Pakistan ponders over successor to ISI chief Pasha

Last Updated: Thursday, February 16, 2012 - 11:50

Islamabad: Pakistan has begun to look for a successor to spy chief Lt Gen Shuja Pasha, who retires next month, a media report said. General Pasha is a confidant of Army Chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani.

The government was mulling the replacement to the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) chief Gen Shuja Pasha who retires March 18 this year, Geo News reported.

The general has been twice given a year`s extension.
Probable successors include Lt Gen Javed Iqbal, Zaheerul Islam, Rashid Mehmood, Mohammad Asif, and Major Gen Naushad Kayani, the report said.

IANS



First Published: Thursday, February 16, 2012 - 11:50

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