Jahan Dad Khan

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Jahan Dad Khan
جہانداد خان
14th Governor of Sindh
In office
7 April 1984 4 January 1987
President Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq
Prime Minister Muhammad Khan Junejo
Preceded by S.M. Abbasi
Succeeded by Ashraf W. Tabani
Founder President Al-Shifa Trust
In office
Personal details
BornApril 1, 1929
DiedFebruary 13, 2011
Awards Crescent of Excellence Hilal-e-Imtiaz.png Hilal-i-Imtiaz(Military)
Star of Good Conduct Sitara-e-Basalat.png Sitara-e-Basalat
Military service
AllegianceFlag of Pakistan.svg  Pakistan
Branch/serviceFlag of the Pakistani Army.svg  Pakistan Army
Years of service1951–1984
Rank OF-8 PakistanArmy.svg Lieutenant-General

Jahan Dad Khan (Urdu : جہانداد خان, 1929 - 2011 ) was an officer of the Pakistan Army and 14th Governor of Sindh, Pakistan. He was founder of Al-Shifa Trust. Jahan Dad Khan also served as chairman of the Pakistan Red Crescent Society. [1] [2] [3] [4]




Jahan Dad Khan passed out from Pakistan Military Academy Kakul in 1951 and commissioned in the Regiment of Artillery. He went through normal command, staff and instructional assignments during his military career. He retired in 1984 after 33 years of service [4] .

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  5. Jahan Dad Khan; Jahan Dad Khan (Lt. Gen.) (28 June 2001). Pakistan leadership challenges. Oxford University Press. ISBN   978-0-19-579587-5.
  6. Jahan Dad Khan (Lt. Gen.) (2005). Depart with a Smile. Jang.
Political offices
Preceded by
S.M. Abbasi
Governor of Sindh
1984 – 1987
Succeeded by
Ashraf W. Tabani