World Desk, Web4Study, Karachi
Updated Tue, 30 Jun 2020 07:47 PM IST
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Major General Nigar Johar, HI (M) promoted as Lieutenant General.
She is the 1st female officer to be promoted as Lieutenant General. The officer has been appointed as 1st female Surgeon General of Pak Army. Lieutenant General Nigar Johar hails from Panjpeer, District Swabi KPK. pic.twitter.com/ytw8YvSz76
– DG ISPR (@OfficialDGISPR) June 30, 2020
Nigar Johar is a doctor as well as an expert shooter. Lieutenant General Johar is currently posted in the Medical Corps of the Pakistan Army. She is heading the Army Hospital at Rawalpindi, South Asia’s largest.
She became the third woman officer in the history of Pakistan to reach the rank of Major General in 2017. Lieutenant General Johar belongs to the Army Medical Corps and is the niece of Major (R) Mohammad Aamir, a former Pakistan Army officer who served in the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI). Her father, Colonel Qadir, also served in the ISI.