Anwar Ali Khan - 2010
By Kazi Zulkader
Siddiqui, Kit no. 671, Latif
Aurangzeb Anwar Ali Khan was the fourteenth adjutant of Cadet
College Petaro from 1980-1982.
He was born on 4
March, 1955, and got married to Mrs. Sadia on 22 June 1985. They have
three children - Aimaad (ACCA), Eman (architecture
student) and Humaid.
present, he is settled down in Islamabad.
Aurangzeb Khan had his entire schooling from St.
Patrick's School and College in Karachi from
kindergarten to Intermediate level. He passed his Matric
exams in 1970 and his Intermediate in 1972.
first option was to join the Air Force. While he passed
all tests, he could not make it due to a very slight
murmur in the heart. Thus, he lost several months before
he applied to Pakistan Navy and was selected. He joined
the Pakistan Naval Academy in 1973 and was commissioned as an
officer in 1976 as a sub-Lieutenant in the Operations Branch.
1977, he attended the watchkeeping course at PNS Badar
and then served with the Patrolcraft Squadron between
1978-1980. He commanded gunboats and a missle boat.
was when he was posted out to Petaro as the adjutant of
the college for two years between 1980-1982 while he was
still a lieutenant.
1983, he proceeded on the long navigation course at PNS
Bahadur, and was then posted to the Pakistan Naval
Academy in 1984-85 as an Instructor. Then between
1985-1989, he was sent on deputation to the UAE Navy,
and had already been promoted to the rank of a Lieut.
return from UAE, he was appointed the Second in Command
of the PNS Saif destroyer between 1989-91, and then the
Second in Command of the new PNS Badar betweeen 1991-92.
completed the Staff Course in 1992 and was then posted
to the Naval Headquarters as Staff Officer Operations
then posted as the Directing Staff (DS) at the PN War
College between 1994-1997.
last assignment in the Navy was at the Naval
Headquarters between 1997-1999. He then took retirement
from the Navy after 27 years of service in 1999 as a
Cdr.(R) Aurangzeb Khan decided to settle down in
Islamabad after his retirement, and decided to go into
retail business. He set up a store called Bargain Plus
in F-11 Markaz, Islamabad which was meant to be a
self-service store in 2000. After 7 years of running the
store, he decided to close it down due to various issues
with running such a store. He now has a few shops in
F-11 Markaz that he has rented out, and he leads a
retired and secluded life. We do hope that one day
he will become a key member of the Petarian community in