Our Ambassador


Major General Muhammad Khalid Rao (Retired)

Professional Qualifications

BSc (Mathematics and Physics) University of Peshawar (Pakistan) – 1979

BE (Telecommunication Engineering) – University of Engineering & Technology Lahore (Pakistan) – 1989

Interpretership in Chinese Language -National University of Modem Languages Islamabad (Pakistan) -1986

BSc. Honours (War Studies) University of Balochistan (Pakistan) – 1990

MSc Engineering from China -1993

MSc (Strategic Studies) -National Defence University Islamabad (Pakistan) – 2007


Managing Director (MD) of Telecom Foundation (TF) (July 2014 to July 2016)
Remained MD of Telecom Foundation which is a welfare Organization that generates funds by running various business ventures and spends profit on mainly education of children of its beneficiaries.

Director General, Special Communications Organization (Jan 2012 to Feb 2014)
Led Special Communications Organization (SCO) as its Director General. SCO is an organization which is responsible to provide all types of communications including Landline (PSTN), Mobile (GSM), WLL (CDMA) and broad band to the population in most difficult areas of Pakistan.

United Nations Peacekeeping Operations East Timor (1999-2000)

Commanded Signals Brigade of a Corps (August 2003 to August 2005)

Commanded Signals Brigade of Pakistan Army (August 2005 to July 2006)

Commanded Military College of Signals (June 2007 to September 2008)

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Honours and Awards
In recognition of distinguished/ meritorious military service, awarded Sitara-i-lmtiaz (Military) in 2008 and Hilal-i-lmtiaz (Military) in 2010

International Exposure and Experience
International CourseMS in Communication Engineering – China (June 1992 – June 1993)

International Conferences/Seminars. Represented Pakistan in following conferences/seminars:
Hawaii – United States Pacific Command Conference on Peace Keeping Conference – July 1995.
China – Eurasia Communications Cooperation Forum – Sep 2013.

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