ISLAMABAD (Online) - Following his promotion from the rank of lieutenant colonel, Brig Adnan has been appointed as the new military secretary to the president. The move came after Major General Mian Halal, former military secretary to President Asif Ali Zardari, was appointed as General Officer Commanding (GOC) Bahaw-alpur. The military sources say he would soon take over the charge of his new office. Brig Adnan had also performed his duties with former president Gen (r) Pervez Musharraf as well. The sources in the Presidency while confirming the report said Brig Adnan had not so far assumed the office formally.The Army Promotion Board had promoted Lt Col Adnan as Brigadier a few days back due to his excellent performance and outstanding professional services.