Lieutenant General Faiz Hameed has been appointed commander of the Bahawalpur Corps, according to a press release issued by the military. media wing said on Monday.
He had previously served as commander of the Peshawar Corps after being assigned to office in October 2021 when Lieutenant General Nadeem Ahmed Anjum succeeded him director-general of Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI).
Lieutenant General Hamid received DG ISI role on June 16, 2019 in surprise military shake-up. He previously served in isi like head of Internal Security and comes from an Army Baloch Regiment.
His appointment came at a very important moment, when both external and internal security challenges like growing up.
Name of Lieutenant General Hamid first caught public eye over his role in termination of Faizabad dharna Tehreek-i-Labbaik Pakistan in November 2017 under the contract. group then had a sit-in against amendments to the 2017 Electoral Law.
In its press release today, Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) named Lt. Gen. Sardar Hassan Azhar Khayat new Commander of the Peshawar Corps. He was promoted of lieutenant general and appointed military secretary in 2020.
Meanwhile, ISPR added that Lieutenant General Khalid Zia was appointed military secretary for pakistani army.
Last week, Lieutenant General Asif Ghafoor was appointed commander of the XII Corps (Quetta), replacing Lieutenant General Sarfraz Ali. who was tortured in helicopter crash. Lieutenant General Ghafoor previously held the position of ISPR. head.