ISLAMABAD: President Mamnoon Hussain has appointed Vice Admiral Kaleem Shaukat as the vice chief of the naval staff with immediate effect, according to a statement issued here by the Pakistan Navy director general of public relations.
“Upon completion of initial training at the Britannia Royal Navy College Dartmouth, Admiral Kaleem Shaukat got commission in June 1982. He has a distinguished career with wide-ranging command and staff experience,” the statement said.
Admiral Kaleem Shaukat is a graduate of the National Defence University of Islamabad and the Armed Forces College of Turkey. For his meritorious services, he has been awarded Hilal-e-Imtiaz (Military).