The High Commissioner 2021 -2023

Major General Muhammad Tayyab Azam, High Commissioner of Pakistan to Nigeria
Major General (retired) Muhammad Tayyab Azam,
Hilal-e-lmtiaz (Military)
High Commissioner of Pakistan to Nigeria

Curriculum Vitae


Major General Muhammad Teyyab Azam has a vast experience of Command, Staff and Instructional assignments with 38 years of illustrious career in Pakistan Army.


Commissioned as Mechanized Infantry Officer, the General Officer has served in Army Headquarters, Headquarters and various Field Formations. He has rich experience of serving on various key appointments inside and outside the country. He has an extended tenure of serving in restive areas/ war zone in FATA / Kashmir. Details of Key appointments are as under :

  • General Officer Commanding (GOC) – Defence Security Force (DSF).
  • UN Force Commander- United Nations Mission in Western Sahara, (MINURSO).
  • Inspector General Frontier Corps (Scouts)- Khyber Pakhtoon Khwa / FATA.
  • Director General Khyber Pakhtoon Khwa (KPK) – Intelligence set up.
  • Brigade Commander- Infantry Brigade, FATA.
  • Colonel Staff Infantry Division, War Zone.
  • General Staff Officer Grade-I (Analysis) – Islamabad.
  • General Staff Officer Grade-1- Headquarters Pakistan Ranger Punjab.
  • Military Observer- United Nations Mission in Congo, (MONUC).
  • Bridge Major – Infantry Bridge, War Zone.

Civil Qualifications

Masters in War StudiesNational Defence University,
Masters in International RelationsUniversity of Balochistan, Quetta.
Bachelors of SciencePakistan Military Academy,
Bachelors of Science (Honours)University of Balochistan
German Language DiplomaNational University of Modern
Languages, Islamabad.

Military Qualifications

Armed Forces War CourseNational Defence University,
Command and Staff CourseCommand and Staff College, Quetta.
Mechanized Infantry Commander CourseMechanized Warfare School, Germany.

Hilal-e-lmtiaz (Military).

Personal Information
Date of birth      04 August 1966
Religion             Islam
Language          English, Urdu, Pushto, German
Marital statusMarried

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