Lieutenant General PM Hariz is new ARTRAC commander

  • HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, Shimla
  • Updated: Aug 01, 2015 15:45 IST

Lieutenant General PM Hariz took charge as the 18th general officer commanding-in-chief (GOC-inC) of the Army Training Command (ARTRAC) in Shimla on Saturday.

Lt Gen Hariz succeeds Lt Gen Sanjeev Madhok, who retired on Friday.

A release by the ARTRAC headquarters said Lt Gen Hariz, an alumnus of National Defence Academy, was commissioned into a mechanised infantry battalion in 1978 and later commanded a mechanised recce and support battalion.

His wife Zarina would be the regional president of the Army Wives Welfare Association.

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