ISI chief Naveed Mukhtar, four other army generals set to retire tomorrow

The incumbent Inter Services Intelligence (ISI) chief, Lt-Gen Naveed Mukhtar is set to retire on October 1 after serving in the Pakistan Army for 35 years.
11 Corps (Peshawar) Commander Lt Gen Nazir Butt, Commander of Army Strategic Force Command Lt Gen Mian Muhammad Hilal Hussain, Military Secretary at the GHQ Lt Gen Ghayur Mahmood and Training and Evaluation Inspector General Lt Gen Hidayatur Rehman are also retiring on Monday.
Lt-Gen Mukhtar took charge of one of the most important offices of the country in 2016 when he was transferred to head the corp intelligence directorate of the country. He was serving as the Karachi Corps Commander before that.
The appointment of the next Director General (DG) ISI is one of the most crucial decisions and would be made by Prime Minister Imran Khan.
Earlier this week, Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa along with the DG ISI met PM Imran and it is being presumed that the new chief’s appointment might have come under discussions.
Six army officers promoted to Lt-General rank
Usually, the army chief sends three names for the coveted slot and the prime minister has the authority to pick any one of them.
There have been instances in the past where the ISI chief has been given an extension in his tenure.
The spymaster was commissioned in the Armoured Corps regiment in 1983. He graduated from the National Defence University (NDU), Command & Staff College and the United States Army War College.
Before being promoted to the rank of lieutenant general and assuming a charge of the Karachi Corp in 2014, Lt-Gen Mukhtar had served as the DG Rangers.Commissioned in the armoured corps regiment in 1983, Lt Gen Mukhtar is a graduate of the Command and Staff College, Quetta; National Defence University, Islamabad; and the United States Army War College.
He had commanded a mechanised division and served as director general of Rangers before being promoted to the rank of lieutenant general and posted as corps commander of Karachi in September 2014.
He served there till Dec 7, 2016 before being posted to Islamabad to head the country’s premier intelligence agency. He assumed the office of ISI director general on Dec 11, 2016.
Commissioned in Frontier Force regiment in 1983, Lt Gen Nazir Ahmed Butt is a graduate of the Command and Staff Collage, Quetta, and the NDU, Islamabad. He also served as military secretary to the prime minister and Pakistan defence attaché in the US.
He had served as commandant of the Pakistan Military Academy (PMA), Kakul, and commanded an infantry division in the Federally Administered Tribal Agencies before being appointed corps commander of Peshawar in December 2016, replacing Lt Gen Hidayat-ur-Rehman who is currently serving as IG (Training and Evaluation) at the GHQ.
Commissioned in Azad Kashmir Regiment in 1983, Lt Gen Rehman is a graduate of the Command and Staff Collage, Quetta, and the NDU, Islamabad, where he later also served as chief instructor.
He also commanded an infantry division before being promoted to the rank of lieutenant general. He has the honour of being the first lieutenant general hailing from Gilgit-Baltistan.
Commissioned in artillery in 1982, Lt Gen Mian Mohammad Hilal Hussain was appointed as commander of the Army Strategic Force Command in September 2015.
He is a graduate of the Command and Staff College, Quetta, and the NDU, Islamabad. He has served as military advisor to Pakistan permanent representative in the UN and military secretary to the President of Pakistan. He commanded an infantry brigade in Fata before being his appointments as director general of Pakistan Rangers, Punjab, and DG Military Training at GHQ.
Lt Gen Ghayur Mahmood, who is currently posted as Military Secretary at GHQ, was commissioned in Frontier Force regiment in 1982.
He is a graduate of the Command and Staff Collage, Quetta, and the NDU, Islamabad. He has commanded an infantry division in Fata. The officer also served as IG FC and Vice Chief of General Staff.

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South Punjab News : ISI chief Naveed Mukhtar, four other army generals set to retire tomorrow
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Six army officers promoted to Lt-General rank Usually, the army chief sends three names for the coveted slot and the prime minister has the authority to pick any one of them.
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