Pakistan Army spokesperson Asif Ghafoor transferred, Major General Babar Iftikhar takes over as DG ISPR

Asif Ghafoor, the Director General of the Inter-Services Public Relations of Pakistan and the Army's spokesperson has been replaced.

Major General Babar Iftikhar took over as the new DG ISPR for the Pakistan Army on Thursday.

Ghafoor has been posted as the General Officer Commanding of the Army's 40th Infantry Division, based out of Okara in Pakistan's Punjab.

According to the ISPR website, Ghafoor was commissioned on 9 Sep 1988 in 87 Medium Regiment. He was appointed as the DG ISPR in December 2016.

Further details awaited.