Islamabad (March 19, 2018): Air Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan on Monday took over command of the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) from Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman at a ceremony at the Air Headquarters in Islamabad.
Mujahid Anwar has become the 22nd chief of PAF after being appointed by the government.
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ACM Sohail Aman was welcomed by Mujahid Anwar in the ceremony. He inspected the guard of honour presented to him by a smartly turned out contingent of PAF and J-17 thunder.
According to the PAF spokesperson, Mujahid Anwar Khan got commissioned in the force in December 1983 and is recipient of coveted Sword of Honor, Best Pilot trophy and Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee gold medal from PAF Academy Asghar Khan.During his service, he has held various command and staff positions. He 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 was also awarded Hilal-e-Imtiaz (Military), Sitara-e-Imtiaz (Military) and Tamgha-e-Imtiaz (Military).