PM Imran Khan to appoint new DG ISI

PM Imran Khan to appoint new DG ISI

ISLAMABAD – Prime Minister Imran Khan will appoint new Director General of Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) as the incumbent DG Lieutenant General Rizwan Mukhtar is going to retire on Monday.

According to a media report, DG ISI Lt Gen Naveed Mukhtar, who is a graduate of the Command and Staff College, Quetta, assumed the charge of country’s premier spy agency on December 11, 2016.

He had commanded a mechanised division and served as director general of Rangers before being promoted to the rank of lieutenant general and posted as corps commander of Karachi in September 2014, reported Dawn on Sunday.

Others to retire on October 1 , include Peshawar Corps Commander Lt Gen Nazir Ahmad Butt, Commander of Army’s Strategic Forces Command (ASFC) Lt Gen Mian Mohammad Hilal Hussain, Military Secretary at the General Headquarters (GHQ) Lt Gen Ghayur Mehmood and Inspector General of Training and Evaluation, GHQ, Lt Gen Hidayatur Rehman.