New Pakistani Ambassador to Saudi Arabia, Lieutenant General (retd) Bilal Akbar Riaz, has arrived in saudi Arabia.According to the Pakistani embassy in Riyadh, the new Pakistani ambassador also met with the outgoing ambassador to the Pakistani embassy, Raja Ali Ijaz.It may be recalled that Ambassador Raja Ali Ijaz had issued a farewell message a few days ago. “Lieutenant General (retd) Bilal Akbar will be Pakistan’s ambassador to Saudi Arab
In his message he welcomed the new ambassador and said, “I am now handing over the responsibilities to the highly experienced General (retd) Bilal Akbar. I am confident that under his leadership, our two national relations will reach new heights.” Will touchWho are the new Pakistani ambassadors?Lieutenant General (retd) Bilal Akbar, the newly appointed Ambassador to Saudi Arabia, retired from the Pakistan Army in December 2020 as Chairman of Pakistan Ordnance Factory Wah.
Who Is Pakistan To Saudi New Ambassador General Bilal Akbar?
Earlier, he was the commander of 10 Corps, which is called Corps Commander Rawalpindi. Meanwhile, the Army Chief also appointed him as Colonel Commandant of Mujahid Force.After being promoted to the rank of Three Star General in 2016, he was appointed Chief of General Staff.Bilal Akbar was a major general in 2014 when the federal and provincial governments launched an operation to restore peace in Karachi and gave special powers to the Rangers. He was then posted as DG Rangers and sent to Karachi.Under his leadership, Rangers played a role in restoring peace in Karachi. Earlier, he was serving as GOC in 11th Division in Lahore.Bilal Akbar belongs to the Gujjar family of Sialkot. He joined the PMA Kakul Academy in 1984 and passed out in 1986 in the 73rd Long Course with an A class performance. His first deployment in the Pakistan Army was as a Second Lieutenant in the Artillery Regiment.