The Government of Pakistan has appointed Air Marshal Farooq Habib as the Vice Chief of the Air Staff for Pakistan Air Force.
Air Marshal Farooq Habib was commissioned in the GD (P) Branch of Pakistan Air Force in June, 1982. During his illustrious career, he has commanded a Fighter Squadron, an Operational Air Base and served as Commandant, Air War College, Faisal.
He has also commanded PAF’s Super Mushshak contingent in Saudi Arabia. His Staff appointments include, Deputy Director Operations Branch and Assistant Chief of Air Staff (Safety), Deputy Chief of the Air Staff (Training) and Deputy Chief of the Air Staff (Personnel) at Air Headquarters.
Farooq Habib is a qualified Flying Instructor and a Graduate of Combat Commanders’ School, Air War College and National Defence University. He holds Master’s Degrees in Strategic Studies and Defence & Strategic Studies. He is a recipient of Sitara-i-Imtiaz (Military) and Hilal-i-Imtiaz (Military).