Asad Durrani

 Name: Asad Durrani Rank: Lieutenant
General Period: August 1990 to March 1992

Lieutenant General Mohammad Asad Durrani (born 7 February 1941) is a Pashtun retired military general. He graduated from Government College Lahore in 1959 and was commissioned from the Pakistan Military Academy (PMA) in 1960. During his 34 years with the Army, he served in a number of commands, staff, and instructional appointments, and took part in the wars of 1965 and 1971.

His key appointments included an instructorship at the PMA and at the Command and Staff College Quetta; Director-General, Military Intelligence; Director-General, Inter-Services Intelligence; Inspector General, Training and Evaluation at GHQ; and Commandant, National Defense College. He retired in May 1993. Lt Gen Durrani is also a graduate of the German General Staff Academy (1975) and has done a stint as Pakistan’s defense attaché in Germany from 1980 to 1984. After his retirement from the Army in 1993, he was appointed as the Ambassador of Pakistan to Germany (May 1994 to May 1997), and after the military takeover in Pakistan, as the Ambassador of Pakistan to Saudi Arabia from 2000 to 2002.

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