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Born: Muzaffargarh, Pakistan
Education: PMA Kakul
Parents: Muhammad Saleem Bajwa
Branch/service: Pakistan Army
Siblings: Umar Farooq Bajwa, Taloot Saleem Bajwa, Tanveer Saleem Bajwa
Awards: Tamgha-e-Basalat, Hilal-i-Imtiaz
Lieutenant General (Retired) Asim Saleem Bajwa is a retired Pakistani three-star general who is serving as the Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting since 28 April 2020 and as the Chairman of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor Authority since November 2019.
On 11 December 2016, Bajwa was appointed Inspector General Arms at GHQ, where he served until his appointment to the key position of Commander Southern Command & XII Corps (Pakistan) in September 2017.
Previously, he also served as Director General of the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), from 2012 to 2016 preceding Major Gen. Asif Ghafoor.
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Bajwa was commissioned in the 34th Punjab Regiment in 1984, at the Pakistan Military Academy (PMA) in Kakul.
He graduated from the Command and Staff College in Quetta, as well as the National Defence University (NDU) in Islamabad, followed by the Staff College, Camberley.
He holds master’s degrees in war studies from NDU and defence studies from King’s College London.
A member of the Bajwa clan, Asim Bajwa is married and has three children. His hobbies include reading and playing golf.
During his military career, Asim Bajwa has served on multiple instructional and command-level posts, such as leading an anti-tank battalion, the 111th 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.
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 11 December 2016 until 28 September 2017.
Then he was appointed commander, Southern Command of Pakistan Army.
In November 2019, the Establishment Division notified Bajwa as Chairman of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor Authority for a four-year period.
On 27 April 2020, He has been appointed as special assistant to the prime minister on information and broadcasting.
Bajwa has been decorated with the Tamgha-i-Basalat and Hilal-i-Imtiaz for his military services.