Lieutenant General Asim Saleem Bajwa

Lieutenant General Asim Saleem Bajwa is a Pakistani three star general, who was the director-general of the ISPR (Inter Services Public Relations), the media wing of the Pakistan armed forces. On 11th December 2016 at GHQ, he was appointed as Inspector General Arms.

Education & Background

Lieutenant General Asim Saleem Bajwa was commissioned in the 34th Punjab Regiment in 1984, at the PMA (Pakistan Military Academy) in Kakul. He graduated from the Command and Staff College in Quetta, as well as the NDU (National Defence University) in Islamabad, followed by the Staff College, Camberley. He holds master’s degrees in war studies and defence studies from the NDU and King’s College London respectively. A member of the Bajwa clan, Asim Saleem Bajwa is married and has three children. His hobbies include reading and playing golf.

Military Career

During the military career of Asim Saleem Bajwa, he has served on multiple instructional and command-level posts, such as leading an anti-tank battalion, the 11th 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. Asim Saleem 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.


For Military Services, Lieutenant General Asim Saleem Bajwa has been decorated with two awards which were:

  • Tamgha-i-Basalat
  • Hilal-i-Imtiaz

Sir Asim as a World-Traveling Family Guy

Lieutenant General Asim Saleem Bajwa spent almost 5 years of his life in serving Pakistan to his fullest and become a legend. But he didn’t let his legacy limited to the services and obligations of Pakistan, other than this Sir Asim will be known as first ISPR chief of Pakistan who is ruling over Instagram. Yes! It is true, Asim Saleem Bajwa has been making memories on Instagram since 3 years. He is not only our tough military man but also a populous social media’s guy, who loves to travel and a favorite limelight to the celebrities and Pakistan’s Public. We can say that he is a World-Traveling Family Guy.

Sir Asim & Instagram

Lieutenant General Asim Saleem Bajwa’s Instagram is not an ordinary account. This account is mere a gold containing marvelous pictures of his tours, bravery and love for his fans & other celebrities. Here are some of the pictures of those Gold Stuff.

Outing? Outing.

So peaceful at Mona

A photo posted by Asim Saleem Bajwa (@asimbajwa13) on

In Moscow

In Moscow

A photo posted by Asim Saleem Bajwa (@asimbajwa13) on

Limelight Of Buddies

With our brave young heroes busy in Ops at Pak-Afgn Border In Khyber Agency

A photo posted by Asim Saleem Bajwa (@asimbajwa13) on

With His Wife

Together in a function

A photo posted by Asim Saleem Bajwa (@asimbajwa13) on

In The House Of Allah

With Pakistan’s Renowned Singer

With Rahat for Martyrs Day-14

A photo posted by Asim Saleem Bajwa (@asimbajwa13) on

With Celebs

Pakistan does not lack talent in any field, and our icons are no less. With Shahid Afridi and Shehzad Roy

A photo posted by Asim Saleem Bajwa (@asimbajwa13) on

Holding Pyramid

At the Pyramids

A photo posted by Asim Saleem Bajwa (@asimbajwa13) on

In China

Great Wall of China-2015

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There are many other pictures of Sir Asim Saleem Bajwa, which simply shows that this guy is fond of traveling, and is quite social and proactive. He is really a star of our country. May Allah bless him (Ameen)

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Ramsha Khan

Ramsha is a freelance writer, lives in Lahore, Pakistan.


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