Lt Gen (R) Syed Muhammad Owais HI(M)
Member, CPGS Board of Advisory
Air Defence regiment of Pakistan army in 1974
Lt Gen (R) Syed Muhammad Owais, gained commission in Air Defence regiment of Pakistan army in 1974 and recently retired as a three-star general. During his forty years in the army, he held various important command, staff and instructional assignments. His last assignment was Corps Commander Army Air Defence. In addition to military engagements, he also served as the deputy chief of staff to the President of Pakistan where he was involved in strategic policy matters pertaining to defence and foreign affairs. He holds masters degree in war studies from National Defence University, Pakistan, as well as a masters degree in Defence Administration from Cranfield University, UK. On his meritorious service in Pakistan Army, he has been awarded Hilal- e- Imtiaz (Military). Post retirement, he is involved in intellectual pursuits with different think tanks and philanthropic social development activities in education and health with various organizations. He is a member of board of governors at Strategic Vision Institute and National Institute of Health Sciences, Islamabad. He enjoys golf and trekking and currently lives in Islamabad with his family.