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Who is General Asim Munir?

General Asim Munir- who headed both the Military Intelligence (MI) and Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI)- joined Pakistan Army from the Mangala Officers Training School programme and became a commissioned officer in the Frontier Force Regiment.

Asim Munir Shah commanded the Northern Areas Force as a brigadier and was appointed the director-general of Military Intelligence in the year 2017.

In the year 2018, Asim Munir was appointed as Director-General (DG) of the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI). He was succeeded by Lieutenant General Faiz Hameed. He was then posted as Corps Commander Gujranwala.

When he was picked for, he is serving as the Quarter Master at the General Headquarters (GHQ).

Gen Asim Munir is a Hafiz-e-Quran and is the first army chief who has headed both the MI and ISI in the past