ISLAMABAD, Jan 17 (APP):The Government of Pakistan has appointed Air Marshal Ahmer Shehzad Leghari as Vice Chief of the Air Staff, Pakistan Air Force (PAF).

Air Marshal Ahmer Shehzad Leghari was commissioned in GD (P) Branch of Pakistan Air Force in November, 1984. During his illustrious career, he commanded fighter squadron and Operational Air Base, said a PAF press release issued here.

In his staff appointments he served at Air Headquarters as Chief Project Director Falcon and Director General Projects and also rendered services as Air Attache at Pakistan Embassy, USA.

Other significant appointments of the Air Officer include Director General Logistics at Joint Staff Headquarters Chaklala and Chairman Pakistan Aeronautical Complex Board, Kamra.
He is a graduate of Combat Commanders’ School, National Defence University Islamabad and Command & Staff College, UK.

In recognition of his meritorious services and valuable contributions to PAF, he has been awarded Tamgha-i-Imtiaz (Military), Sitara-i-Imtiaz (Military), Hilal-i-Imtiaz (Military) and Legion of Merit (USA).