Lt Gen Asim Munir replaces Lt Gen Naveed Mukhtar as new DG ISI


ISLAMABAD (ENN) Lieutenant General Asim Munir had been appointed the new director general (DG) of the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), says statement issues by the Pakistan Army’s media wing here on Wednesday.

Lt Gen Muneer’s appointment comes after former DG ISI Lt Gen Naveed Mukhtar retired on October 1. He was among the six major generals who were promoted to the rank of lieutenant general on September 28.

Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), also announced other key appointments of lieutenant generals which include Lt Gen Azhar Saleh Abbasi — Chief of Logistics Staff, GHQ, Lt Gen Nadeem Zaki — Commander Mangla Corps, Lt Gen Shaheen Mazher — Commander Peshawar Corps, Lt Gen Abdul Aziz — Military Secretary GHQ, Lt Gen Muhammad Adnan — Vice Chief of General Staff (VCGS) (B) and Lt Gen Waseem Ashraf as IG Arms.

Moreover on September 28, six major generals of the Pakistan Army were promoted to the ranks of lieutenant general. The promoted major generals included Shaheen Mazhar, Nadeem Zaki Manj, Abdul Aziz, Asim Munir, Adnan and Waseem Ashraf.

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