Lt General Asim Munir appointed as new DG ISI


ISLAMABAD: Lieutenant General Asim Munir on Wednesday has been appointed as Director General Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI).

According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), Lieutenant General Azhar Saleh Abbasi has been posted as Chief of Logistics Staff, GHQ while Lieutenant General Nadeem Zaki has been appointed as Commander Mangla Corps.

The army’s media wing also announced that Lieutenant General Shaheen Mazher has been made Commander Peshawar Corps and Lieutenant General Abdul Aziz took charge as Military Secretary GHQ.

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.

Recently, a 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.