Javed Akhtar Gondal, 506/Latif

Lt.Col(R) Javed Akhtar Gondal - 2011

By Kazi Zulkader Siddiqui, 671/Latif

Javed Akhtar Gondal, kit no. 506/Latif House joined Cadet College Petaro in 1964 in 8th Class and left the college in 1969 after completing his Intermediate.

He was born on 27 September 1950, and was married to Mrs. Sarwat on 9 November 1979. They have two children.

Javed was a member of the college hockey and football teams. He played the ICCST and was declared to be one of the Famous Forties in 1968.

After leaving Petaro, Javed joined Pakistan Army. He retired as a lieutenant colonel. His last assignment was with ISI in Lahore. After his retirement, he remained with the ISI in Lahore on contract.

Javed was always amongst the light-hearted people of our class. His jokes and laughter ring through my ears even to this day. He is a great friend indeed.


Cadet Javed Akhtar - 1969

Lt.Col.Javed Akhtar Gondal - 2001