Two navy officers promoted to rank of rear admiral

The Pakistan Navy on Saturday promoted two of its officers to the rank of rear admiral with immediate effect

Rear Admiral Faisal Amin got commission in Operations Branch of Pakistan Navy in 1992

The flag officer was a graduate of Command and Staff College, Quetta, National Defence University, Islamabad and Royal College of Defence Studies, United Kingdom, the navy said in a statement

The admiral has an illustrious naval career covering vast experience of various command and staff appointments

His major command appointments included commanding of PN ships RAJSHAHI and ALAMGIR, and 18th Destroyer Squadron

His prominent staff appointments included Director Naval Developmental Plans (Platform), Principal Secretary to the Chief of the Naval Staff and Assistant Chief of the Naval Staff (Operations) at Naval Headquarter, Islamabad

Currently, Rear Admiral Faisal Amin was appointed as Additional Secretary – III at Minister of Defence

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Rear Admiral Syed Faisal Ali Shah was commissioned in Operations Branch of Pakistan Navy in 1992

The flag officer’s distinguished academic career included MSc in Defence & Strategic Studies from Quaid-e-Azam University Islamabad, Masters in War Studies (Maritime) from Bahria University, Master of Military Studies from US and M-Phil in Public Policy and Strategic Security Management from National Defence University, Islamabad

He is a graduate of Pakistan Navy War College, US Marine Corps Command and Staff College and National Defence University Islamabad

The admiral has a vast experience of command and staff appointments which include command of a Marines Operational unit, Commander West and Commander Creeks

He has also served as director marines and Special Service Group (Navy) at Naval Headquarters as well as Naval & Air Attaché of Pakistan in Iran

Rear Admiral Syed Faisal Ali Shah is presently appointed as Director General Joint Cantonment Gwadar (DGJCG) at Joint Staff Headquarters

The admiral is a recipient of Sitara-i-Imtiaz (Military)

Date:02-Jan-2022 Reference:View Original Link