Jehangir Karamat Arrives in Washington

Washington, DC: General (Retd.) Jehangir Karamat arrived here late Wednesday afternoon to assume the post of Pakistan’s Ambassador to the United States.
Ambassador Jehangir Karamat retired as Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff and Chief of Army Staff in October 1998. His senior level assignments included serving the roles of Director General Military Operations and Chief of General Staff.
Ambassador Karamat has been Colonel Commandment and Colonel in Chief for the Pakistan Armored Corps. He has also commanded troops in Saudi Arabia.
He has been a Visiting Fellow at CISAC, Stanford University and Washington D.C.’s Brookings Institute. In addition, he was part of the United Nation’s study on Afghanistan and Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Islamabad Policy Research Institute.
Ambassador Karamat is a graduate of National Defense College, the Command and Staff College, and the US Army Command and General Staff College in Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. He also holds a Master’s Degree in International Relations.


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