Pakistan Armed Services Board (PASB) was established as Soldiers, Sailors and Airmen’s Board at Bombay (India), Rawalpindi and Sheikhupura in 1919 after World War - I. There were 28 x District Armed Services Boards (DASBs) till 1947 which continued to function after Independence also. The number of DASBs increased with time and as of now, PASB has 63 x DASBs spread all over the country. PASB is an Executive Department of Ministry of Defence with its Secretariat at Rawalpindi and 7 x Directorates in all Provincial Capitals, Gilgit Baltistan and Azad Kashmir. PASB is primarily responsible for looking after Pension Related Affairs, Welfare Measures, Redressal of Petitions / Complaints and Rehabilitation of Ex-Servicemen of all three Services besides helping the Serving / Retired Soldiers in their Civil Matters, where possible. PASB is also a Member of World Veterans Federation (WVF), France and Royal Commonwealth Ex-Services League (RCEL), UK.