Asim Saleem Bajwa (Security Forces)

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2016-12-30 02:34:18Asim Saleem Bajwa
Lieutenant General Asim Saleem Bajwa is a Pakistani three-star general who is currently the director-general of the Inter-Services Public Relations, the media wing of the Pakistan Armed Forces.
Four Army Officers including ISPR Asim Saleem Bajwa made three star-general.He was appointed as ISPR  DG on 4th jun 2012. [1]Lieutenant General Asim Saleem  Bajwa  
  • Personal
  • Name:

    Asim Saleem Bajwa

  • In Urdu:

    عاصم سلیم باجوہ

  • Famous As:


  • Nationality:


  • Religion:


  • Profession:

    Army Officer

  • Director General of the Inter-Services Public Relations:In office:

    June 2012 – December 2016,Succeeded by AsifInspector General (Arms)

  • Incumbent:Assumed office:

    December 2016-September 2017

  • Military Service:Allegiance:


  • Military Service:Service/branch:

    Pakistan Army

  • Military Service:Years of service:


  • Military Service:Rank:


  • University:

    National Defence University (NDU) in Islamabad

  • College:

    Command and Staff College in Quetta

  • Hobbies:

    Reading and Playing Golf

  • Commissioned:

    34th Punjab Regiment in 1984

  • Inspector General Arms (IG Arms) at GHQ:

    11th December 2016 until 28th of September 2017

  • Born
  • Place:

    Muzaffar Garh

  • Family
  • Children:


  • Parents:

    Muhammad Saleem Bajwa

  • Siblings :

    Taloot Saleem Bajwa, Tanveer Saleem Bajwa

  • Details
  • Allegiance:


  • Service/branch:

    Pakistan Army

  • Years of service:


  • Rank:

    Lieutenant general

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Education and background

He commissioned in the 34th Punjab Regiment in 1984, at the Pakistan Military Academy (PMA) in Kakul. He graduated from the Command and Staff College in Quetta, as well as the National Defence University (NDU) in Islamabad, followed by the Staff College, Camberley. He holds masters degrees in war studies and defence studies from the NDU and King's College London respectively.[2] Asim Saleem Bajwa's Education


He has held various Command, staff and instructional appointments that include Command of an Anti Tank Battalion, an Infantry Brigade Group and a strike Infantry Division. Bajwa has also been Brigade Major of an Infantry Brigade and Chief of Staff of a strike Corps. He has been on the faculty of PMA Kakul and Command and Staff College Quetta and has served as deputy Military Secretary to the President of Pakistan.A Graduate of Command and Staff College Quetta, National Defence University and Staff College Camberley (UK), he also holds a Master degree in Defence Studies from Kings College London (UK) and MSc War Studies from NDU, Islamabad.


The board headed by Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif also promoted Major-General Amir Riaz, Major-General Sadiq Ali and Major-General Umar Farooq Durrani. Lieutenant-General Asim Bajwa is expected to retain his post as DG ISPR, while Lieutenant-General Amir Riaz has been posted as Commander Southern Command Quetta or Corps Commander Quetta. Major General Sadiq Ali is made Corps Commander Lahore. Lieutenant-General Ikramul Haq, Lieutenant-General Hilal Hussain and Lieutenant-General Malik Zafar Iqbal were posted to the ranks of Corps Commander Gujranwala, Commander Army Strategic Force Command and Corps Commander Rawalpindi respectively by the board.The incumbent Corps Commander Rawalpindi Lieutenant-General Qamar Javed Bajwa has been sent to GHQ and made Inspector General (IG) training . General Headquarters and the Ministry of Defence have issued notifications for these appointments.[3] Asim Bajwa made three-star generals


Asim Saleem Bajwa
Asim Saleem Bajwa
Asim Saleem Bajwa is awarded withnTamgha-i-Basalat.[4] ISPR 


Major General Asim Saleem Bajwa was commissioned in the 34 Punjab Regiment from the Pakistan Military Academy, Kakul, in March 1984. He is a graduate of the Command & Staff College Quetta, National Defence University Islamabad and Staff College Camberley, UK. He holds Masters degree in DefeGeneral nce Studies from Kings College London (UK), and in War Studies from the NDU, Islamabad. During his military service, he has held various command staff and instructional appointments, which include command of an Anti-Tank Battalion, an Infantry Brigade Group and a strike Infantry Division. He has been Brigade Major of an Infantry Brigade and Chief of Staff of a strike Corps. He has also been on the faculty of PMA Kakul & Command and Staff College Quetta, and has served as Deputy Military Secretary to President of Pakistan. He was promoted Major General in December 2010. He is recipient of Tamgha-Basalat.An avid reader and a keen golfer, is married and has three children.[5]Major General Asim Saleem Bajwa's  family

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