Major General Tony Saliba
Assignment Period : 15 Mar 2017
Date and Place of Birth: Bteghrine 25/05/1964
Family status: Married
Number of children: 02
Date of enlistment in the service: 19/05/1983
- Baccalaureate in Laboratory Sciences: 1982
- BA in Military Sciences: 1983-1985 (Lebanese Army Martyrs)
- Attended courses:
- Surveillance and research at the Institute of Internal Security Forces.
- Information Analysis and Investment in Germany.
- Information Analysis in Russia.
- Criminal Investigation Techniques in China.
- Crisis Management and Negotiations in Egypt.
- Protection of Individuals and Important Targets in Russia.
- Countering Global Terrorism in China.
- Expertise exchange in China.
- NEXA TECHNOLOGIES in France.
Posts at the General Directorate of Internal Security Forces:
- First Lieutenant as of 01/01/1989
- Lieutenant as of 06/05/1985
- Captain as of 30/04/1991
- Major as of 01/07/1996
- Lieutenant-Colonel as of 01/07/2001
- Colonel as of 01/07/2005
- Brigadier General as of 01/07/2012
- Major General as of 25/04/2017
- Jounieh Emergency Detachment – Baabda Emergency Detachment - Jounieh Traffic Detachment - Internal Security Forces training academy - Maritime Joint Operations Room.
- At the disposal of the Minister of National Defense from 04/1/1991 to 19/10/1992.
Posts at the General Directorate of State Security
- Appointed at the General Directorate of State Security as of 21/10/1992
Task force department - Security and Discipline Officer - Head of Investigation department - Head of Baabda regional Office – Assistant officer to the Regional Director of Mount Lebanon Directorate - Head of Internal Security department; Service and Information Division - Director of Beqaa Regional Directorate - Director General's Office - Head of Planning and Organization Division – Director of the Staff Affairs Division.
Awards and honors:
- Among various tributes, Gen. Saliba received 21 months seniority on April 30, 1991, for the following reason:
“He showed tremendous courage while escorting the Minister of National Defense, whose convoy was heavily bombed.”
- Order of National Unity - Dawn of the South
- Lebanese Order of Merit: Two grades (Third - Second)
- National Order of the Cedar (Knight)
- Medal: (Merit)
According to decree no. 365
, Gen. Saliba was appointed Director General of the General Directorate of State Security.