Air Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan took over as the new chief of Air Staff of the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) following the end of tenure of the current chief of Air Staff.
He has replaced the outgoing Chief of Air Staff Sohail Aman whose tensure ended on March 18.
Air Marshal Mujahid Khan more recently served as Director General Air Force Strategic Command at Air Headquarters and as Deputy Chief of the Air Staff (Support).
He is the recipient of the coveted Sword of Honour, Best Pilot Trophy and Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee Gold Medal from PAF Academy Asghar Khan.
During his tenure of service, he has held various Command and Staff appointments including Command of a Fighter Squadron, a Tactical Attack Wing, Base Commander of two elite F-16 Bases and Air Officer Commanding of Regional Air Command.
Air Marshal Khan is also a qualified Flying Instructor and graduate of Combat Commanders’ School, Command and Staff College, Jordan, Air War College, Faisal and National Defence University, Islamabad.
He has also served as Personal Staff Officer to Chief of the Air Staff, Assistant Chief of the Air Staff (Operations), Deputy Chief of the Air Staff (Operations) and Director General C4I at Air Headquarters, Islamabad.
Presently, he is holding two appointments as Deputy Chief of the Air Staff (Support) and Director General Air Force Strategic Command at Air Headquarters, Islamabad. The Air Officer has flown various training and fighter aircraft including F-16, F-6, FT-5, T-37 and MFI-17.
In recognition of his meritorious services, he has been awarded Hilal-e-Imtiaz (Military), Sitara-e-Imtiaz (Military) and Tamgha-i-Imtiaz (Military).
Pak Army spokesperson Major General Asif Ghafoor felicitated Mujahid Anwar on his appointment as the new Chief of Air Staff.
Congrats to Air Chief Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan on appointment as Chief of Air Staff Pakistan Air Force. Best wishes from Pakistan Armed Forces. Good luck for carrying forward the baton.
— Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor (@OfficialDGISPR) March 16, 2018