Professor of Pakistan Studies (1992-present) and Admin Officer
Lt.Cdr. Abdul Aziz - 2011
By Kazi Zulkader Siddiqui,
Lt.Cdr.(R) Abdul Aziz joined the college in 1992
as Assistant Professor of Pakistan Studies and is
currently serving the college in this capacity. He
also served as the Admin Officer officially from
He was born on
17 April 1953 and was married to Mrs. Zahida on 31
January 1983. They have
five children - Sadia, Asad (99119/Iqbal),
Summayya, Sara and Saquiba.
Aziz Sb belongs originally to a village near Kahuta in
District Rawalpindi. He acquired his early education at
Sargodha, and obtained his Matric and Intermediate
certificates from BISE Sargodha in 1969 and 1971
respectively. He then obtained a B.A. degree in 1974,
and an M.A. (Economics) degree in 1979 from Punjab
years, he has been through various training courses including
Instructional Training Course at School of Army Education
Murree in 1985, Specialized Training in Mass Communication,
Public Relations and Journalism in 1989-90 from Information
Services Academy, Government of Pakistan, Islamabad,
Interactive Teachersí Training Workshop in Islamabad,
sponsored by the Petarian Foundation in 2005, and Teacherís
Training Workshop conducted by M/S Berlitz Language Centre
Karachi and sponsored by Petarian Foundation.
his graduation, he chose to join Pakistan Navy and was
commissioned as an officer in 1981 in the Education Branch.
served at the Pakistan Naval Academy from 1982-1985 as
instructor in economics for degree level classes. During this
period, he was also the Officer In Charge of Examinations and
Degrees, Divisional Officer, In Charge of mess, and Acting
1985-1987, he then served PNS Himalaya as Training Officer for
junior cadets and officer in charge of the mess.
1987-1989, he worked as Public Relations Officer at Naval
Headquarters in Islamabad. He was responsible for liaison with
print and electronic media, coverage of naval functions, press
releases, and publication of Navy News magazine.
retired from Pakistan Navy in 1992, and joined Cadet College
Petaro as Assistant Professor in the Pakistan Studies
his stay at Petaro, he has served in several capacities.
Additional duties have included being Officer In Charge of
Electricity & Telephone Departments for 5 years, Assistant
Divisional Officer for Iqbal House and Ayub House, Office In
Charge Mechanical Workshop for 3 years, Officer In Charge of
Mechanical Transport for 5 years, Office In Charge of Cadets'
Mess for 6 years, Officer In Charge of General Quiz, Officer
In Charge of Books and Stationery, Officer In Charge of Ice
Plant, Officer In Charge of Fruits & Vegetables, Butcher Shop
and Dairy Farm, and Cadets' Career Counselling Officer.
also been the Head of Department of Pakistan Studies, Ethics
and Pakistan Culture.
position he held was that of Admin Officer of the College.
Although he was officially in this position from 2007-2011, he
was performing the duties of Admin Officer since 2005 in an
acting capacity. As Admin Officer, he was in charge of all
personnel affairs and HR management, and arrangement of agenda
and meetings of the Board of Governors. During his tenure as
Admin Officer, he was responsible for the arrangements of two
Presidents of Pakistan - Gen. Musharraf and Mr. Asif Ali
Zardari - who visited the college. He was also
responsible to make all logistical arrangements for the
Celebrations of the college in 2007.
addition, he was called upon to perform duties of adjutant on
acting basis at times when the adjutant was not available.
Aziz Sb was given the Best Teacher award by the college.
Aziz Sb personally for the first time in 2001 when our batch
visited the college for our reunion. Since then, we have been
constantly in touch where he has been the source of a lot of
information about the college and its archives. We cooperated
extensively while I was a member of the Board of Governors of
the college for 5 years, and during the Golden Jubilee
Celebrations as well.
been a pleasure to have known Aziz Sb all these years. He is
an outstanding officer.