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- Established in 1925 as a strategically important British Royal Air force Base vide Government of Bombay Revenue Department Notification No.4840/24 dated 04-11-1925, the Faisal Cantonment was then known as “Drigh Road Cantonment”. The municipal limits of Faisal Cantonment were altered in 1988 vide SRO 419(1)/88 dated 07-06-1988 with excision of the area of Azimabad No.1, Massan Ghat, Haidri Goth, Rehmanabad Housing Project, Tandoor Colony, Pak Sadat Colony, Millat Colony and New Iqbalabad; and again altered in 1995 vide Government of Pakistan Ministry of Defence SRO No.788(1)/95 dated 01-08-1995 with extension towards Civil Aviation, KDA Officer Co-operative Housing Society, Town ship and Malir Halt areas. As of today, Faisal Cantonment comprises an area of 10198.05 acres having a population base of 130,074 in accordance with the fifth population census of 1998. Faisal Cantonment is a Class-I Cantonment vide SRO (1)/2002 dated 26-01-2002.
- Air Commodore Abdul Jabbar Khan, President Cantonment Board Faisal / Base Commander PAF Base Faisal
- Mr. Rana Kashif Shahzad Secretary / Cantonment Executive Officer