Lt Gen Nigar Johar installed as first female General to be appointed as Colonel Commandant of AMC
RAWALPINDI (92 News) – Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa visited Army Medical Corps (AMC) Center, Abbottabad on Friday.
On his arrival, the COAS laid a floral wreath at Yadgar-e-Shuhada and offered Fateha.
The COAS pinned the badges of rank to formally install Lieutenant General Nigar Johar as first ever female General to be appointed as Colonel Commandant of AMC.
Speaking on the occasion, the COAS lauded contributions of AMC in ensuring high standards of health care during peace and war. "AMC has always answered the call of duty during natural calamities, both inland and abroad. Our doctors and paramedic staff have been frontline warriors against COVID-19 and displaying exemplary commitment and resolve for safety and well being of the people of Pakistan," the COAS remarked.
He emphasized that installation of the first ever three star female General Officer of Pakistan Army as Colonel Commandant of AMC is indeed a matter of immense pride for Pakistan Army and the country. "Keeping pace with rapid advancements in medical science is imperative for the doctors and paramedics to keep themselves at par with modern militaries and best global practices in health care," the COAS concluded.