Ghazi Library
Command and Staff College, Quetta

The History of College Library dates back to 1905 when the College was temporarily established at  Deolali, India. In  1907   when the College  shifted from Deolali to Quetta, the Library was housed in one room. The new Library Complex completed in August 1992 was inaugurated by the then COAS General Abdul Waheed, NI (M), HI (M)   in June 1993. In   June   2002   it was named Ghazi Library after Lieutenant Gen Tariq Waseem Ghazi   (ex Commandant) in  recognition of his untiring  efforts  for  the  College  in  general  and  Library in particular.

The  story  of the Library will be incomplete without mentioning the crucial role played  by Lieutenant  Colonel (later Commander - In - Chief of Pakistan Army) Agha  Mohammad  Yahya Khan who was member of the Faculty at the time of independence. He safeguarded  the repository  from the Indian Faculty Members who wanted to split  the Library  and peculate  a portion to  India.  Lieutenant Colonel Yahya  slept in the Library  for several  consecutive nights shielding this treasure of knowledge...More

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