Mujahid Anwar

Mujahid Anwar

Mujahid Anwar

Mujahid Anwar is also known as ACM (Air Chief Marshall) and is an air-force general of four-star rank in PAF. He held the office as CAS after the retirement of previous CAS Sohail Aman on 18th March 2018. The Government announced this on 16th March 2018. This article has all the information about him, including Mujahid Anwar Biography.

Name:Mujahid Anwar
In Urdu:مجاہد انور
Famous As:Air Chief Marshal
Education:Master’s Degree in War Studies and Defence Management
Alma Mater:Air War College, Faisal, National Defence University, Islamabad
Flown :Various Training and Fighter Aircraft
Profession:Four-Star Rank Air Force General
Fighter Aircraft Flown:F-16, F-6, FT-5, T-37 and MFI-17
Currently Appointed as:New Chief of Air Staff
Currently Serving as:Director General Air Force Strategic Command
Served as:Personal Staff Officer to Chief of the Air Staff, Assistant Chief of the Air Staff (Operations), Deputy Chief of the Air Staff (Operations) and Director General C4I
Awards :3

Mujahid Anwar Biography

Mujahid Anwar Biography

Mujahid served at various eminent positions in PAF and, in March 2018, held the office of CAS (Chief of Army Staff). He is a qualified and competent flying instructor. He flew many fighter aircraft during his service, including FT-5, F-6, F-16, MFI-17, and T-37. In appreciation of his laudable performance and services, Tamgha-e-Imtiaz, Sitara-e-Imtiaz, and Hilal-e-Imtiaz were awarded.

Mujahid Date of Birth

He was born on 23rd December 1962 in KPK, Pakistan.

Education of Mujahid

He is an alumnus of  CCS (Combat Commander School), and RJCSC (Royal Jordanian Command & Staff College), and the NDU (National Defense University) ISB. He secured a Masters’s degree in Defense Management and War Studies.

Mujahid Anwar Family

He belongs to a Rajput family of Zafarwal.


He was appointed in the GD (Pilot) Division of Pakistan Air Force in 1983.

Commanded Air Bases

He supervised a ‘fighter squadron,’ a flying-wing,  PAF Mushaf and Jacobabad air bases, and an air command during his outstanding career and services.

Flown Fighters

He flew several fighter and training aircraft, including FT-5, F-6, F-16, MFI-17, and T-37.

Mujahid Anwar Khan

Appointment As CAS

He was appointed as Chief of Army Staff in March 2018 and is the 22nd PAF chief appointed by the Pakistani Government. Before his appointment, Sohail Aman served at this post.

Served Various Posts

In his professional life, he held the post of Personal Staff Officer to the CAS, ACAS (Operations), DCAS (Deputy Chief of the Air Staff), DG C4I, DCAS (Air Staff Deputy Chief), and DGl of the Air Force Strategic Command at Islamabad Air Headquarters.


He was awarded the prestigious ‘Best Pilot Award,’ ‘Sword of Honor,’ and CJCSC (Chairperson of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee) ‘Gold Medal’ by Pakistan Air Force Acad. Asghar Khan.