ISLAMABAD – Vice Admiral Amjad Niazi designated new Pakistan Navy Chief. The President of Pakistan Dr. Arif Alvi on Wednesday approved the elevation of Vice-Admiral Amjad Niazi as Chief of Naval Staff (CNS) on the advice of Prime Minister of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan Imran Khan.
In accordance with the local media report, the new naval chief will assume the charge of Pakistan Navy Chief on October 6, 2020.
Vice Adm Amjad Niazi, the CNS designate will stand promoted to the rank of Admiral from the day he takes over the new post.
Outgoing Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Mahmood Abbasi on his farewell visit called on Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa at General Headquarters (GHQ).
The COAS showed gratitude to CNS for his services to the nation during a long and memorable career, apprised an Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) press release.
On arrival of the Chief of Naval Staff at GHQ, the CNS was presented Guard of Honour at Yadgar-e-Shuhada.