Major Tariq Mehmood

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Personal Life[edit]

Major Tariq Mehmood Akhter [1] [2] (also طارق محمود اختر) born on January 27,1963 is an ex staff officer of Pakistan Army. He was born at village Awan sharif [3] to a Muslim Jat family during India-Pakistan war days. In a nut shell his family decided to migrate from village which was about to be bombed by Indians[4], this all urged him to join Pakistan Army and serve his nation however he was commissioned in late 1980s. As a young potential officer he put his life many times in risk in order to serve motherland which makes him a very prominent figure around. He also fought Kargil War[5] in 1999. However serving more than 23 years he retired at a rank of major from Artillery Center Attock[6] on october 31,2009 and decided to settle near his hometown so that he could still serve more people of attacked area.


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