Lt Gen Naveed Mukhtar appointed as chief of Pakistan’s ISI

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Pakistan Army Sunday appointed Lt Gen Naveed Mukhtar as Director General of Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), reports said.

Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) in a statement announced that Lt Gen Naveed Mukhtar was appointed as DG ISI. He will replace Lt Gen Rizwan Akhtar who has been posted as President National Defence University (NDU), Dawn reported.

Naveed Mukhtar was commissioned in the Armoured Corps regiment in 1983. He is a graduate of the Command and Staff College Quetta, National Defense University Islamabad and War Course USA. He had commanded a Mechanised Division.

Till Dec 7, he had been serving as corps commander of Karachi. He was promoted to the rank of lieutenant general and posted to the army’s Corps V in Sept 2014.


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