Military Lands and Cantonments is an attached department of Ministry of Defence, Government of Pakistan. Directorate of ML&C Deptt provides advisory input on Defence lands and Local Government matters in cantonments to the Federal Government (Ministry of Defence) and all related stakeholders. Ministry of Defence heads ML&C Dept with its powers and authority particularly in Land matters, Financial sanctions and HR management. Major responsibilities of ML&C Deptt includes the acquisition or requisitioning of property for Defence Services, Delimitation of cantonment areas and Local self-government in Cantonment Areas. ML&C Deptt also ensures implementation of Cantonment Act 1924, Policies, Executive instructions and all relevant Rules & Regulations in the Cantonment Boards all over the country. read more

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Secretary Defence

Lt. Gen Ikram ul Haq
HI(M) (Retd)

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Maj. Gen Syed Hasnat Amir Gillani HI (M)

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Addl. DG ML&C

Dr. Naeem Chaudry