Points to Note

Lahore – According to Reports Pakistan Army has appointed first female lieutenant general Nigar Johar (Major General) . Major General is the first female Army officer to be promoted from rank Major General to Lieutenant General. The Lieutenant General has been appointed as first female Surgeon General of Pakistan Army. Nigar Johar Khan became the 3rd woman officer to attain the rank of major general in Pak Army. The other 2 Army women major generals were Shahida Badsha and Shahida Malik.

About Nigar Johar

Nigar Johar Khan was born in Panjpir village in the Swabi District of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province (Pakistan). Nigar Johar Khan parents died in a car accident in 1990. Her uncle, Mohammad Aamir, is a retired army major who also worked for the  Inter-Services Intelligence.

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