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Rear Admiral Zubair Shafiq Takes Charge As Commander Central Punjab (COMCEP):
More high level promotions and appointments in PAKISTAN NAVY as Rear Admiral Muhammad Zubair Shafiq take the command as the Commander Central Punjab (COMCEP) on Tuesday November 12, 2019.
It is worth mentioning that that the Commander Central Punjab (COMCEP) heads and Command all PAKISTAN NAVY Units operating from Bahawalpur to Wazirabad. Furthermore, the PAKISTAN NAVY COMCEP also acts as the Commandant of PAKISTAN NAVY War College based in Lahore.
The impressive Change of Guard Ceremony was held at the NAVAL Complex, Walton, Lahore, where Rear Admiral Zahid Ilyas formally handed over the Command of Commander Central Punjab (COMCEP) to Newly Appointed Commander Rear Admiral Zubair Shafiq.
The Rear Admiral Zubair Shafiq was presented the Guard of Honor by the Smart Contingent of PAKISTAN NAVY and later he was also introduced to the Commanding and Staff Principal Officers of COMCEP Headquarter.
The Rear Admiral laid a Floral Wreath at the Shuhada’s Monument and Offered FATIHA after the resumption of Command.
R/Adm M Zubair Shafique took over Command as Cdr Central Punjab (COMCEP) from R/Admi Zahid Ilyas, during an impressive Change of Command ceremony held at Lhr. COMCEP commands all #PakNavy units from Bahawalpur to Wazirabad & is also the Commandant of PN War College, Lhr. pic.twitter.com/HCauOrgrPg
— Rear Admiral M Arshid Javed DGPR Navy (@dgprPaknavy) November 12, 2019
The Current Commander Central Punjab (COMCEP) Rear Admiral Zubair Shafiq is a graduate of the PAKISTAN NAVY War College Lahore and National Defense University Islamabad. He is also the graduate of Royal College of Defense Studies in United Kingdom.
The Rear Admiral was decorated with the highest award Nishan E Imtiaz Military in recognition for his meritorious services for his Sacred Country PAKISTAN.
The New PAKISTAN NAVY Commander Central Punjab (COMCEP) Rear Admiral Zubair Shafiq started his Career in PAKISTAN NAVY in Operations Branch in 1988.
Throughout his Career, he has commanded wide range of top level Command and Staff Appointments and he has also earned different commendations for his meritorious services for his Sacred Country PAKISTAN.
The major appointments of Rear Admiral Zubair Shafiq include the Command Officer TIPPU SULTAN, PNS JALALAT and the Commissioning Commanding Officer of PNS SAIF F-22P Frigate.
The other appointments of Rear Admiral Zubair Shafiq includes the Chief Staff Officer to PAKISTAN Fleet, Assistant Chief of Naval Staff (Operations), Captain Training at PAKISTAN NAVAL Academy, Deputy Chief of the Naval Staff (Personal) and Deputy Chief of the Naval Staff (Welfare & Housing) at PAKISTAN NAVAL Headquarter, Islamabad.
Apart from serving in his host Country, Rear Admiral Zubair Shafiq also assumed his duty in Bahrain as the Director Ops Analysis Cell at United States Naval Forces Central Command (US NAVCENT).
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