Highest level transfers and postings made in Pakistan Army including new DG ISI
RAWALPINDI - Highest level transfers and postings have been made in Pakistan Army.
Lieutenant General Asim Munir has been appointed as the new director-general (DG) of the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI).
Gen Asim, who was recently promoted to the rank of Liutenant-General, previously served as head of Miltary Intelligence (MI). He would take charge of his new role after the retirement of outgoing ISI chief Lt Gen Naveed Mukhtar on Oct 25.
The statement by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) added that Lt Gen Muhammad Adnan was appointed as the new vice chief of the general staff.
The Army also assigned Lt Gen Nadeem Zaki as commander of Mangla Corps, a primary strike formation of the Pakistan Army. The corps is also known as 1 Strike Corps and is one of the two primary strike corps.
Lt Gen Shaheen Mazher was appointed as commander of the strategic Peshawar Corps, responsible for the tribal areas and the border with Afghanistan.
Three other officers were assigned to staff positions at the General Headquarters (GHQ). Lt Gen Azhar Saleh Abbasi was appointed as chief of logistics staff, Lt Gen Abdul Aziz as the new military secretary and Lt Gen Waseem Ashraf as IG Arms.