ISLAMABAD - The government has promoted Air Commodore Rana Muhammad Imran to the rank of Air Vice Marshal.

Air Vice Marshal Rana Imran was commissioned in January, 1983 in the Engineering Branch of Pakistan Air Force, says a PAF statement issued here on Friday.

During his illustrious career, Rana Imran commanded an Engineering Wing and also served as Chief Engineer JF-17 Co-production Project, Aircraft Manufacturing Factory, Kamra and Deputy Managing Director Mirage Rebuild Factory, Kamra.

In his staff appointments, he has served as Assistant Chief of the Air Staff (Aircraft Engineering) and Assistant Chief of the Air Staff (Ground Engineering) at Air Headquarters, Islamabad.

He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Aerospace Engineering and BSc Honors in War Studies. He is also a recipient of Sitara-i-Imtiaz (Military).