1. Rear Admiral Mian Zakirullah Jan SI(M) joined Pakistan Navy in September 1985 as N Cadet and got commission in Ops Branch in January 1990. An Aviator and a Tactical Coordinator by specialization, the Flag Officer has a rich experience of maritime & Naval Air Operations. He is a graduate of PN War College Lahore, National Defence University, Pakistan and National Defence University, USA. During his career, the Admiral has served on various Staff appointments both in-country and abroad, notable being a tour of duty with US 5th Fleet at HQ NAVCENT Bahrain as part of CTF-150, Head of PN P3C Mission at USA and at NHQ as Director Naval Aviation, Project Director Eagle Fort, Assistant Chief of Staff (Ops & Plans) and Deputy Chief of Naval Staff (Admin). His Ops and Command assignments include Staff Officer Operations to Commander Naval Aviation, Commanding Officer 27 ASW Squadron and Chief Staff Officer to the Commander Pakistan Fleet. The Admiral has also served on the faculty of NDU, Pakistan as Directing Staff (War Wing).

2. In recognition of his meritorious service, the Admiral was awarded Tamgha-i-Imtiaz (Military) and Sitara-e-Imtiaz (Military) by the Government of Pakistan.

3. Presently, he is serving as Director General Defence Purchase in Ministry of Defence Production, Rawalpindi. The Admiral is happily married and is blessed with a son and two daughters.