By Irum Saleem
Prime Minister Imran Khan‘s decision to retain Lt. Gen Faiz Hameed ISI chief till November 19 raises logic behind the move.
Appointment Letter of Lt Gen Nadeem Ahmed Anjum as Director General Inter-Services Intelligence
“The prime minister has seen and approved the appointment of … Lt Gen Nadeem Ahmed Anjum … as director general Inter-Services Intelligence, with effect from November 20, 2021, from the panel of officers,” a notification issued by the PMO dated October 26 said.
The notification says the incumbent ISI director general, Lt Gen Faiz Hameed, will continue to hold charge as the spymaster till November 19, 2021.
The debate ensued why not with immediate effect the replacement of DG ISI takes place. Rumour factory was on finding the reasons behind the premier’s rationale.
What in two months the incumbent DG can achieve the new comer can’t, a pertinent question. Then there was a lot of talk of occult sciences on social media in this whole episode.
Anyway let’s see what surprise PM hold for the nation till November 20. Lt Gen Nadeem Anjum, who was commissioned in service in September 1988, earlier headed Corps V in Karachi.
Gen Anjum commanded a brigade in Kurram Agency, led Frontier Corps (North) in Balochistan and remained commandant of Command and Staff College Quetta before becoming corps commander Karachi in December 2020. PAK DESTINY