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Profile of Major General (Retired) Waqar Ahmad Kingravi, HI(M)

Major General Waqar Ahmad Kingravi, HI(M) has a vast experience of command, staff and instructional assignments with 37 years career in Pakistan Army.


The General Officer has served on various key appointments in field formations of Pakistan army, as well as General Headquarters. Apart from being a fixed and rotary wing pilot with over 2500 hours of flying, he is also a qualified helicopter instructor. Details of key appointments are as under:

  • General Staff Officer (Operations), Army Aviation Combat Group.
  • Company Commander & Instructor, Pakistan Military Academy, Kakul.
  • General Staff Officer, Weapons & Equipment Directorate, General Headquarters.
  • Commanding Officer, Composite Aviation Squadron.
  • Assistant Military Secretary, General Headquarters.
  • Director Training, Headquarters Army Aviation Command.
  • Liaison Officer, HQ US CENTCOM, Tampa, Florida.
  • Vice Chief of Logistics Staff, General Headquarters.
  • General Officer Commanding, Army Aviation.
  • Director General Defence Purchase (DGDP), Ministry of Defence Production, Rawalpindi.

  • Qualifications

    Civil Qualifications:
    • Bachelors of Science, Pakistan Military Academy, Kakul.
    • Bachelors of Science (Honours), War Studies, Balochistan University, Quetta.
    • Masters of Science, War Studies, Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad.

    Military Qualifications:
    • Command and Staff Course - Command and Staff College, Quetta.
    • Technical Staff Course - College of Electrical & Mechanical Engineering, Rawalpindi.
    • Armed Forces War Course - National Defence University, Islamabad.