Lt Gen Nadeem Anjum has been notified as the new chief of Pakistan’s premier intelligence agency Inter-Service Intelligence.
Lt Gen Faiz Hameed will hold charge as the DG ISI till November 19 while Lt Gen Nadeem Anjum will take charge of the post by November 19.
“The Prime Minister has seen and approved the appointment of Lt Gen Nadeem Ahmed Anjum, HI (M) as Director General Inter-Services Intelligence, with effect from 20th November, 2021, from the panel of officers at para 6 of the summary,” reads the notification from the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO).
The notification stated that the incumbent ISI chief will hold charge till November 19.
Lt Gen Anjum was a commander in Operation Zarb-e-Azb, and was posted inspector-general of the Frontier Corps Balochistan during Operation Radd-ul-Fasaad. He has also commandeered the V Corps Sindh.
Lt Gen Anjum is a graduate of the National Defense University, Islamabad and holds a master’s degree from King’s College London, the ISPR had earlier said.