ISLAMABAD - The government of Pakistan has promoted five air commodores to the rank of air vice marshal, a press release said Tuesday.  The promoted officers are Pirzada Kamaluddin A Siddiqui, Mujahid Anwar Khan, Arshad Malik, Azhar Hasan Rizvi, and Khawar Hussain.

Siddiqui, Khan, Malik and Rizvi were commissioned in Pakistan Air Force in 1983 while Hussain got commissioned in 1984 in the PAF GD (P) branch, according to the media release.