Lt Gen Syed Tariq Nadeem Gilani was commissioned in Pakistan Army on October 26, 1979 with the coveted President’s Gold Medal. The General Officer has served on various command, staff and instructional assignments. He received an early exposure of secondment in Saudi Arabian Armed Forces from 1983 to 1985. He is a graduate of US Army Artillery School, Fort Sill Oklahoma, Command and Staff College Camberley (UK), Armed Forces War College (National Defence University) Islamabad and US Army War College,Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania. He holds Masters degrees in War Studies from Quaid-I-Azam University, Islamabad and Strategic Studies from US Army War College, USA His assignments include command of a brigade, division and Army Command. He has also held the prestigious appointments of Commandant Armed Forces War College, NDU, Islamabad and Chief of Logistics Staff at General Headquarters.
In recognition of his meritorious services, he was awarded Hilal-e-lmtiaz (Military).
Lt Gen Gilani retired from Pakistan Army in October 2015 and has taken over as MD Fauji Foundation on January 10, 2018 and Chairman of the Boards of Directors of following companies: