Sohail Aman takes over command as PAF chief

ISLAMABAD: The new Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sohail Aman took over command of Pakistan Air Force (PAF) at a ceremony held here at the Air Headquarters on Thursday.

Outgoing Air Chief Marshal Tahir Rafique Butt formally handed over the PAF’s Sword of Command to Air Marshal Sohail Aman.

Both the outgoing and incoming air chiefs were presented guard of honour to formally mark change of the command.

Born in 1959 Air Marshal Sohail Aman was commissioned in the GD (P) Branch of Pakistan Air Force in November 1980.

Sohail Aman, an accomplished Fighter Pilot is a graduate of Combat Commanders School Air War College and Royal College of Defence Studies (UK).