Lieutenant general (Pakistan)
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Pakistan Army has followed British Army rank system since its independence from British Empire in 1947. However, the crown in the ranks has been replaced with a star and crescent, which symbolizes the sovereignty of Government of Pakistan.
|Rank||Lieutenant general (3-star)|
A Lieutenant general in the Pakistan Army is equivalent to a Federal Secretary in the civil service, a vice admiral in the Pakistan Navy and an air marshal in the Pakistan Air Force. A lieutenant general is also called a three-star general. Like other armies, this rank is higher than a major general and lower than a full general.
Rank structure and uniform insignia
|Pakistani officer ranks|
|Colonel||Lieutenant colonel||Major||Captain||Lieutenant||Second lieutenant|
|Pakistani junior commissioned officer (JCO) and enlisted ranks|
|Rank||Subedar Major (JCO)||Subedar (JCO)||Naib subedar (JCO)||Battalion havildar major||Battalion quartermaster havildar||Company havildar major||Company quartermaster havildar||Havildar||Naik||Lance naik||Jawan|
|Uniform insignia||No Insignia|
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