SZABIST - Diploma in Disaster Risk Management (In Collaboration with ERRA)



Brig Abu Bakr Amin Bajwa, Acting Deputy Chairman ERRA

Brigadier Abu Bakr Amin Bajwa, author of “Inside Waziristan”, former Commander in Operation “Rah-e-Nijat”, is currently serving Earthquake Reconstruction and Rehabilitation Authority (ERRA) as Acting Deputy Chairman. Brig Abu Bakr joined Pakistan Army in 1984 and was commissioned in an Infantry Unit. He has a vast experience of commanding troops in the field, staff/management assignments and has been an Instructor in the School of Infantry and Tactics, Quetta. Brig Abu Bakr has not only witnessed but has played an important role in planning and management in both scenarios of manmade and natural disasters. Brigadier Abu Bakr has done Masters in National Security Studies from American Military University, USA, International Relations and in War and Defence Management from National Defence University (NDU), Islamabad. He is also graduate of Command and Staff College, Quetta and Armed Forces War Course. In recognition of his meritorious service in the Pakistan Army, Brigadier Abu Bakr has been conferred with Sitara-e-Imtiaz (Military). He has represented Pakistan in “High Asia Climate Change Workshop” focusing on interaction and collaboration among scientists, security professionals and disaster managers for a cost effective and successful disaster management system.

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