Mr. Ajaz Quraishi

Biography / July 20, 2016

Mr. Ajaz Quraishi was appointed as Honorary Colonel of 4 Construction Engineering Squadron located in Cold Lake, AB in July 2015.

Honorary Colonel Quraishi was born in Hyderabad, India and graduated from Jawalal Nehru College as a Mechanical Engineer. After graduation he immigrated to Canada, becoming a Canadian citizen in 1972.  Honorary Colonel Quraishi worked in his field in a number of posts beginning in 1967 with All Can Engineering, a four-year period with Alberta Government Services and culminating in twenty years with Imperial Oil Resources from which he retired in 2003.

Honorary Colonel Quraishi is fully engaged in a range of charities and associations in the local area including being the Imam and President of Cold Lake North Mosque. Other community activities and involvement, from an extensive list, include being Chair of the Cold Lake Chapter of the Association of Science and Engineering Technology Professionals of Alberta, President of the Lakeland United Way and President of the Islamic Society of Cold Lake. He serves as Chair and treasurer of Victim Services and of Cold Lake Community Learning as well as serving as the Treasurer of the local palliative care committee.

Honorary Colonel Quraishi and his family reside in Cold Lake, AB.

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