Rawalpindi (Web Desk): Lieutenant General Faiz Hameed took over command of Peshawar Corps from Lieutenant General Nauman Mahmood, the military’s media wing said on Monday.
According to a statement issued by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), Lieutenant General Nauman Mahmood has been appointed as President National Defense University (NDU), Islamabad.
October 26, Prime Minister Imran Khan notified the appointment of Lt Gen Nadeem as the new ISI chief.
As per the notification issued by the PM’s Office, “The Prime Minister has seen and approved the appointment of Lt Gen Nadeem Ahmed Anjum, HI (M) as Director-General Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), with effect from November 20, 2021.”
The notification added that the incumbent spymaster, Lt Gen Faiz Hameed “shall continue to hold charge as the DG ISI till November 19, 2021”.
On November 18, then DG ISI Lieutenant General Faiz Hameed paid separate farewell calls to Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan and Foreign Minister (FM) Shah Mahmood Qureshi in Islamabad.
In their farewell meetings, both the PM and FM appreciated his efforts and services as DG ISI for the country.
They also expressed their best wishes for Lt Gen Faiz Hameed on his new assignment as the Peshawar Corps Commander.