Raheel Sharif was born on 16th June, in the year 1956. He was designated as army chief by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on 29 November 2013. Raheel Sharif completed his intermediate from Government College Lahore and got admission in the Pakistan Military Academy (PMA) in order to complete his graduation.
He also did Company Commander course from Bundeswehr University Munich of Germany and also educated from Canadian Army Command and Staff College (CACSC). Sharif was also remained a part of the faculty of the Command and Staff College in Quetta and also attended Armed Forces War Course in 1998 at the National Defense University in Islamabad.
Therefore, Raheel Sahrif who is highly qualified also completed his another graduated from Defence Academy of UK, Royal College of Defence Studies (RCDS). His sons too are in Army with enthusiasm to serve the country like their other relatives.He was born in the city of Quetta, Balochistan. His father belonged to a Rajput family with backgrounds in Punjab in the settlement of Kunjah, Gujrat.