Sidhu will assume cost from March 19 after the retirement of incumbent PAF Chief, Air Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan.
The outgoing PAF chief will hand over the command to his successor at a change of command ceremony scheduled to be held on the Air Headquarters in Islamabad.
Sidhu, who joined the PAF in 1986 as a fighter pilot, has served in fighter squadrons, operational airbases and regional instructions, the assertion mentioned.
He attended Combat Commanders School and Air War College in addition to the Royal College of Defence Studies within the United Kingdom.
He additionally served as Assistant Chief of the Air Staff (Operations Research and Development), Assistant Chief of Air Staff (Training Officers) and Director General of Projects at Air Headquarters Islamabad. Sidhu additionally served as extra secretary within the ministry of defence, the official assertion mentioned.