Saturday, June 5, 2010

Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq (1924-1988)

In Office
16Sep 1978-17 Aug 1988
Prime Minister : Muhammad Khan Junejo
Preceded by ; Fazal Ilahi Choudhury
Succeeded by ; Ghulam Ishaq Khan
Prime Minister of Pakistan
In Office
9June 1988-17 Aug 1988
Prcceded by   Muhammad Khan Junejo
Succeeded by    Benazir Bhutto
In Office
5 July 1977-24March 1985
President   Fazal Ilahi Choudhury
Preceded by   Zulfikar Ali Bhutto
Succeeded by  Muhammad Khan Junejo
Chief of Army Staff
In Office
11 Oct 1976- 17Aug 1988
Preceded by   Tikka Khan
Succeeded by   Mirza Aslam beg
Born        12 Aug 1924
Jalandhar, British Raj (now India)
Died   !7 Aug 1988
Bahawalpur, Pakistan
Alma Mater   United States Army Command and
general Staff college
Religion   Sunni Islam
Military service
Allegiance    Pakistan
Service branch   Pakistan Army (PA-1810)
Years of Sevice   1943-1988
Rank    General
Unit   Armoured Coros (Guides cavalry FF)
Commands  2nd Independent Armoured Brigade, Jordan
1st Armoured division, Multan
II Corps, Multan
Chief of Army Staff
Battles/wars      WW  II
Indo-Pakistan war of 1965
Black Sep in Jordan
Soviet war In Afghanistan.