Islamabad: Air Marshal Asim Zaheer was appointed as the Vice Chief of Air Staff on Saturday.
The newly appointed vice chief has earlier commanded a fighter squadron, an operational air base and the PAF Academy in Risalpur.
Air Marshal Zaheer was commissioned in 1984.
He also served as the chief project director (CPD) Falcon, deputy director operations (F-16) as well as an air defence attaché to France.
He was currently designated as the Deputy Chief of Air Staff (Administration).
Air Marshal Zaheer is a graduate of Combat Commanders’ School, National Defence University and General Staff College, Germany and is a qualified flying instructor.
He holds a master’s degree in war studies and is a recipient of Hilal-e-Imtiaz.