Pakistan

ISLAMABAD (APP) – United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has announced the appointment of Pakistani Major General Muhammad Tayyab Azam, as the Force Commander of the United Nations Mission for Referendum in Western Sahara.


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Azam was serving as the Frontier Corps commandant in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa. He had been appointed IG FC in February 2014.

He will now take over command of the UN Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara (MINURSO), from Major-General Imam Edy Mulyono of Indonesia whose tour of duty ends on September 17, 2015.