President appoints Admiral Zakaullah as new naval chief

ISLAMABAD: President Mamnoon Hussain, on the advice of Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif, has approved the appointment of Vice Admiral Muhammad Zakaullah, HI(M) as Chief of Naval Staff (CNS).

The President made the appointment in terms of Article 243(4)(c) of the Constitution of Pakistan read with Schedule-V of Rule 15-A(1) of the Rules of Business, 1973.

Chief of the Naval Staff (CNS) Admiral Mohammad Asif Sandila is due to retire on October 6, 2014 on completion of his tenure.

Source: APP