|Birth name||Yastur-ul-Haq Malik|
|Nickname||Admiral Y.U.H. Malik|
March 20, 1934 |
British Indian Empire
|Years of service||1954-1991|
|Unit||Surface Fleet Squadron|
|Commands held||Chief of Naval Staff
Chairman Pakistan National Shipping Corporation (PNSC)
Vice-Chief of Naval Staff (VCNS)
Deputy Chief of Naval Staff (DCNS)
Commander Pakistan Fleet
|Battles/wars||Indo-Pakistani War of 1965
Indo-Pakistani War of 1971
Admiral Yastur-ul-Haq Malik, NI(M), SBt, (born 20 March 1934) is a retired 4-Star naval officer and 11th Chief of Naval Staff (CNS) of Pakistan Navy from 10 November 1988 to 8 November 1991. He is a recipient of Nishan-i-Imtiaz (Military), which is awarded to all the services chiefs upon taking over their respective commands and Sitara-e-Basalat, a non-operational award. Admiral Yastur-ul-Haq is one of the shortest serving Chief of Naval Staffwhose tenure ran for only 2 years.
Malik is a graduate of Saint Patrick's College, Karachi in 1954. Admiral Yastoor ul Haq Malik was commissioned in the Pakistan Navy in 1954 after training with British and Pakistani Navy. He is a graduate of PAF Staff College and National Defence College and holds M.Sc. in Defence and Strategic Studies.
Malik was given the commissioned in the Pakistan Navy in 1958, and was given the inducted in the Navy in Surface Fleet in 1958. As Lieutenant, he served in the PNS Badr and participated in Operation Dwarka. Malik was also active in Indo-Pakistani War of 1971 wher he was serving at the rank of Lieutenant-Commander in Karachi. And, luckily avoided the Operation Trident commenced by the Indian Navy. Throughout his career, he served in the administrative branches of Pakistan Navy.
Before taking over as Chief of Naval Staff, Admiral Y.H. Malik stayed as Chairman Pakistan National Shipping Corporation (PNSC) from January 1, 1986 till August 11, 1988. He also served as the Vice Chief of Naval Staff (VCNS) from 1984–1986 and Deputy Chief of Naval Staff (Personnel) from 1982-1984. He was promoted to Rear-Admiral and served as the Commander Pakistan Fleet (COMPAK) from 1977-1982.
- "Admiral Yastur-ul-Haq Malik (10 Nov. 1988, 8 Nov. 1991)".
- "List of Chairmen of Pakistan National Shipping Corporation".
- Economic Review, Volume 18, Page 103 - Economic & Industrial Publications., 1987
Iftikhar Ahmed Sirohey
|Chief of Naval Staff
1988 – 1991
Saeed Mohammad Khan