Nasirzadeh appointed Iran’s new Air Force chief

August 21, 2018 - 8:46

TEHRAN – Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Sunday appointed Brigadier General Aziz Nasirzadeh as the new commander of the Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force (IRIAF), Press TV reported.

In his decree, the Leader stated that the appointment was made upon a proposal by Army Commander Major General Abdolrahim Mousavi and in view of the commitment and valuable work experience of Nasirzadeh.

Ayatollah Khamenei urged Nasirzadeh to make efforts to train experienced pilots, use state-of-the-art equipment, improve training based on the transfer of scientific and technical know-how to youths and boost the combat preparedness of the forces.

MH/PA

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