RAWALPINDI: Lieutenant General Asim Munir had been appointed as the new Director General of the Inter Services Intelligence (ISI), announced by Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) on Wednesday.
According to Pakistan’s Military media wing, Lt Gen Muneer will replace former DG ISI Lt Gen Naveed Mukhtar after h retired on October 1.
Lt Gen Muneer was among the six major generals who were promoted to the rank of lieutenant general on September 28.
ISPR also announced other key appointments of lieutenant generals which are as follows:
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)
Lt Gen Waseem Ashraf — IG Arms
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.