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Lt. Gen Faiz Hameed appointed as Director General ISI

Lieutenant General Faiz Hameed has been appointed as the Director General of Inter-Services Intelligence (DG-ISI) of Pakistan.
Lt. Gen Faiz Hameed appointed as Director General ISI

Details:

  • He assumed his office on 17th June 2019.
  • The Pakistan Army also announced a number of changes to postings of its top generals.
  • Lt. Gen. Hameed was appointed as Director-General of the ISI in place of Lieutenant General Asim Munir.
  • Munir was transferred and appointed as Corps Commander Gujranwala.
  • Lt. Gen. Munir was appointed as ISI chief in October 2018 after the retirement of his predecessor Lt. Gen. Naveed Mukhtar.

About Lieutenant General Faiz Hameed:

  • He is currently the 24th Director-General of Inter-Services Intelligence (DG-ISI).
  • On April 12, the Pakistan Army promoted then Major General Hameed to the rank of Lieutenant General and appointed him Adjutant General at the General Headquarters (GHQ) later that month.
  • He was previously serving as the head of the Counter Intelligence wing in the ISI.

Question:

Q. Who has been appointed as the Director General of Inter-Services Intelligence (DG-ISI) of Pakistan?
a. Lt. General Feroze Hameed
b. Lt. General Moin Hameed
c. Lt. General Rauf Hameed
d. Lt. General Faiz Hameed
Lt. Gen Faiz Hameed appointed as Director General ISI Lt. Gen Faiz Hameed appointed as Director General ISI Reviewed by Neha Verma on June 19, 2019 Rating: 5

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