ISLAMABAD: Lieutenant General Faiz Hameed, the newly appointed head of the nation’s premier spy company – the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) – on Tuesday met Prime Minister Imran Khan at his workplace in Islamabad.
A brief video of the assembly was launched to the media with out the official assertion by the PM Office.
Nonetheless, sources informed The News Observers that the premier congratulated Lt-Gen Faiz over his appointment and praised the position of ISI in coping with inner and exterior challenges dealing with the nation.
Lt-Gen Faiz was appointed to steer the company on Sunday in a reshuffle inside the army that additionally noticed different transfers and postings. The numerous appointment was however of the DG ISI.
The newly-appointed officer shouldn’t be new to the intelligence equipment. He had served in ISI as head of the interior safety for 2 and half years earlier than being promoted to the rank of Lt General after which posted as Adjutant General on the General Headquarters in Rawalpindi in April.
Those that adopted Gen Faiz’s profession imagine that his appointment as DG ISI is a foregone conclusion given his huge expertise working within the agency. As the pinnacle of counter-intelligence wing, Lt-Gen Faiz was credited with turning the tide in opposition to terrorism and extremism.
DG Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Main Common Asif Ghafoor, in one in every of his news conferences, publically praised Lt-Gen Faiz for his division’s important position in stopping and preempting terrorist incidents.
Now as head of the ISI, he’ll take care of each inner and exterior safety challenges. The publish of DG ISI is taken into account probably the most highly effective after the military chief inside the army institution.