LtCol (Retd) Muhammad Shabbir Awan, TI (M) son of Malik Muhammad Salis was born on May 11, 1952 at village Sambal, District Rawalpindi. He was commissioned in Pakistan Army in 1972. He graduated from the University of Balochistan, Quetta. He is also a graduate of Command and StaffCollege, Quetta and obtained the degree of B.Sc. (Hons) in War Studies in 1986. He retired from Pakistan Army as Lieutenant Colonel in 1999 and was awarded Tamgha-e-Imtiaz (Military) in recognition to his meritorious services. He has been elected as Member, Provincial Assembly of the Punjab in general elections of 2008 and is functioning as Chairman, Standing Committee on Planning and Development. He has travelled to , , Holland, , , and UAE. He is a seasoned defense analyst and has interest in research work, reading, sports and hunting.
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