Khuda ki basti: High-level appointments and transfers have been made in the Army. DG ISI Lieutenant General Faiz Hameed has been posted as Corps Commander Peshawar.
According to a statement issued by ISPR, in addition to the current DG ISI, Lt. Gen. Muhammad Amir has been posted as Corps Commander Gujranwala and Lt. Gen. Asim Munir as Quarter Master General.
The appointment of the next Director General (DG) of Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) will be announced by the Prime Minister’s Office in accordance with the rules and the Prime Minister will appoint the next DG ISI in consultation with the Army Chief.
It may be recalled that on June 16, 2019, important appointments and transfers of Lieutenant Generals were made in the Pakistan Army and Lieutenant General Faiz Hameed was appointed as the Director General of ISI.
He was appointed to the post in place of Lieutenant General Asim Munir.
Lieutenant General Faiz Hameed was promoted to Lieutenant General in April 2019 along with 4 other officers including Lieutenant General Sahir Shamshad.
Lt. Gen. Faiz Hameed was working as DG Counter Intelligence in ISI at the time of his promotion.
Lt. Gen. Faiz Hameed, a member of the Army’s Baloch Regiment, was appointed DG ISI at a time when internal and external security challenges for the country were mounting.
His name first surfaced when he helped end a Faizabad sit-in by a religious group in November 2017 through an agreement.