Tehran (IP)- Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei, the commander-in-chief of the Armed Forces, has appointed Brigadier General Hamid Vahedi as the new commander of the Air Force.

Iran PressIran news: In his decree that was issued on Sunday, the Leader thanked Brigadier General Aziz Nasirzadeh, who was appointed as the vice-chief of the Armed Forces staff. 

The Leader asked Vahedi to pay due attention to efforts to upgrade the capability and combat readiness in responding intelligently to any air threat.

He also mandated Vahedi to pay special attention to the growth of human resources to build an air force with elite scientists.