Lt Gen Asif Ghafoor appointed Quetta Corps Commander

Lt Gen Asif Ghafoor has been appointed as new Corps Commander Quetta, said Pakistan Army’s media wing in a statement issued.

Asif Ghafoor HI(M) is a lieutenant general in the Pakistan Army.

He was serving as inspector general for Communication & Information Technology.

He was previously appointed as director-general for Inter-Services Public Relations in 2016 until he was succeeded by Babar Iftikhar in 2020 as the 21st director-general.

Lt Gen Asif Ghafoor was appointed in place of his predecessor Lt Gen Sarfraz Ali who was martyred in a helicopter crash due to bad weather in Lasbella Balochistan.