Gen Zubair Mahmood Hayat: New Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee
Gen Zubair Mahmood Hayat took the charge of Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (CJCSC) on November 28, 2016 from General Rashad Mehmood in an official ceremony held at Joint Staff Headquarters, Rawalpindi.
Gen Zubair Mahmood Hayat was commissioned in Artillery Regiment on October 24, 1980. He is a graduate of Fort Sill Oklahoma, USA; Command and Staff College Camberley, United Kingdom and National Defence University, Islamabad. He has extensive experience of command, staff and instructional appointments. He has commanded an Artillery Regiment, Mechanized Division Artillery, an Infantry Brigade and an Infantry Division. He has been Adjutant at PMA, Brigade Major of an Infantry Brigade, Army and Air adviser at the Pakistan embassy in UK. He has served as Chief of Staff of a Strike Corps, Private Secretary to COAS and Director General Staff Studies Directorate at GHQ. He also held the appointment of Director General Strategic Plans Division (SPD), and has commanded 31 Corps, Bahawalpur.