Wafiq Jizzini

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Major General
Wafiq Jizzini
Major General Wafiq Jizzini in Suit.JPG
Native name وفيق جزيني
Born (1951-12-04)December 4, 1951
West Beirut
Died March 4, 2011(2011-03-04) (aged 59)
Germany
Years of service 1973 - 2010
Rank Major General
Commands held

-General Director of General Directorate of General Security 2005-2010

-Director of the Office of the Lebanese Army Commander 1998-2005
Website www.general-security.gov.lb
Major General Wafik Jizzini in Military Suit as the Director of the Office of the Lebanese Army Commander

Major General Wafiq Jizzini (Arabic: وفيق جزيني; also spelled Wafic Jezzini or Wafik Jezzini) was the General Director of the Lebanese Army's General Directorate of General Security from 2005 to 2010.

Career[edit]

Jizzini was born on December 4, 1951 in West Beirut.[citation needed] Joined the Lebanese Army Military Academy on October 1, 1973.[1] Major General Wafiq Jizzini took command of several sensitive positions in the Lebanese Army. The last position in the army was Director of the Office of the Army Commander Michel Suleiman, before becoming the General Director of the Lebanese General Directorate of General Security on July 4, 2005.[2] On December 4, 2010 Jizzini reached the retirement age of 59.[3] This was the end of his military life.

Personal life[edit]

Married to Aida Nassar and has one daughter and three sons.[1]

Death[edit]

Symptoms of pancreatic tumour appeared on Major General Wafiq Jizzini months before retirement. He died three months after retirement on March 4, 2011 in a hospital in Germany while taking treatment.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b [1], AL Mustaqbal, 2005.
  2. ^ [2], General Security, Lebanon.
  3. ^ [3], Lebanese Army, 2011.
  4. ^ [4], Lebanon Debate, 2011.