Indian-origin Shaikh Rafik Mohammed Appointed Major General of Kyrgyzstan

Posted on:02 Jan 2017 09:59:00
Indian-origin Shaikh Rafik Mohammed Appointed Major General of Kyrgyzstan
02 January 2017 Current Affairs: An Indian-origin Saudi-based entrepreneur, Shaikh Rafik Mohammed, has been appointed Major General of Kyrgyzstan, by the Government of the Country. He was invited for the prestigious military position in view of his earlier contribution to the country.

Shaikh Rafik Mohammed, who hails from Kerala, was appointed Major General of Kyrgyzstan by Ali Mirza, Defence Minister of Kyrgyzstan at an official ceremony held in the country.

It is a rare military position occupied by an Indian in the Central Asian country.

Rafik, whose family resides in Dubai, holds Kyrgyzstan nationality conferred by its former

President Kurmanbek Saliyevich Bakiyev whom he casually met in his 20s while working in Iran.

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