The spokesperson of the Pakistan Military, Major General Asif Ghafoor, has been replaced by Major General Babar Iftikhar after remaining on the post for over three years.
According to reports, Asif Ghafoor has been posted in Okara.
Major General Asif Ghafoor was appointed as the new director general (DG) for Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) on Dec 15, 2016.
He was commanding a division in Swat at the time he was posted as DG ISPR and he had replaced Lt Gen Asim Bajwa as DG ISPR. Lt Gen Bajwa was posted as Inspector General Arms at GHQ.
Maj Gen Ghafoor was a part of the artillery regiment. He has a vast experience of operations and has commanded a unit in Operation Al-Mizan. He has also served in military operations directorate and remained involved in finalisation of the National Action Plan (NAP), military sources said.