Sikander Bakht Ansari, 3/Jinnah

Capt.PN(R) Sikander Bakht Ansari

By Kazi Zulkader Siddiqui, 671/Latif

Sikander Bakht Ansari, kit no. 3/Jinnah House joined Cadet College Petaro in 1957 and left the college in 1962 after completing his Intermediate.

He was born on 7 August 1944 and got married to Mrs. Nilofer on 22 November 1971. They have three children - Urooj, Babur and Bilal.

Sikander Bakht Ansari was appointed JUO of Jinnah House in 1961-1962. He was also the President of the Philatelic Club at Petaro for 3 years.

After leaving Petaro, he joined Pakistan Navy after obtaining a degree in Electrical Engineering from the Pakistan Navy Engineering College. He also obtained specialization in Electrical Engineering Applications from the Royal Navy Engineering College at Manadon, Plymouth, UK from 1970-1972. He also attended courses in telecommunications in the UK and and in Aviation Maritime Aircraft from France in 1975-1976. Finally, he did his PN Staff Course from PN Staff College Karachi in 1992.

During his tenure with the Navy, he served as CSO to Commander Logistics, and on various ships. He was also Advisor to Kuwait Navy from 1983-1986.

After retirement from the Navy, he was appointed General Manager (Sales & Marketing) at the Karachi Shipyard and Engineering Works.

At present, he is a Senior Vice President at the Arif Habib Investments in Karachi.

Capt.PN(R) Sikander Bakht Ansari is settled with his family in Karachi.