ISLAMABAD: Director General Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) Lieutenant General Rizwan Akhtar on Wednesday left for an official visit to the United States, the military’s media wing said in a statement.
“DG ISI proceeded to USA for an official visit. During the visit he will meet his counterparts and discuss issues related to intelligence,” said the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR).
This is the first visit by Pakistan’s spy chief to the US since he became the head of ISI last year.
During his visit, he will be discussing the security situation in the country as well as the counter-terrorism efforts and operations taking place in the country.
On his visit he will also suggest improved relations between the two countries after years of friction on several issues.
Army Chief General Raheel Sharif had also recently visited the US where he held talks with top military and civilian officials.