DG ISI, air chief discuss national security, tri-service synergy

PAF chief lauds diligent efforts of ISI for maintenance of regional peace and stability, says spokesperson


News Desk November 10, 2021
DG ISI Lieutenant General Faiz Hameed meets Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Zaheer Ahmed Baber Sidhu on November 10, 2021. PHOTO: PAF

Director General Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) Lieutenant General Faiz Hameed on Wednesday called on Chief of the Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Zaheer Ahmed Baber Sidhu in his office, a spokesperson for the PAF said in a statement.

He said that various matters pertaining to national security and synergy amongst tri-services and intelligence organisations were discussed during the meeting.

The statement said that the DG ISI expressed his appreciation for the thorough professionalism of Pakistan Air Force (PAF) personnel, and their resolve to safeguard the country’s aerial frontiers.

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The PAF chief lauded the diligent efforts of Inter-Services Intelligence for the maintenance of regional peace and stability.

Prime Minister Imran Khan on October 26 notified the appointment of Lt Gen Nadeem as the new ISI chief. A notification issued by the PM’s Office last month read: “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 November 20, 2021.”

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The notification added that the incumbent spymaster, Lt Gen Faiz Hameed “shall continue to hold charge as the Director General Inter-Services Intelligence till November 19, 2021”.

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