Lieutenant General Asim Munir Appointed as DG ISI: ISPR

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Lieutenant General Asim Munir Just Appointed As DG ISI: ISPR

On Wednesday, the media wing of the Pakistan Army announced that Lieutenant General Asim Munir had been promoted as the new director general (DG) of the Inter Services Intelligence (ISI).

Earlier, the former DG ISI Lt General, Naveed Mukhtar retired on October 1 and Lt Gen Muneer’s appointment came just a week after that. He was among the six major generals who were lifted up to the rank of lieutenant general on September 28.


The military’s media wing, Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), also announced other key appointments of lieutenant generals:

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, around six major generals of the Pakistan Army lifted up to the ranks of lieutenant general. The promoted major generals included Shaheen Mazhar, Nadeem Zaki Manj, Abdul Aziz, Asim Munir, Adnan and Waseem Ashraf.

A major reshuffle took place recently in the nation’s 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.

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