DG ISPR is a renowned figure in Pakistan’s military. The position itself is of great power and integrity and suited for highly qualified and dignified individuals of the Armed Forces of Pakistan. DG ISPR is Major General Ahmed Sharif Chaudhary, but who is he?
Major General Ahmed Sharif Chaudhary – DG ISPR
Major General Ahmed Sharif is a well-known name in the Armed Forces of Pakistan. With his astounding career and accomplishments, he has been tasked with one of the toughest jobs in the military. However, the majority of people are still unaware of his background and accomplishments. Let’s have a look at his profile.
DG ISPR, Maj Gen Ahmed Sharif’s Profile
Maj Gen Ahmed Sharif hails from EME Corps and has a strong family background. His father, Sultan Bashiruddin is a Nuclear Scientist. His accomplishments towards Pakistan’s nuclear advancements are also praise worthy. His brother, Mr. Asim Mehmood is a doctor.
As for Ahmed Sharif, he is the first Major General of Electrical and Mechanical Engineering (EME) corps to be appointed as the DG ISPR. He was born in Karachi, Pakistan. He is a two-star General in the Pakistani Army. His preceding posts were also of high responsibility. Prior to his appointment as DG ISPR, he was the Director General of Defence Science and Technology Organisation (DSTO). Later on, he replaced Major General Babar Iftikhar as the new DG ISPR on 6th Dec, 2022.
Accomplishments in Service
As for his star-spangled career in the Pakistan Army. He first went to Pakistan Military Academy after his tenure at EME and passed out as a Captain. Later on, Mr. Ahmed went to Command and Staff College of Quetta for his Staff course. Upon his tenure at the Staff college, he was then sent to the German staff college as he performed exceptionally well at the Staff college in Quetta.
At the German Staff College, he had an outstanding performance and surpassed all his international peers to earn the first position and then went to National Defence University of Islamabad (NDU). He has also received Hilal e Imtiaz, one of the most prestigious awards in Pakistan’s Military.