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Muhammad Shahid Sarwar

Politician

Muhammad Shahid Sarwar Colonel Shahid Sarwar Azam FIEB, ( /ʃɑːhiːðsɑːrwɑːrɑːzɑːm/, Urdu: محمد شاہد سرور اعظم شاه جہاں; Bengali: মোহাম্মদ শহীদ সারওয়ার pronounced [shah-eed sar-war azam]; born Muhammad Shahid Sarwar Azam Shah Jahan on 31 December 1952, sometimes spelled Mohammad Shaheed Sarwar Azam) is a Bangladeshi military diplomat, engineer and commander of the Army of Bangladesh, the UN forces and the Border Guards. In mid 1960's, he started his military career as a cadet at the age of fourteen under the Pakistan Army before the war of 1965 and 1971. In the 1970s, he was trained at the Bangladesh Military Academy, and then by the US Army, the People's Liberation Army of China and the Indian Army in the 1980s. He was also trained as a pilot in the 1990s. In his military career spanning three decades, he was in Deputy Command of the armed forces of the United Nations after the onset of the Sierra Leone Civil War in 2002 in collaboration with the Sierra Leone Republic Armed Forces and Police to provide support to the Special Court for Sierra Leone following the arrest of former Revolutionary United Front (RUF) leaders and Government minister on charges of war crimes, and enforce the Community Arms  ( Wikipedia article )

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Date of birth
1952-12-31

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