Islamabad - The government has promoted Air Commodore Muhammad Zahoor Faisal, Air Commodore Soban Nazir Syed and Air Commodore Rizwan Riaz to the rank of Air Vice Marshal.

Air Vice Marshal Faisal was commissioned in Air Defence Branch of Pakistan Air Force in December, 1985.

During his illustrious career, he has served as Assistant Chief of Air Staff (Air Defence) and Sector Commander at North Sector, Nur Khan.

He also served as Officer Commanding of various Squadrons of Pakistan Air Force. He holds Master’s degrees in National Security & War Studies and Strategic Studies. He is a recipient of Sitara-i-Imtiaz (Military).

Air Vice Marshal Nazir Syed was commissioned in Engineering Branch of Pakistan Air Force in December, 1988.

During his illustrious career, he has served as Managing Director Avionics Production Factory at Pakistan Aeronautical Complex, Kamra and director in various directorates like Directorate of Networks and Directorate of Engineering Development Air Headquarters, Islamabad.

He has also served as Director Avionics and Weapon System at Air Weapon Complex Wah. He holds a Master’s degree in Avionics Engineering.

He is a recipient of Tamgha-i-Imtiaz (Military). Air Vice Marshal Riaz was commissioned in Engineering Branch of Pakistan Air Force in June, 1990.

During his illustrious career, he has served as Assistant Chief of Air Staff Pakistan Air Force Air worthiness Certification Authority (PACA) and director in various directorates like Directorate of Quality Control and Directorate of Engineering Development Air Headquarters, Islamabad.

He holds Bachelor’s degree in Aeronautical Engineering from USA and a Master’s degree in Aerospace Engineering. He also holds PhD degree in Mechanical Engineering. He is a recipient of Sitara-i-Imtiaz (Military).