Gen Babar Iftikhar has been appointed as new DG ISPR as Gen Asif Ghafoor completes term as spokesperson of Pakistan Army.
As being reported Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor has finished his tenure as DG ISPR. With due course for promotion, he has been transferred to the GOC 40 Infantry Division (Okara).
While the official statement is being awaited, Twitter is bustling with all sorts of reactions.
Thank U @peaceforchange
Major General Asif Ghafoor For Your Brilliant Services As DG ISPR. ❤😘😍
The World Will Never Forget Your Words And Surprises. Congratulation new @OfficialDGISPR MG #BabarIftikhar!❤ Hopefully you too will continue to carry out Asif Ghafoor's strategy! pic.twitter.com/cIxoBrpjHz
— امت محمدیﷺ 🇵🇰🇦🇿🇹🇷 (@MueedPrince) January 16, 2020
Asif Gafoor DG ISPR bravest Muslim General officer comadar of Pakistani Army and Pakistani nation proud at you sir , Allah always blessing you….Ameen pic.twitter.com/dJ4e2mELrW
— AR Shongoo (@AliRaza99832526) January 16, 2020
Ummm.. this new DG ISPR, will he be as nice towards civilians as the previous one? I mean we openly tag official account of DG ISPR for almost anything. Lol. Naya wala tang toh nahi ayega naa hum sey? 😜😜
— Huma. (@mysteriouslywow) January 16, 2020
Warm welcome Mejor Gen Baber Iftikhar to ve appointed as @OfficialDGISPR
Sir, @peaceforchange you did great job as DG ISPR, we will all gonna missed you a lot. Wish you all the best. Stay blessed.
Pak Army Zindabad
Pakistan Zindabad https://t.co/6HUZ95iioF
— مانی بھائی (@iMaani_Bhai) January 16, 2020
DG ISPR changed. Reportedly Maj Gen Baber Iftikhar to replace Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor. In No other country would this merit a mention on the news but here we are.
— Hasan Zaidi (@hyzaidi) January 16, 2020
Great to see an incoming DG ISPR who even has a page on LinkedIn – very professional
— omar r quraishi (@omar_quraishi) January 16, 2020
— Umer Inam (@UmerInamPk) January 16, 2020
Major general Asif ghafoor, a nightmare for our enemies,a brave and kind hearted man, an inspiration and when he said"we shall surprise u"the world witnessed it.. Thank you sir!#DGISPR pic.twitter.com/l8zoD7xzlv
— Doctor Khurram Khan (@doctor_khurram) January 16, 2020