Islamabad: Pakistan Army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Monday visited the Headquarters of the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) amidst the continuing tiff with the civilian authorities over the appointment of the spy chief.
The highly effective Army on October 6 had introduced by way of a press release that in a high-level reshuffle within the army, ISI Director General Lt Gen Faiz Hamid was changed by Lt Gen Nadeem Ahmed Anjum.
However, the workplace of Prime Minister Imran Khan refused to situation a notification of the appointment of the brand new ISI chief. Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry for the primary time on October 12 acknowledged the presence of variations over the important thing appointment.
The matter has not been settled till now regardless of statements by ministers that it has been resolved and the appointment of the brand new ISI chief could be made quickly.
The Army mentioned Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Bajwa visited the ISI Headquarters and was obtained by Lt Gen Hamid. The “COAS was briefed on the Internal Security and ongoing state of affairs in Afghanistan” and he expressed his satisfaction over the preparedness of the organisation, in line with an official assertion.
An image was additionally shared by the Army’s media wing exhibiting General Bajwa chairing a gathering together with Lt Gen Hamid. The go to occurred when Lt Gen Muhammad Aamer assumed command as the brand new Gujranwala Corps Commander.
He changed Lt Gen Syed Asim Munir who was appointed because the Quartermaster General.
Lt Gen Aamer’s posting because the Gujranwala Corps Commander was among the many six appointments introduced by the army in a reshuffle on October 6, which included that of the ISI chief.
It confirmed that the method to implement the choice of October 6 had already began. However, it was not clear when Lt Gen Hamid would take command as Peshawar Corps Commander as he was appointed to the submit after switch from the submit of ISI chief.
Meanhwile, terrorists fired on a safety forces submit in Spinwam, North Waziristan district and the troops initiated a immediate response, successfully partaking the terrorists’ location. During an intense alternate of hearth, Sepoy Saifullah was killed, in line with the Army.
It added that an space clearance course of was occurring to remove any terrorists’ hideout within the space.
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