Pakistan: Pasha retires; Islam is new ISI chief
Last Updated: Monday, March 19, 2012, 11:14
Islamabad: Lt Gen Zaheerul Islam on Monday assumed charge as the new chief of Pakistan's powerful spy agency, the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI).

Islam was earlier serving as the corp commander at Karachi, reported Geo News.

He succeeded Lt Gen Shuja Pasha who retired on Sunday. Pasha was a close confidant of Army Chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani.


First Published: Monday, March 19, 2012, 11:14

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