General Raheel Sharif is the 15th Chief of Army Staff Pakistan. He was appointed as the chief on 29th November 2013 and he will serve the tenure till 28th November 2016. General Qamar Javed Bajwa will be overtaking as the new army chief on 29th November. Raheel Sahrif was born in Quetta, General Sahrif belongs to a Rajput family, having his roots in Punjab in the town of Kunjah, Gujarat. He is the youngest child of his parents. His elder brother Major RanaShabbir Sharif was the martyr of the Indo-Pak War of 1971 and he received the highest Military award Nishan-e-haider. His other brother Captain Mumtaz Sharif also received the bravery award Sitara-e-basalat. He belongs to a very patriotic family and all the members of his family dedicated their lives for the country.
General Sharif started his career from the Frontier Force Regiment of the 6th battalion and he later joined the infantry brigade in Gilgit. He commanded two infantry brigades as a brigadier. In the year 2002, the then chief of army staff General Parvez Musharaff appointed him as the military secretary. He was also given the command of the 11th Infantry Division in Lahore. He later served as the corps commander Gujranwala for two years and then afterwards took over as the Inspector General for Training and Evaluation in the Pakistan Army.
During his life as the IG for Training and Evaluation he enhanced the military college and provided training in warfare to the troops. He also thought that fighting Taliban is more important than fighting India as they have been there rival since the Independence. In 2013, the Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif Sahab appointed Sharif as the Chief of the Army staff. In the year 2016, on November 28th he will retire as the chief of army staff of Pakistan. The ABC News Point also named him as the best military commander in the world in the year 2015. He also saw the Jihadist, in the form of Pakistan own Taliban, as the country’s greatest threat and he also initiated the joint operation Zarb-e-Azb successfully. He has won several award in his career by his own country for his bravery and he has received many Foreign awards like Legion of Merit by the USA, Order of Military Merit by Brazil, Military merit of firsts order by Jordan and Turkish Legend of Merit by Turkey.
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Name: General Raheel Sharif
Date of Birth: 16th June 1956
Age: 60 Years
Place of Birth: Quetta, Baluchistan, Pakistan
Schools: Garrison Boys High School
College: Government College Lahore, Pakistan Military Academy, Bhundeshwar University Munich, National Defense University, Canadian Army Command and Staff College, Royal College of defense Studies.
Father: Major Rana Muhammad Sahrif
Mother: Not Known
Brother: Major Rana Shabbir Sharif, Captain Mumtaz Sharif
Sister: 2 Sisters
Marital Status: Married
Children: 2 sons and a daughter
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Zodiac Sign: Gemini
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Profession: Chief of Army Staff
Languages Known: Urdu, Hindi and English