district in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

In 2017, she turned the third girl officer to reach the rank of main normal.

Lt Gen Johar belongs to the Army Medical Corps and is the niece of Major (R) Mohammad Aamir, a former Pakistan Army officer who served within the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI).

Lt Gen Nigar Johar’s father Colonel Qadir additionally served within the ISI. He and his spouse have been killed in a street accident about 30 years in the past.

Swabi has produced quite a few male generals, however that is the primary time {that a} girl reaching this military rank additionally belongs to this district.