18 November 2019

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President Ghani Approves Major Changes in Army Commands After Shaheen 209 Corps Attack

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Kabul (BNA) President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani on Monday approved the replacement of four corps commanders and appointments of their successors, a Presidential statement said.

The Ministry of Defense (MoD) suggested the replacements and appointments to the president for stability and better law enforcement, the statement added.

Infantry Brig. Gen. Amanullah, commander of the 207 Zafar Military Corps, was replaced to the 209 Shaheen Corps.  Promoted as lieutenant General, he replaced Maj.  Gen, Mohmand.

Maj. Gen. Mohmand, the commander of the 209 Shaheen Military Corps, has been appointed to head the cadre and personnel office of the chief of army staff.

Lt. Gen. Amanullah, commander of the 207 Zafar Military Corps, has been replaced by Brig. Gen. Mohammad Naser, commander of the 1st Brigade of 203 Thunder Military Corps.  Naser has been elevated to the rank of lieutenant-general.

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