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Bajwa gets to appoint the ISI chief

  • The standoff between Prime Minister Imran Khan and Army Chief General Bajwa came to an end as Bajwa portrayed his superior powers by getting to appoint the new DG-ISI chief

  • ISI candidate Lt Gen Nadeem Anjum was appointed as head of Pakistan’s spy agency while ostensibly deferring to the process demands made by Prime Minister Imran Khan.

  • While Khan was adamant for the due process to be followed signaling that he did not want the former chief of ISI to be removed, however with the appointment Bajwa portrayed the military dominance in the affairs of the state

  • Lt Gen Faiz Hameed Gen Hameed, who has been an open supporter of the Taliban’s Interior Minister and global terrorist Sirajuddin Haqqani was removed from the post of ISI chief, was appointed as the Commander of XI Corps at Peshawar.


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