ISLAMABAD - As many as 19 brigadiers have been promoted to the rank of major generals. The decision was made during the meeting of Army Promotion Board held at GHQ Rawalpindi with Chief of Army Staff General Ashfaq Pervez in chair. Those who have been promoted included Umer Durrani, Ahmed Mehmood, Tariq Masoor, Tahir Javed, Nazir Butt, Mazhar Salim, M Jaffar, Najumul Hassan, Ghulam Qamar, Ali Abbas, Abid Rafique, Asif Khattak, Jamil Rehmat Venus, Saleem Raza, Malik Abbas, Syed Badshah Hussain, Shahab Naqvi and M Junaid.