Karachi, Pakistan – In a significant development for the Pakistan Navy, Vice Admiral Naveed Ashraf has been named as the incoming Naval Chief, with an official change of command ceremony scheduled to take place in Islamabad this Saturday.
Who is Vice Admiral Naveed Ashraf, Pakistan Naval Chief?
Naveed Ashraf’s journey within the Pakistan Navy began in 1989 when he received his commission in the Operations Branch. Throughout his illustrious career, he has consistently demonstrated a commitment to professional development, holding degrees from prestigious institutions such as the National Defense University in Islamabad, the US Naval War College, and the UK’s Royal College of Defense Studies.
Vice Admiral Naveed Ashraf’s impressive track record in the Pakistan Navy includes a wealth of experience in key command and staff positions. At present, he serves as the Chief of Staff at the Naval Headquarters, where his expertise is highly valued.
Recognizing his outstanding contributions to the nation and his bravery in the line of duty, Naveed Ashraf has been honored with the Hilal-e-Imtiaz (Military) and the Tamgha-i-Basalat awards.
This appointment marks a pivotal moment for Pakistan’s naval leadership, and the upcoming change of command ceremony promises to be a momentous occasion.