Lt Gen Asim Munir appointed DG ISI

Lt Gen Asim Munir appointed DG ISI

Rawalpindi (Staff Report/Agencies): Lt Gen Asim Munir has been appointed the new director general (DG) of the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI).

According to a communique issued by Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) on Wednesday, Lt-General Asim Munir is succeeding Lt-General Naveed Mukhtar, who retired last Monday.

The ISPR also announced other key appointments of lieutenant generals which are as follows

Lt Gen Azhar Saleh Abbasi has been appointed as the Chief of Logistics Staff, GHQ while Lt Gen Nadeem Zaki, has been elevated to the position of Commander Mangla Corps.

Lt Gen Shaheen Mazher would take charge as Commander Peshawar Corps and Lt Gen Muhammad Adnan, as the Vice Chief of General Staff (B).

Meanwhile, Lt Gen Waseem Ashraf has been appointed as IG Arms and Lt Gen Abdul Aziz as Military Secretary GHQ.

On September 28, six major generals of the Pakistan Army had been promoted to the ranks of lieutenant general.

Recently, major reshuffle took place in the army, under which Lieutenant General Nadeem Raza was appointed as the Chief of General Staff. General Raza replaced Lieutenant General Bilal Akbar who was appointed as Commander 10 Corps (Rawalpindi).

Moreover, Lieutenant General Muhammad Naeem Ashraf was appointed Commander 2 Corps (Multan), Lieutenant General Humayun Aziz as Commandar 5 Corps (Karachi), Lieutenant General Shahid Baig Mirza as the inspector general for communications and information technology and Lieutenant General Abdullah Dogar as the chairman for Heavy Industries Taxila.