He replaces Major General Asif Ghafoor
Major General Babar Iftekhar has been appointed ISPR director-general.
He replaces Major General Asif Ghafoor, who has been posted as the General Officer Commanding in Okara.
Major General Iftekhar was promoted in June 2018.
Major General Ghafoor was appointed to the post in December 2016. Following the news of his new posting, he took to Twitter to thank everyone.
“Alhamdulillah. Thanks to everyone I have remained associated with during the tenure. My very special thanks to media all across,” Major General Ghafoor said.
“Can’t thank enough fellow Pakistanis for their love and support. Best wishes to new DG ISPR for his success.”