Three naval officers promoted to rear admiral rank: Pakistan Navy


The Pakistan Navy (PN) has introduced promotion of three commodores to the rank of rear admiral. A press release issued by the PN’s media wing on Thursday stated commodores Javed Iqbal, Muhammad Sohail Arshad and Salman Ilyas have been promoted rear admiral with fast impact. All three newly-promoted officers are recipients of Sitara-e-Imtiaz (Military) and are graduate of Pakistan Navy War College, Lahore and National Defence University, Islamabad. “The officers have illustrious service career with vast experience of various Command and Staff appointments,” stated the press launch. Javed Iqbal was commissioned within the weapon engineering department of the Pakistan Navy in 1989. He holds a grasp’s diploma in communication and electrical programs from the United Kingdom and has commanded appointments together with commanding officer NPEC and commander technical assist (coastal) Jinnah Naval Base in Ormara. His main workers appointments embrace PN technical liaison officer in France, senior workers officer (submarine) to commander logistics, director submarine upkeep on the Naval Headquarters and deputy chief supervisor technical on the Maritime Technological Complex.Muhammad Sohail Arshad was commissioned within the weapon engineering department of Pakistan Navy in 1989. His command appointments embrace deputy managing director submarine and basic supervisor submarine initiatives at PN Dockyard. His main workers appointments embrace workers officer (electrical) at COMSUBS, workers officer (submarine) to commander logistics on the Headquarters and member technical AGOSTA 90-B Submarine in France and director-general submarine initiatives. He additionally carried out duties as directing workers at Pakistan Navy War College in LahoreSalman Ilyas was fee within the building department of Pakistan Navy in 1990. He holds a grasp’s diploma in naval structure from the UK. His command appointments embrace commandant PNS KARSAZ and basic supervisor (technical) at Karachi Shipyard & Engineering Works. His main workers appointments embrace assistant supervisor (construction & high quality assurance) in Saudi Arabia, supervisor piping at PN Dockyard and supervisor (design & shipbuilding) KS&EW in Karachi. He additionally served as director naval building on the Naval Headquarters in Islamabad.