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|Colonel in Chief of the Sind Regiment||General Nadeem Raza|
The Sind Regiment is an infantry regiment of the Pakistan Army established on 1 July 1980. Prior to this date there had been no regiment in the Pakistan Army specifically intended to recruit primarily from the Sindhi population. It was created by the transfer of eleven battalions of The Punjab Regiment and ten battalions of The Baloch Regiment. Eight additional battalions were raised in the period from 1988 to 1999. After 1989 the proportion of actual Sindhis in the Regiment was increased to over 50%. The Sind Regimental Centre is located in Hyderabad, Sindh, Pakistan.
Today the Regiment comprises total of 29 battalions. 40 Horse (Sind) is also affiliated with Sind Regiment.
Previous colonel commandants of Sind regiment have included Lieutenant General Salim Haider, who has served as the commander of I (Strike) Corps, Mangla and as the Master-General of Ordnance (MGO).
Achievements[edit | edit source]
The Regiment is proud of the chivalrous History and has earned following Military Awards
Operational Awards include:
Non-operational Awards include:
- 6 SITARA-E-BASALAT
- 28 TAMGHA-E-BASALAT
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