Lt Gen Faiz Hameed takes over command of Peshawar Corps


PESHAWAR: Former director general of Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) Lieutenant General Faiz Hameed on Monday took over the command of Peshawar Corps on Monday.

According to a statement issued by Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), Lieutenant General Nauman Mahmood handed over Command of Peshawar Corps to Lieutenant General Faiz Hameed today at Corps Headquarters Peshawar.

It may be mentioned here that Lieutenant General Nauman Mahmood has been appointed as President National Defense University, Islamabad while in place of Lieutenant General Faiz Hameed, new ISI Director-General Lt Gen Nadeem Anjum had been appointed who assumed the charge of his office on last Saturday after he was formally notified by the PM Office on October 26. Lt Gen Nadeem Anjum’s appointment as the new ISI chief, according to the October 26, 2021 notification of the PM Office, was made from “the panel of officers.”

The prime minister has seen and approved the appointment of PA-27007 Lt Gen Nadeem Ahmed Anjum, HI (M) as director general Inter-Services Intelligence, with effect from November 20, 2021, from the panel of officers, the notification said. Earlier on October 6, 2021, the army had announced that Lt Gen Faiz Hameed had been made the Peshawar Corps Commander, while Lt Gen Anjum as the ISI Chief.

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