Air Marshal Farooq Habib has been appointed as Vice Chief of the Air Staff.
In a press release from the Pakistan Air Force (PAF), Federal government has approved appointment of Air Marshal Farooq Habib as Vice Chief of the Air Staff.
Air Marshal Habib was commissioned in 1982.
Air Marshal Habib has commanded a fighter squadron, an operational air Base and served as Commandant Air War College, Faisal. He has also commanded PAF’s Super Mushshak contingent in Saudi Arabia.
His staff appointments include Deputy Director Operations Branch and Assistant Chief of Air Staff (Safety), Deputy Chief of the Air Staff (Training) and Deputy Chief of the Air Staff (Personnel) at Air Headquarters, added the PAF.
He is also a qualified flying instructor and a graduate of Combat Commanders’ School, Air War College, and National Defence University.
He holds master’s degrees in strategic studies and defence & strategic studies. He is a recipient of Sitara-i-Imtiaz (Military) and Hilal-i-Imtiaz (Military).