Rao Badar Shafat, 8216/Latif

The Twenty-fifth Adjutant (2000-2002)

Lt.Cdr. Rao Badar Shafat - 2004

By Kazi Zulkader Siddiqui, 671/Latif

Rao Badar Shafat, kit no. 8216/Latif House joined Cadet College Petaro in 1982 in 8th class and left the college in 1985 after completing his Matric.

He was born on 28 February 1969 and got married to Mrs. Huma on 9 August 1995. They have 4 children. The family is settled in Karachi.

Badar joined Pakistan Navy shortly after leaving Petaro. While was still a lieutenant, he was appointed as the Adjutant of Cadet College Petaro in the year 2000. Shortly thereafter he was promoted as a Lieutenant Commander. He served the college as adjutant for 2 years until 2002.

While he was at Petaro, Badar also pursued his studies at Sindh University during evening sessions and obtained an MBA in HR Management/Personnel Administration from IBA, Sindh University in 2002.

After moving to Karachi, he was posted as Sports Officer at the COMKAR Office in Karachi.

He retired from Pakistan Navy as a lieutenant commander in March 2012. He then joined Toyota Indus Motors, Karachi as Senior Manager, Admin/Security/PR & GA. Within a short span of a few months, he was promoted to the position of Head of Admin/Security/PR & GA.

Badar has been a very active member of the Petarian Association. He has served the Association in different positions in the Managing Committee over the past few years.