ISI chief during Pulwama, staunch enmity with Imran… Know who is Pakistan’s new army chief Asim Munir? – Who is pakistan new army chief Lt Gen Asim Munir PM Shehbaz Imran khan ntc

Prime Minister of Pakistan Shehbaz Sharif has decided to appoint Lieutenant General Syed Asim Munir as the new Army Chief of Pakistan. Apart from this, the name of General Sahir Shamshad Mirza has been recommended for the post of Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Asim Munir will replace General Bajwa. Bajwa is retiring on 29 November. He became the Pakistan Army Chief for the first time in 2016. However, in 2019 his tenure was extended for 3 years.

Asim Munir’s name as Army Chief is yet to be approved by the President. Asim Munir is currently the senior most general in the Pakistan Army. His tenure as Lieutenant General is ending on 27 November. But now he will remain the Army Chief of Pakistan for 3 years.

Who is Lieutenant Munir?

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Lieutenant Munir is currently serving as the Quartermaster General in the Pakistan Army. Asim Munir was promoted as 2 Star General in September 2018. But he took charge after two months. Take. General Asim was admitted to the army under the Officers Training School. He was commissioned in the Frontier Force Regiment. He is considered an old close friend of General Bajwa.

Munir was ISI chief at the time of Pulwama attack

Asim Munir was the chief of Pakistan’s ISI at the time of the Pulwama attack. 40 soldiers were martyred in the attack on CRPF convoy in Pulwama. Since then, the relations between India and Pakistan continued to deteriorate further.

When Imran removed from the post of ISI chief?

Lt Gen Munir was appointed Director General of Military Intelligence in early 2017. In October 2018, he became the ISI chief. However, his tenure as the top intelligence officer was the shortest. He was removed in 8 months on the recommendation of the then PM Imran Khan. After this, he was replaced by Lieutenant General Faiz Hamid. Take it later General Asim was posted as Gujranwala Corps Commander. Here he stayed for two years. After this he was appointed as Quartermaster General in the Pakistan Army.

Imran’s wife was accused of corruption

According to Pakistani media, General Munir had handed over a dossier to Imran Khan in June 2019 when he was the ISI chief. It was about Imran Khan’s wife Bushra Bibi and her friend Farah Khan. According to media reports, General Munir presented some evidence in this. It was said in these that a businessman gifted a diamond set to Bushra Bibi.

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