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President Of PAKISTAN Confers Nishan-i-Imtiaz (Military) Upon Commander TURKISH LAND FORCES H.E General Umit Dundar”
President of PAKISTAN confers Prestigious and Coveted Nishan-i-Imtiaz (Military) award upon Commander TURKISH LAND FORCES His Excellency Umit Dundar in a prestigious and a graceful ceremony held at Aiwan-e-Sadr Islamabad on Monday, July 5, 2021.
The conferment of coveted Nishan-e-Imtiaz (Military) award was made to recognize the untiring efforts of Commander TURKISH LAND FORCES General Umit Dundar in strengthening PAKISTAN-TURKISH Bilateral Defense Ties and Cooperation.
The ceremony was started with the Verses from the HOLY QURAN and the National Anthem of PAKISTAN. TURKISH Ambassador to PAKISTAN Ihsan Mustafa Yurdakul and Senior Official of the PAKISTAN ARMED FORCES were also present on the occasion.
As per the citation read out at the ceremony, Commander TURKISH LAND FORCE General Umit Dundar Graduated from the Army War College in 1985, Royal Army Staff College of United Kingdom in 1991 and Armed Forces College in 1994.
The Commander TURKISH LAND FORCES H.E General Umit Dundar also served as the Commander of 28th Mechanized Infantry Brigade from 2004 to 2005 and NATO Infrastructure Department of the Ministry of National Defense from 2001 to 2004. He also served as the Chief of Construction and Real Estate.
Moreover, Commander TURKISH LAND FORCES also served as the Commander of Multinational Brigade in Afghanistan.
“He served as the Chief of Construction, Real Estate and NATO Infrastructure Department of the Ministry of National Defense from 2001 to 2004 and as the Commander of 28th Mechanized Infantry Brigade from 2004 to 2005. During this period he also served as the Commander of the Multinational Brigade in Afghanistan,” press release said.
He also served as the Acting Chief of General Staff for brief period in 2016, Commander of the 3rd Army and Commander of the 1st Army.
The Commander was promoted to the rank of Major General in 2005, Lieutenant General in 2009 and 4-star General in 2013.
He was promoted to the rank of Commander TURKISH LAND FORCES by the President of TURKEY His Excellency Recep Tayyip Erdoğan back in July 2018.
The ceremony was told that the Commander TURKISH LAND FORCES General Umit Dundar is a close and sincere friend of PAKISTAN, who played significant role in enhancing and expanding of PAKISTAN-TURKISH Ties.
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