KARACHI – Lt Gen Shahid Baig Mirza has been posted as the new Corps Commander Karachi, said a statement issued by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR).

General Mirza was previously posted as Military Secretary at the General Headquarters Rawalpindi. LT Gen Mirza was also the Colonel Commandant of the Punjab Regiment.

The post left vacant by Lieutenant General Mirza will be taken over by Lt Gen Ghayur Mehmood. Mehmood was presently posted as the Chief of Logistic Staff (CLS) at the GHQ.

The appointment of Gen Mirza is crucial in terms of Karachi operation underway in the metropolis. Scores of criminals and suspects have already been nabbed by Law Enforcement Agencies.