Over 4000 Varieties of Pakistani flatbread

By Azam Gill, France (2nd SSC) In 1962, French President Charles de Gaulle famously complained: “How can you govern a country which has two hundred and forty-six varieties of cheese?” Five years later, when he visited Pakistan, had he realized that Field Marshal Mohammed Ayub Khan was busy governing a nation with over 4,400 varieties […]

Demise of Maj Mubashar Ullah, 2nd SSC (ABD-4 Platoon)

DEMISE MAJOR MUBASHAR ULLAH. It is informed with deepest sorrow that our course mate Maj Mubashar Ullah (ABD-4 Platoon), 7 Baluch, DIG Police (retd) expired in Lahore on 15 April 2017. (إِنَّا لِلّهِ وَإِنَّـا إِلَيْهِ رَاجِعون). His Namaz-e-Janaza was held the same night. May his soul rest in eternal peace at the choicest station in Jannat-ul-Firdous, (Aameen). May Allah […]

Demise of Mother of Lt Col Anwar Khan, Air Def (ABD-3)

Demise Mother of Course Mate Dear Course Mates, Assalam-o-Alaikum. It is informed with deepest sorrow that mother of our course mate Lt Col Anwar Khan, Air Def (ABD-3 Platoon) has expired (إِنَّا لِلّهِ وَإِنَّـا إِلَيْهِ رَاجِعونَ). May Allah grant her a prominent place in Junnah and provide strength to the family to bear this irreparable loss, […]

Urdu Poetry | ‘Munn Ki Payas’

Urdu Poetry By Lt Col Fazal Dad (Retd), 58th PMA L/C Editor’s Note: Lt Col Fazal Dad was commissioned in 9 Medium Regt Arty in March 1979. He commanded 171 Medium Regt Arty. He retired in 2006 and has settled in Rawalpindi. He has earned his MBA degree from NUST. He writes good Urdu Poetry. Related […]

Demise of Father of Capt Muhammad Abdul Qadir Faruqi (SSH-2 Platoon)

Dear Course Mates, Assalam-o-Alaikum. It is informed with deepest sorrow that father of our course mate Capt Muhammad Abdul Qadir Faruqi, Air Def (SSH-2 Platoon), expired in Karachi on 6 March 2017. May Allah grant him a prominent place in Junnah and provide strength to the family to bear this irreparable loss, Aameen. Muhammad Abdul […]

Demise of Father of Col Faiz Afridi, FF (SUO SSH Coy)

Dear Course Mates, Assalam-o-Alaikum. It is informed with deepest sorrow that father of our course mate Col Faiz Afridi, FF (SUO SSH Coy) has expired: May Allah grant him a prominent place in Junnah and provide strength to the family to bear this irreparable loss, Aameen. His Nimaz-e-Jinaza will be held at 1100 hrs on […]

Demise of Maj Syed Haider, Sindh Regt (SSH-1 Platoon)

It is informed with deepest sorrow that PSS-14544 Maj Syed Haider, Sindh Regt (SSH-1 Platoon), expired in Islamabad, on 19 July 2015 (إِنَّا لِلّهِ وَإِنَّـا إِلَيْهِ رَاجِعونَ). He was living in Islamabad and was bed ridden for quite some time. As he was not in contact with course mates, no one in Islamabad/Rawalpindi came to know about his […]

Demise of Maj Khalid Rauf Khan, Arty (SSH-5 Platoon)

It is informed with deepest sorrow that Maj Khalid Rauf Khan, Arty (SSH-5 Platoon), expired in Fredericksburg, Virginia, USA, on 11 February 2017. He slept at night and was found dead in the morning. He passed away peacefully during his sleep. May his soul rest in eternal peace. May Allah give strength to his family […]

‘The Most Gracious and The Most Merciful Allah’

By Capt Tariq Baseer Shamsi, Retd (2nd SSC) Editor: Capt Tariq Baseer Shamsi was commissioned in 2 Baluch Regt in July 1972. His father Brig Baseer Shamsi (Late) had commanded 2 Baluch Regt during 1965 Indo-Pak War. Tariq Shamsi left the army early in 1979 and has settled in Dubai. In many ways I was […]

Demise of Mother of Capt Naveed Akbar, 1 FF (ABD-3)

Dear Course Mates, Assalam-o-Alaikum. It is informed with deepest sorrow that mother of our course mate Capt Naveed Akbar, 1 FF (ABD-3 Platoon) has expired (إِنَّا لِلّهِ وَإِنَّـا إِلَيْهِ رَاجِعونَ). May Allah grant her a prominent place in Junnah and provide strength to the family to bear this irreparable loss, Aameen. Capt Naveed Akbar can […]