Pakistan appoints Lt Gen Faiz Hameed as new DG ISI
Islamabad: Pakistan’s military on Sunday announced a number of high-level appointments and transfers in its ranks, most notably the appointment of Lieutenant General Faiz Hameed as the new director-general of Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI).
Faiz will be replacing Lieutenant General Asim Muneer, who has been given charge of Commander Gujranwala Corps.
Gen Hameed is from the Baloch Regiment. He was in-charge of the internal security wing at the ISI. He has commanded a division in Pano Aqil. He was also among those who brokered the Faizabad agreement in 2017 between protesters from various religious groups and the then government, signing the agreement in the capacity of ‘guarantor’ .