Special Support Group
Special Support Group is a unit of Inter-Services of Pakistan Armed Forces, having active since 2009, responsible for the relief and rehabilitation of Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) during War on Terror. The Special Support Group is an extended addition of special operations command of uniformed Inter-Services and the civilians, to provide support to executive difficult operations in civilian based areas, military logistics, security assistance, and administration.
|Special Support Group|
|Active||2010 - Present|
|Part of||Pakistan Armed Forces|
Joint Strategic Forces Command
|Operational Command||Joint Staff Headquarters|
|Engagements||War in North-West Pakistan|
War in Afghanistan
|Commanding Operational Structure||Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee|
|LGen Nadeem Ahmed|
VAdm Hasham Siddique
It was given commissioned on 12 May 2009 to support internally displaced persons. Its first operational field commander was Lieutenant-General Nadeem Ahmad who played vital role in administratively leading the unit to execute the refuegee operation in 2009.
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- APP (12 May 2009). "Special Support Group for IDPs formed: DG ISPR". Associate Press of Pakistan. Retrieved 6 August 2013.
- "Donation By MOL Pakistan Oil & Gas Co. B.V. for IDP's". MOL Pakistan. Retrieved 6 August 2013.