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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.[1] 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.[citation needed]

Special Support Group
Active2010 - Present
Country Pakistan
RoleMilitary logistics
Part ofPakistan Armed Forces
Joint Strategic Forces Command
Operational CommandJoint Staff Headquarters
EngagementsWar in North-West Pakistan
War in Afghanistan
Commanding Operational StructureJoint Chiefs of Staff Committee
LGen Nadeem Ahmed
VAdm Hasham Siddique

It was given commissioned on 12 May 2009 to support internally displaced persons.[2] 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.[3]

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  1. ^ staff. "Pakistan needs $ 2.2bn for rehabilitation of IDPs, says Qureshi". free library. Retrieved 6 August 2013.
  2. ^ APP (12 May 2009). "Special Support Group for IDPs formed: DG ISPR". Associate Press of Pakistan. Retrieved 6 August 2013.
  3. ^ "Donation By MOL Pakistan Oil & Gas Co. B.V. for IDP's". MOL Pakistan. Retrieved 6 August 2013.

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