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Major General Nigar Johar, HI (M) promoted as Lieutenant General.
She is the 1st female officer to be promoted as Lieutenant General. The officer has been appointed as 1st female Surgeon General of Pak Army. Lieutenant General Nigar Johar hails from Panjpeer, District Swabi KPK.
As per Dawn Newspaper, she is the daughter of Col Qadir, who served in the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) and is the niece of retired Maj Mohammad Aamir, a former Pakistan Army officer who served in the ISI as well. She completed her schooling from Presentation Convent Girls High School, Rawalpindi and graduated from Army Medical College in 1985.
Pak Govt said that Major General Nigar Johar Khan is third woman in Pakistan history to reach such a high post in Pakistan Army. The brave lady belongs to a Pukhtoon tribe of Swabi, khyber pakhtunkhwa. She is an inspiration for all women of Pakistan.
Shehbaz Sharif said: Promotion of Major General Nigar Johar to the rank of Lt. General, the first lady officer to reach this position in the history of Pakistan, is a powerful message to our girls & women to aspire for the impossible in life. Congratulations to the newly appointed officer!