ISLAMABAD - The Government of Pakistan has promoted Air Commodore Farooq Habib to the rank of Air Vice Marshal, Pakistan Air Force said Monday.

Air Vice Marshal Farooq Habib was commissioned in the PAF on June 22, 1982 in GD (P) Branch. He is a graduate of Combat Commanders' School, Air War College and National Defence University. During his career, he has commanded a fighter squadron and an operational base. He is recipient of Sitara-i-Imtiaz (Military).