Ex-DG ISPR Asif Ghafoor and wife survives in a road accident

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Maj-Gen Asif Ghafoor and his wife are safe as the car was under speed limit.

Major General Asif Ghafoor, the ex-Director-General of Pakistan’s Inter-Services Public Relations has met with an accident on a motorway near Sargodha, in Pakistan.

According to a tweet by Usama Qureshi, the Director at Oasis Energy, Pakistan, Asif Ghafoor and his wife are safe as the car was under speed limit.

He also conveyed that the incident took place on February 3, early in the morning.

Pakistan Army’s Major General Babar Iftikhar had replaced Major General Asif Ghafoor as the Director-General of the country’s Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) in January, 2020.

Major General Babar Iftikhar had also conveyed his felicitations to Major General Asif Ghafoor on Twitter, for performing Umrah earlier.

Ghafoor has been posted as General Officer Commanding (GOC) of the Pakistan Army’s 40th Infantry Division in Okara, ISPR said, as cited by Radio Pakistan. Ghafoor took to Twitter and wrote, “Thanks to everyone I have remained associated with during the tenure. My very special thanks to Media all across. Can’t thank enough fellow Pakistanis for their love and support.”

Maj. Gen Asif Ghafoor Ghafoor was commissioned into the Pakistani Army on 9 September 1988. He had been the DG ISPR since December 2016, according to the ISPR website.

The General has served on various staff, instructional and command assignments to include Brigade Major Infantry Brigade, Assistant Military Secretary MS Branch, GHQ, Directing Staff Command & Staff College Quetta and Director Military Operations in Military Operations Directorate, GHQ.

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