Lt Gen Faiz Hameed appointed Corps Commander Bahawalpur in latest reshuffle

06:46 PM | 8 Aug, 2022
Lt Gen Faiz Hameed appointed Corps Commander Bahawalpur in latest reshuffle
Source: Kamran Khan (Twitter)

RAWALPINDI – In a surprise move, Pakistan Army on Monday transferred Lieutenant General Faiz Hameed and appointed him as Bahawalpur Corps Commander.

In a statement, the Inter-Services Public Relations said Pakistan Army has announced the transfer and posting of three (3 star) generals including Lt General Faiz Hameed, who has been appointed commander of the XXXI corps at Bahawalpur.

Lieutenant General Sardar Hassan Azhar Hayat has been posted as Commander Peshawar Corps to replace Faiz Hameed, and Lieutenant General Khalid Zia has been posted as Military Secretary Pakistan Army.

Lieutenant General Faiz Hameed is a three-star ranking general in the Pakistan Army. He was commissioned in Baloch regiment and he was the 24th Director-General of ISI. From April to June 2019, he was Adjutant General at the General Headquarters (GHQ) in Rawalpindi.

Lt Gen Faiz Hameed was previously appointed as head of the Inter-Services Intelligence in 2019. He also served in the ISI as the head of internal security.

Hameed had served in the spy agency for two-and-a-half years before being promoted to the rank of Lt Gen. He was appointed as ISI head at a crucial time due to several external and internal security challenges.

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