ISI briefs President Alvi on national security, Afghanistan

President also briefed on cyber-security; appreciates ISI's efforts for national security


Rizwan Shehzad   July 15, 2021
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ISLAMABAD:

President Dr Arif Alvi visited the Inter Services Intelligence (ISI) Headquarters on Thursday and received a briefing on national security dynamics including the situation in Afghanistan, according to a press release issued by the President’s Secretariat.

“President, being keenly interested in the subject, was also briefed on cyber-security,” the press release stated.

PHOTO: EXPRESS

PHOTO: EXPRESS

The communiqué further added that the president appreciated the ISI's efforts for national security and expressed his satisfaction over their professional preparedness.

ISI Director-General Lieutenant General Faiz Hamid welcomed the president on his arrival.

PHOTO: EXPRESS

PHOTO: EXPRESS

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On April 23, it was reported that Prime Minister Imran Khan visited the ISI headquarters and received a comprehensive briefing, covering the entire spectrum of internal and external challenges, including the impact of Covid-19.

The prime minister, accompanied by Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa and federal ministers and advisers, was received at the ISI headquarters by ISI Director General Lt-Gen Faiz Hamid.

The prime minister while appreciating the sacrifices and contributions of the ISI, being a superior state intelligence agency, emphasised that no effort would be spared for security, integrity and sovereignty of Pakistan.

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