Major General Fayyaz Hussian Shah was commissioned in 4 Sind Regiment on 8 September 1989. He is a graduate of Command and Staff College Quetta, Canadian Forces College (CFC), Toronto and National Defence University (NDU) Islamabad. During his career, General Officer has held a number of instructional appointments, which include instructor at School of Infantry and Tactics Quetta, Pakistan Military Academy Kakul, Command and Staff College Quetta and has been Directing Staff at NDU Islamabad. He has also been Brigade Major of 27 Brigade and Chief of Staff 4 Corps. The General has commanded his parent unit in Operation Al-Mizan, remained Commander 323 Brigade (Siachen) and 44 Independent Mechanized Brigade Group. He is serving as Commandant Armed Forces War College, National Defence University Islamabad since 16 February 2017.