INSTITUTE FOR STRATEGIC STUDIES, RESEARCH & ANALYSIS (ISSRA)

DG ISSRA

Major General
Ghulam Qamar, HI (M)
Major General Ghulam Qamar, Hilal-e-Imtiaz (Military) was Commissioned in an Infantry Regiment in June 1983. During his Military career, the General Officer held a wide range of command, staff and instructional appointments, however, larger part of his service has been in operational areas. Apart from service at Siachin Glacier, commanded an Infantry Battalion along Line of Control and two Infantry Brigades, out of which one was also deployed in Sub Conventional War Zone of North Waziristan. Commanded an Infantry Division which was deployed in Terrorism stricken area of Swat, Dir and Chitral. The General Officer severed as Director General Doctrine & Evaluation General Headquarter Rawalpindi. The General Officer remained instructor at Pakistan Military Academy, Command & Staff College Quetta and at the War College in National Defence University (NDU) Islamabad. He is a graduate of Command & Staff College Quetta, National Defence University Islamabad and Beijing (China). Apart from this, he also served under the Umbrella of UN peace keeping Mission in Somalia (UNOSOM-II). The General Officer has represented Pakistan Army at various International Forums and delivered lectures/participated in seminars on issues related to Sub Conventional Warfare. He is also the author of Sub Conventional Warfare Doctrine for Pakistan Army. Presently, he is serving as Director General Institute of Strategic Studies Research and Analysis in National Defence University, Islamabad.