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==Naval career==
 
==Naval career==
   
Abbasi joined Pakistan Navy in 1976 as a [[Naval Cadet]] after receiving an admission at the [[Pakistan Naval Academy]]. In 1980, he gained his [[Bachelor of Science|B.Sc.]] in [[Economics]] and later went to the United Kingdom, where he attended [[Britannia Royal Naval College]] at [[Dartmouth, Devon|Dartmouth]].<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.msa.org.pk/dgmsa.html |title=Maritime Security Agency |publisher=Msa.org.pk |date=}}</ref> In 1981, upon his return, he was given commissioned in the Navy as [[Sub Lieutenant|Sub-Lieutenant]]. He was also conferred with [[Sword of Honor]] at the Pakistan Naval Academy. In 1984, Abassi did his specialization in Underwater Warfare from Submarine School of the Pakistan Naval Submarine Service Branch, and another course in Surface Warfare from [[United States Naval Academy]]<ref>{{cite web|url=http://docs.google.com/viewer?a=v&q=cache:toXbeCv0DnUJ:www.cjoscoemaritimeconference.org/speakers/Mahmood%2520Abbasi.pdf+rear+admiral+zafar&hl=en&gl=us&pid=bl&srcid=ADGEESj0xoDazmhDjARd_3D3k_YjaEB5dd0Fuv6V1aUZKLeT-XCOnnVWAeKvByhGNwm_3ckcPKUGV2euQSnmPUErAgIeTTtCsr9XivD7sbdG_n4Phi4FTm5nQyYP1geeSrA_ytnAjDEG&sig=AHIEtbQRxT4V_KwkCQHIOy4Fp3Dg8V6xnQ |title=Rear Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi SI(M) |publisher=[[Google documents]] |date=}}</ref> In 1989, he attended the [[Royal Australian Naval College]] where he did B.Sc. in [[War studies]] and a [[Master of Science|M.Sc.]] in War and [[Strategic studies]] [[National Defence University, Islamabad|National Defence University]].
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Abbasi joined Pakistan Navy in 1976 as a [[Naval Cadet]] after receiving an admission at the [[Pakistan Naval Academy]]. In 1980, he gained his B.Sc. in Economics and later went to the United Kingdom, where he attended [[Britannia Royal Naval College]] at Dartmouth.<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.msa.org.pk/dgmsa.html |title=Maritime Security Agency |publisher=Msa.org.pk }}</ref> In 1981, upon his return, he was given commissioned in the Navy as [[Sub Lieutenant|Sub-Lieutenant]]. He was also conferred with [[Sword of Honor]] at the Pakistan Naval Academy. In 1984, Abassi did his specialization in Underwater Warfare from Submarine School of the Pakistan Naval Submarine Service Branch, and another course in Surface Warfare from [[United States Naval Academy]]<ref>{{cite web|url=http://docs.google.com/viewer?a=v&q=cache:toXbeCv0DnUJ:www.cjoscoemaritimeconference.org/speakers/Mahmood%2520Abbasi.pdf+rear+admiral+zafar&hl=en&gl=us&pid=bl&srcid=ADGEESj0xoDazmhDjARd_3D3k_YjaEB5dd0Fuv6V1aUZKLeT-XCOnnVWAeKvByhGNwm_3ckcPKUGV2euQSnmPUErAgIeTTtCsr9XivD7sbdG_n4Phi4FTm5nQyYP1geeSrA_ytnAjDEG&sig=AHIEtbQRxT4V_KwkCQHIOy4Fp3Dg8V6xnQ |title=Rear Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi SI(M) |publisher=[[Google documents]] }}</ref> In 1989, he attended the [[Royal Australian Naval College]] where he did B.Sc. in [[War studies]] and a Master in War and [[Strategic studies]] [[National Defence University, Islamabad|National Defence University]].
   
 
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Latest revision as of 03:21, 21 January 2021

Zafar Mahmood Abbasi
File:File:Hrs 101014-N-5429S-037 Pakistan navy Rear Adm. Zafar Mahmood Abbasi, outgoing Combined Task Force 150 commander, left, passes a ceremonial scroll.jpg
Rear-Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi (left)
Birth name Zafar Mahmood Abbasi
Allegiance  Pakistan
Service/branch  Pakistan Navy
Years of service 1976 - Present
Rank US-O8 insignia.svg Rear Admiral
Unit Weapons Engineering Branch (WEB)
Commands held Commander Costal
Combined Task Force 150
Pakistan Maritime Security Agency
21st Mine warfare Squadron
25th Destroyer Squadron
Naval Warfare Branch
Pakistan Naval Academy
Submarine Service Branch
Battles/wars Indo-Pakistani War of 1999
Operation Parakaram
War in North West-Pakistan
Operation Enduring Freedom – HOA
Awards Sitara-e-Imtiaz (military)
Imtiazi Sanad

Rear-Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi, is a two-star admiral and current Commander Logistic (COMLOG) of Pakistan Navy. He served as the Commander of Combined Task Force 150 from April 2010 till October 2010.[1]

Naval career[]

Abbasi joined Pakistan Navy in 1976 as a Naval Cadet after receiving an admission at the Pakistan Naval Academy. In 1980, he gained his B.Sc. in Economics and later went to the United Kingdom, where he attended Britannia Royal Naval College at Dartmouth.[2] In 1981, upon his return, he was given commissioned in the Navy as Sub-Lieutenant. He was also conferred with Sword of Honor at the Pakistan Naval Academy. In 1984, Abassi did his specialization in Underwater Warfare from Submarine School of the Pakistan Naval Submarine Service Branch, and another course in Surface Warfare from United States Naval Academy[3] In 1989, he attended the Royal Australian Naval College where he did B.Sc. in War studies and a Master in War and Strategic studies National Defence University.

References[]

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