Pakistan Navy appoints new commanders for Coastal Command and Navy Fleet
His command appointments include command of two Destroyers PNS BADR & PNS BABUR as well as three missile boats, Commander Combined Task Force 150 at HQ NAVCENT Bahrain and Commander North (COMNOR).
His prominent staff appointments include Assistant Chief of the Naval Staff (Plans), Assistant Chief of the Naval Staff (Operations), Chief Staff Officer to Commander Pakistan Fleet and Deputy Chief of the Naval Staff (Training and Evaluation) at Naval Headquarters.
A recipient of Hilal-e-Imtiaz (Military), he has also served as Naval and Air Attache in Iran.
He is a graduate of Joint Command and Staff College Shrivenham, UK. He has Masters Degrees in Defence Studies from Kings College, London and Strategic Studies from Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad.
The newly appointed Commander Pakistan Fleet, Rear Admiral Muhammad Amjad Khan Niazi joined Pakistan Navy in 1981 and also won the coveted Sword of Honour upon his completion of initial training at Pakistan Naval Academy.
During his illustrious career, Rear Admiral Muhammad Amjad has served on various Command and Staff appointments. His Command appointments include command of two type 21 ships PNS BADR and PNS TARIQ, Commander 18th Destroyer Squadron, and Commandant PNS BAHADUR.
His staff appointments include Director Naval Operations, Deputy Chief of Naval Staff (Training & Evaluation), Commandant Pakistan Navy War College/Commander Central Punjab Lahore and Director General Naval Intelligence.
He has also performed the duties of Chief Naval Overseas in Shanghai.
He is a graduate of Army Command & Staff College, Quetta and National Defence University, Islamabad. He holds masters degrees in Underwater Acoustics from Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, China and War Studies from Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad.
In recognition of his meritorious services, the newly appointed Commander Pakistan Fleet has been awarded Hilal e Imtiaz (Military) and Sitara e Basalat. He has also been conferred with the French Medal Chevalier (Knight) by the Government of France.
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