Maj. Gen (R) Ameer Faisal Alvi, CEO RedTone Dies in Islamabad

Major General (retd) Ameer Faisal Alvi, former head of Special Services Group (SSG), was gunned down in PWD Colony in Sector O-9 of the federal capital along with his driver as he left his house for office on Wednesday morning.

Major General (R) Ameer Faisal Alvi (49 PMA Long Course) joined the Malaysian telecom company ‘Red Tone Communications’ as chief executive of LDI (long distance interactivity) after his retirement from the Pakistan Army. He was heading the company, situated in G-11/3.

Maj Gen Alvi has left behind two daughters and a wife to mourn his death.
Namaz-e-Janaza of General Alvi will be offered in the Army Race Course Ground in Rawalpindi at 3.00pm November 21, 2008.

Agencies add: President Asif Ali Zardari on Wednesday condemned the killing of Maj Gen (R) Amir Faisal Alvi, former chief of Special Services Group in a firing incident.

In a message, President Zardari deplored the tragic incident and expressed deep sorrow over the demise of the retired SSG general. He prayed to Allah Almighty to rest the departed soul in peace and grant courage to the bereaved family to bear the loss with equanimity.

News Via: The News

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  • Bites85

    Very sad. May Allah rest his soul in peace. And give strength to his family.

  • Khalid
  • Akbar Khan

    It is indeed heart-breaking and shocking News. We are extremely sad and painful about their demise. The entire REDtone mourns on this great loss.

    They will always remain within our hearts, and we have included them in our daily prayers.

    May ALLAH give us all strength and shower HIS blessing on them.

  • Mobin Haider

    I know him when he was BRIG in Sialkot. He was really a nice, brave and shining personality. I was really shocked to know about it. It was unbelievable, shocking and tragic for me.He will remain ever in my memories as symbol. May Gog rest his soul in peace…….aaamin

  • AISHA

    will always miss u uncle u were the best
    i have never met such a sweet frank n loving person
    u r a great lose for many of us

  • Masroor

    May ALLAH rest your soul in peace. Never met a person like you.

  • Ahmed

    He was one of great bravo men. I met him as an auditor of REDtone when he was Director of the Company. He was a jolly and bravo man. It was realy a shoking news for me. May Allah rest his soul in peace. (aameen)

  • Naveed

    MAJOR GENERAL FAISAL ALVI WAS THE REAL HERO OF THIS NATION.

    LONG LIVE PAKISTAN ARMED FORCES AND SPECIAL SERVICES GROUP.

    MAY GOD REST HIS SOUL IN PEACE (AAMEEN)

  • ASFAND

    when i was in peshawar her wife is teaching with my mother , at that time i know mr alvi very well, he is very kind person , may allah rest him in peace

  • Shariq
  • Rizwan

    He left a vacancy for another General who would be dying to ‘serve’ this godforsaken country.

  • adnan

    hi there
    i hear thsi major wsa involved in some sort of affar with a woman
    is that right

  • Hi Friends
    “Maj. Gen (R) Ameer Faisal Alvi, CEO RedTone”
    was against

    Major Rohail

    who is Ghadar of Kargil and he was in jail for 3 years

    Is Major Rohail involved in this great loss?
    This is a matter of thinking

  • imran

    How can a criminal like Mr 10% sincerely pray to Allah? Is he a real muslim?