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Pakistan gets new ISI chief, air chief

 

AGENCIES | Islamabad, March 19, 2012 16:49
Tags : Pakistan gets new ISI chief | Lt Gen Zaheerul Islam | new chief of the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) | Karachi Corps commander | Geo News | succeeded Lt. Gen. Shuja Pasha | Air Chief Marshal Tahir Rafique Butt | Air Chief Marshal Rao Qamar Suleman | PAF vice chief. |
 

 

Pakistan gets new ISI chief, air chief Lt Gen Zaheerul Islam assumed charge as the new chief of the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) on Monday, a day when the Pakistan Air Force too got a new head.
 
Islam was earlier the Karachi Corps commander, Geo News reported.
 
He succeeds Lt. Gen. Shuja Pasha who retired on Sunday. Pasha was a close confidant of the army chief, General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani.
 
Air Chief Marshal Tahir Rafique Butt on Monday took over as the new air chief. He succeeds Air Chief Marshal Rao Qamar Suleman, Geo News reported.
 
Butt was commissioned in the Pakistan Air Force on graduating from the PAF Academy, Risalpur in March, 1977. He has flown various types of fighters and training aircraft in the PAF Inventory and is a qualified flying instructor.
 
Before taking over his new assignment, Butt was the PAF vice chief. 
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