KARACHI: Rear Admiral Moazzam Ilyas and Rear Admiral Muhammad Amjad Khan Niazi have assumed the command of PN Coastal Command and Pakistan Navy Fleet, respectively.
According to a press remark by the Pakistan Navy, the Change of Command ceremonies have been held in Karachi.
The newly appointed Commander Coast, Rear Admiral Moazzam Ilyas joined Pakistan Navy in 1980. During his prominent profession, he has served on more than a few Command and Staff appointments.
Rear Admiral Moazzam Ilyas takes over the command as Commander Coast from Rear Admiral Abdul Aleem in an outstanding exchange of command rite at PNS Iqbal Today.
His command appointments come with command of 2 Destroyers PNS BADR & PNS BABUR in addition to 3 missile boats, Commander Combined Task Force 150 at HQ NAVCENT Bahrain and Commander North (COMNOR).
His outstanding body of workers appointments come with Assistant Chief of the Naval Staff (Plans), Assistant Chief of the Naval Staff (Operations), Chief Staff Officer to Commander Pakistan Fleet and Deputy Chief of the Naval Staff (Training and Evaluation) at Naval Headquarters.
A recipient of Hilal-e-Imtiaz (Military), he has additionally served as Naval and Air Attache in Iran.
Before being appointed as Commander Coast, the Flag Officer used to be acting the tasks of Commandant PN War College and Commander Central Punjab in Lahore.
He is a graduate of Joint Command and Staff College Shrivenham, UK. He has Masters Degrees in Defence Studies from Kings College, London and Strategic Studies from Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad.
The newly appointed Commander Pakistan Fleet, Rear Admiral Muhammad Amjad Khan Niazi joined Pakistan Navy in 1981 and additionally gained the coveted Sword of Honour upon his of completion of preliminary coaching at Pakistan Naval Academy.
Rear Admiral Muhammad Amjad Khan Niazi takes over the command as Commander Pakistan Fleet from Vice Admiral Kaleem Shaukat in an outstanding Change of Command rite in PN Dockyard nowadays.
During his illustrious profession, Rear Admiral Muhammad Amjad has served on more than a few Command and Staff appointments. His Command appointments come with command of 2 sort 21 ships PNS BADR and PNS TARIQ, Commander 18th Destroyer Squadron, and Commandant PNS BAHADUR.
His workforce appointments come with Director Naval Operations, Deputy Chief of Naval Staff (Training & Evaluation), Commandant Pakistan Navy War College/Commander Central Punjab Lahore and Director General Naval Intelligence.
He has additionally carried out the tasks of Chief Naval Overseas in Shanghai.
He is a graduate of Army Command & Staff College, Quetta and National Defence University, Islamabad. He holds masters levels in Underwater Acoustics from Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, China and War Studies from Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad.
In popularity of his meritorious products and services, the newly appointed Commander Pakistan Fleet has been awarded Hilal e Imtiaz (Military) and Sitara e Basalat. He has additionally been conferred with the French Medal Chevalier (Knight) by the Government of France.
On assumption of Pakistan Navy Fleet Command, Rear Admiral Muhammad Amjad Khan Niazi is now the Operational Commander of PN Fleet.