Admiral Amjad Khan Niazi was handed over the command of the Pakistan Navy in a ceremony held on Wednesday. The change of command ceremony was held at PNS Zafar, Islamabad the place outgoing naval chief Adm Zafar Mahmood Abbasi symbolically handed over command of the Pakistan Navy to the brand new naval chief, Information Worldwide reported.
Niazi was commissioned within the Operations Department of the Pakistan Navy in 1985 and gained the Sword of Honour upon completion of preliminary coaching on the Pakistan Naval Academy.
The brand new naval chief has additionally served in varied command and workers appointments.
His command appointments embody command of two Sort-21 ships, PNS Badr and PNS Tariq; Commander of the 18th Destroyer Squadron; Commandant PNS Bahadur; Commandant Pakistan Navy Warfare Faculty; Commander Central Punjab Lahore; Commander Pakistan Fleet and Commander Karachi.
His workers appointments embody Principal Secretary to Chief of the Naval Employees, Head of F-22P Mission China, Deputy Chief of Naval Employees (Coaching & Analysis) and Director-Basic Naval Intelligence.
He’s a graduate of the Military Command and Employees Faculty, Quetta and the Nationwide Defence College, Islamabad. The admiral additionally holds a Grasp’s Diploma in Underwater Acoustics from Beijing College of Aeronautics and Astronautics, China.
Niazi can be a recipient of the Hilal-e-Imtiaz (Navy) (the Crescent of Distinction) and the Sitara-e-Basalat (Star of Good Conduct). He has additionally been conferred the French Medal Chevalier (Knight) by the Authorities of France.