Mujahid Anwar Khan
Mujahid Anwar Khan
مجاہد انور خان
|Chief of Air Staff|
19 March 2018 – incumbent
|Prime Minister||Imran Khan|
|Preceded by||ACM Sohail Aman|
|Born||1962 Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan |
|Service/branch||Pakistan Air Force|
|Years of service||1983– Present|
|Rank||Air Chief Marshal|
Director General Air Force Strategic Command
Director General C4I
|Battles/wars||2001 India-Pakistan standoff|
2008 Indo-Pakistan standoff
War in North-West Pakistan
Air Chief Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan Tbt, NI(M) HI(M), is a four-star rank air force general (air officer in Pakistan) and the Chief of Air Staff of the Pakistan Air Force. On 19 March 2018, ACM Anwar took over command of the Pakistan Air Force from his predecessor, Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman at Air Headquarters, Islamabad.
He belongs to Rajput Sulehria clan originally from Zafarwal.Khan was commissioned in GD (P) Branch of PAF in December 1983. During his illustrious career, he commanded a fighter squadron, a flying wing, two operational air bases PAF Base Shahbaz and PAF Base Mushaf and a regional air command..
Air Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan holds a master's degree in War Studies and Defence Management. He is also a recipient of Tamgha-i-Imtiaz (Military) and Sitara-i-Imtiaz (Military).
In his previous appointments, he has also served as Personal Staff Officer to Chief of the Air Staff, Assistant Chief of the Air Staff (Operations), Deputy Chief of the Air Staff (Operations), Director General C4I, Deputy Chief of the Air Staff (Support) and Director General Air Force Strategic Command at Air Headquarters, Islamabad. The Air Chief 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 has been awarded Hilal-i-Imtiaz (Military), Sitara-i-Imtiaz (Military), Tamgha-i-Imtiaz (Military) and Nishan-e-Imtiaz (Military).
Awards and decorations
|Non-operational Military Awards|
|Nishan-e-Imtiaz (Order of Excellence Military)|
|Hilal-e-Imtiaz (Crescent of Excellence)|
|Sitara-e-Imtiaz (Star of Excellence)|
|Tamgha-e-Basalat (Medal of Good Conduct)|
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- Siddiqui, Naveed (16 March 2018). "Air Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan designated new chief of air staff". Dawn. Retrieved 20 March 2018.
- "Air Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan takes over command of PAF". ARY News. 19 March 2018. Retrieved 20 March 2018.
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