Mohammad Shariff (admiral)

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Admiral Mohammad Shariff (Urdu: ايڈمرل محمد شريف ; born 1920 – 27 April 2020[1]NI(M), HI(M), SI(M), LM, HJ, SJ, SK), was a four-star rank admiral. He was an important figure in the Indo-Pakistani war of 1971.[2] He was the Chief of Naval Staff from 1975 to 1979 and Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee from 1977 to 1980.

Shariff died on 27 April 2020, aged 99.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 ""Former naval chief Muhammad Sharif passes away". The Express Tribune. 28 April 2020. Retrieved 28 April 2020.
  2. Nawaz, Shuja (2008). Crossed Swords: Pakistan, Its Army, and the Wars Within. Oxford University Press. p. 362. ISBN 9780195476606. Retrieved 4 January 2017.