Nigar Johar becomes Pak Army’s first female lieutenant general

Nigar Johar becomes Pak Army’s first female lieutenant general

Rawalpindi (Web Desk): Major General Nigar Johar has become the first woman officer in the history of Pakistan Army to reach the three-star rank.


“Major General Nigar Johar, HI (M) promoted as Lieutenant General. She is the 1st female officer to be promoted as Lieutenant General. The officer has been appointed as 1st female Surgeon General of Pak Army. Lieutenant General Nigar Johar hails from Panjpeer, District Swabi KPK,” the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said in a tweet.

Lieutenant General Nigar Johar hails from Panjpit, Swabi district and has been serving as Commandant Military Hospital Rawalpindi, according to the statement.