Lt Gen Johar hails from the Panj Pir area of Swabi district in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Islamabad, June 30 : Pakistan Army appointed its first female Lieutenant General after promoting Nigar Johar to the rank, said the Inter-Services Public Relations in a statement on Tuesday.

According to ISPR, Nigar Johar also holds the accolade for becoming the first Surgeon General of the Pakistan Army. She hails from the Panj Pir area of Swabi district in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.