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General Public is requested to report any suspicious activity in Punjab, Balochistan and Sind regarding terrorists at universal no 1135 and for KPK at 1125. These numbers can be dialed directly without any code from mobile or PTCL No. 9 days Pak-US Joint Exercise “ Inspired Gambit” concluded at South Carolina USA. SSG & Aviation troops participated. Exercise was aimed to gain from each other experience in the domain of counter terrorism & counter IED operations. (@AsimBajwaISPR)
Chief of Naval Staff
Admiral Muhammad Zakaullah NI (M)

Admiral Muhammad Zakaullah Nishan-i-Imtiaz (Military) was commissioned in Operations Branch of Pakistan Navy in June 1978. On commissioning, the officer won the coveted Sword of Honour from Pakistan Naval Academy. He was also awarded Chief of the Naval Staff Gold Medal at his graduation.

During his distinguished career, the Admiral attained vast experience of operational, training and Command assignments. His command appointments include Command of a Destroyer and 25th Destroyer Squadron, Commandant Pakistan Naval Academy, Commander Pakistan Fleet and Command of Multinational Maritime Task Force. Some of his key staff appointments include Assistant Chief of Naval Staff (Plans), Defence Attache in Qatar, Director General National Accountability Bureau (Rawalpindi), Chief Inspector (Navy), Deputy Chief of Naval Staff (Training & Personnel), Naval Secretary and Deputy Chief of Naval Staff (Operations). Before being appointed as Chief of the Naval Staff, the Admiral was serving as Vice Chief of Naval Staff at Naval Headquarters Islamabad.

The Admiral is a graduate of Royal Naval Staff College, UK and National Defence University Islamabad. He holds Masters degree in Defence Studies from London University and MSc (War Studies) degree from Quaid-e-Azam University.

He is a keen yachtsman who represented Pakistan at numerous international events including 1984 Olympics (USA), 1986 Asian Games (South Korea) and 1990 Asian Games (China). He won Gold Medal at the Asian Games twice and various other awards at International Sailing Championships.

In recognition of his meritorious services, the Admiral has been awarded Nishan-i-Imtiaz (Military), Sitara-i-Imtiaz (Military), Tamgha-i-Imtiaz (Military), President’s Medal and President’s Award for Pride of Performance.

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