General Raheel Sharif is the fifteenth nominated Chief of Army Staff of Pakistan Army. Lieutenant General Raheel Sharif was born on 16th of June,1956 in the city of Quetta. Raheel Sharif is the younger brother of Major Shabbir Sharif.Raheel's father Mohammad Sharif was also a retired major. So he has a good prominent Military family background when it comes to Pakistan Army.His younger brother Major Shabbir sharif Shaheed fought in the 1971 between Pakistan and India.He got Martyred and received the highest military award of Pakistan "Nishan-e-Haider".Being brother of Major Shabbir Sharif Shaheed is obviously an amazing thing for Raheel Sharif. As Pakistanis have great devotion and love for the recipients of Nishan-e-Haider. Raheel Sharif is also the nephew of Aziz Bhatti. Aziz Bhati is another recipient of Nishan-e-Haider. Major Aziz Bhatti fought in the war 1965 between Pakistan and India.Major Shabbir Sharif is married,He has three children,two sons and a daughter.His family roots are in the town of Kunjah,Dist Gujrat,Punjab.
After college education Raheel Sharif attended the Pakistan Military Academy for military Educations. General Raheel Sharif's military service history is as follows,
a. Commander, Gujranwala XXX Corps [As three-star - lieutenant General]
b.Commandant of Paksitan Military Academy,Kakul [As two-star - Maj General]
c.General Officer Commanding,Lahore [As two-star - Major General]
On November 27,2013 Gen. Raheel Sharif was appointed as the 15th Chief of Army Staff of pakistan Army.
Here are few pictures of Lieutenant General Raheel Sharif taken on different occasions.