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Asim Bajwa

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Native name
عاصم سلیم باجوہ

Pakistan Army


Asim Bajwa

Years of service

Lieutenant general

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Lieutenant General Asim Saleem Bajwa (Urdu/Punjabi: عاصم سلیم باجوہ) is a Pakistani three-star general who was the director-general of the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the media wing of the Pakistan Armed Forces.


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On December 11th 2016, he was appointed Inspector General Arms at GHQ.

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Education and background

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Bajwa was commissioned in the 34th Punjab Regiment in 1984, at the Pakistan Military Academy (PMA) in Kakul. He graduated from the Command and Staff College in Quetta, as well as the National Defence University (NDU) in Islamabad, followed by the Staff College, Camberley. He holds master's degrees in war studies from NDU and defence studies from King's College London.

A member of the Bajwa clan, Asim Bajwa is married and has three children. His hobbies include reading and playing golf.

Military career

During his military career, Bajwa has served on multiple instructional and command-level posts, such as leading an anti-tank battalion, the 111th Infantry Brigade, and an infantry division. He was a brigade major at an infantry brigade and served as Chief of Staff at a strike Corps. He instructed courses at PMA Kakul and the Command and Staff College, Quetta, and was a deputy military secretary to the President of Pakistan. Bajwa assisted General Pervez Musharraf in compiling his book In the Line of Fire. In December 2010, he was promoted to the rank of a major-general. On 4 June 2012, Bajwa was appointed as the director-general of the ISPR.

On 22 September, 2015 he was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant General.

Lt Gen Asim Salim Bajwa, was appointed Inspector General Arms (IG Arms) at GHQ on 11th December 2016. He is also the first Officer who got posted from ISPR back to GHQ instead of retirement.


Bajwa has been decorated with the Tamgha-i-Basalat and Hilal-i-Imtiaz for his military services.


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