Islamabad, April 10, 2015 (PPI-OT): The Government of Pakistan has promoted Air-Vice Marshal Muhammad Ashfaque Arain, to the rank of Air Marshal. Air Marshal Muhammad Ashfaque Arain was commissioned in GD (P) Branch of Pakistan Air Force in October, 1981. During his illustrious career, he has commanded a Fighter Squadron and an Operational Air Base.
In his staff appointments he has served as Director Operations, Director Strategic Operations, Chief Project Director Project Horizon, Assistant Chief of the Air Staff (Operations), Assistant Chief of the Air Staff (Plans), Director General Projects and Director General Air Force Strategic Command at Air Headquarters Islamabad. He has also served as Air Attache in India.
Presently he is performing his duties as Deputy Chief of the Air Staff (Administration) at Air Headquarters Islamabad. He is a graduate of Combat Commanders’ School, Air War College and National Defence University. He is a recipient of Sitara-i-Imtiaz (Military), Tamgha-i-Imtiaz (Military) and Sitara-i-Basalat.
For more information, contact:
Air Commodore Tariq Qamar Yazdanie TI (M)
Director Media Affairs
Pakistan Air Force
Tel: +92-51-9507751, +92-51-9261300