Javed Iqbal Ramday

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Javed Iqbal Ramday

جاويد اقبال رمدے
Commander XXXI Corps, Bahawalpur
Assumed office
9 April 2015
Preceded byLt Gen Javed Iqbal Ramday Arain
President of the National Defence University
In office
August 2013 – April 2015
Preceded byLt Gen Nasser Khan Janjua
Succeeded byLt Gen Anwar Ali Hyder
Personal details
AwardsCrescent of Excellence Hilal-e-Imtiaz.png Hilal-i-Imtiaz (Military)
Military service
Allegiance Pakistan
Branch/service Pakistan Army
Years of service1980 – 2016
RankOF-8 PakistanArmy.svg Lieutenant General

Javed Iqbal Ramday Arain HI(M) is a Pakistani general from the Pakistan Army who commanded the XXXI Corps of the Pakistan Army.[1]

Military career[edit]

Ramday served as GOC Swat during the First and Second Battle of Swat.[1]

In 2011, Ramday was wounded while he was airborne when his helicopter came under fire in the Swat Valley.[2][1]

In 2012, he joined the National Defence University in Islamabad, first as commandant and then as chief instructor in B-Division in 2013.[3][1]

In August 2013, he was promoted to the rank of lieutenant general while he was serving as chief instructor in National Defence University.[3] Shortly after, he was appointed as the President at the National Defence University where he served until 2015.[4][1]

He belongs to the infantry’s Sindh Regiment.[1]

He worked as a Principal Staff Officer to Chief of Army Staff as the Inspector General of the Training and Evaluation at the GHQ.[5]

Ramday was appointed as the Corps Commander XXXI Corps in April 2015.[1][6]


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  2. ^ "Military helicopter under fire, general wounded". DAWN.COM. 21 September 2011. Retrieved 24 November 2016.
  3. ^ a b "4 two-star generals promoted". The Nation. 9 August 2013. Retrieved 24 November 2016.
  4. ^ "Army reshuffle: Nasir Janjua made southern commander - The Express Tribune". The Express Tribune. 20 August 2013. Retrieved 24 November 2016.
  5. ^ "Who could be next Army Chief?". The News. 21 November 2016. Retrieved 24 November 2016.
  6. ^ "High-level transfers and postings in Pakistan Army". ARYNEWS. 9 April 2015. Retrieved 24 November 2016.