Lt Gen Nadeem Anjum to replace Faiz Hameed as DG ISI, confirms PM Imran


ISLAMABAD – Lieutenant General Nadeem Anjum has been notified as new director general of Inter Services Intelligence (ISI), putting all controversies to rest.

Prime Minister Office (PMO) has issued a notification stating the premier has “seen and approved” the name of Lt Gen Nadeem as DG ISI.

The name of the new spy chief was finalised after detailed consultative process held between the prime minister and Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa earlier in the day.

The army chief called on PM Imran Khan today where they also held discussion about the timing of change of command in ISI and selection of the new DG ISI.

During this consultation process a list of officers was received from ministry of Defence. Prime Minister interviewed all the nominees, said an official notification.

The designate DG ISI shall assume charge on 20th November, 2021. Lt Gen Nadeem will replace outgoing Faiz Hameed, who will perform duties as spymaster till November 19.

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