The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

The General Department for Retirees of the Armed Forces

  • Affiliates to: the Chief of General Staff of the Armed Forces
  • Joining Date: 02/05/2007

Correspondence

Address: Riyadh-Ministry of Defense-P.O. Box 22542, Postal Code 11416

Telephone Number: 00966/ 14788501

Fax Number: 00966/112060470

E-Mail Address: abdulrhman.gh@gmail.com

Current President: Air Vice Marshal/Rafeaa Bin Ali El Shahri

Date of Appointment: 1 / 1 / 2014

 The Objectives

1-      A historical overview on the General Department for Retirees of the Armed Forces:

The Royal Highness Crown Prince, the Deputy Prime Minister, the Minister of Defense and Aviation, the Inspector General, and his Highness Deputy have paid attention, care, and guidance for the military retirees of the armed forces.

Thus, a department (entity) has been established to be concerned with the affairs of the military retirees and it started to exercise its duties from the beginning of Ragab 1398 at the decree of his Excellency the Chief of the General Staff No. ( 2 / 3 / 391 ) dated on 8/3/1397. An amendment has taken place regarding the management and the adjustment of the  name to cope with the tasks and duties to be the General Department for Retirees of Armed Forces ) as of 1 / 1 / 1401  and the last organization was announced after several amendments as of 3/6/1403.

1-      Mission: Settling the rights of those who ended their service at the Ministry of Defense and Aviation in accordance with the military service and retirement systems.

2-      Affiliation: the General Department for Retirees of Armed Forces affiliates to the Chief of the Department of the Armed Forces.

3-      Duties:

a)      Settling the rights of the officers and individuals who are employees at the Armed Forces.

b)      Following up with the concerned parties for settling rights (General Association of Retirement “Financial Affairs” if needed).

c)       Issuing an identification card for those who ended their service at the Ministry of Defense and Aviation and saving their addresses for any future reference.

d)      Issuing a letter addressed to the Civil Status Department for adjusting the profession after finishing all the procedures of the rights settlement of the concerned person.

e)      Saving and archiving all documents in accordance with the known systems.

The Former and Current Heads

The Name

The Duration of Occupying the Post

From

To

Vice Admiral/Ibrahim Bin Soliman El Qablan 17/7/2006 17/5/2007
Major General Doctor/Soliman Bin Mohamed El Malek 18/5/2007 31/12/2013
Air Vice Marshal/Rafea Bin Ali El Shahri 1/1/2014 Till Date

 

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