Report Wire - Pakistan PM Imran Khan, Army chief face off over appointment of latest ISI chief

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Pakistan PM Imran Khan, Army chief face off over appointment of latest ISI chief

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Gaurav C Sawant

Prime Minister Imran Khan and Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa are reportedly having disagreements over the appointment of the brand new director normal of Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI). Pakistan PM Imran Khan and Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa are reportedly having disagreements over the appointment new ISI chief. (Photo: Twitter/@peaceforchange)Even because the Pakistan authorities says the method to nominate the brand new director normal of spy company Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) is underway, studies counsel that Prime Minister Imran Khan and Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa are having disagreements on the selection of the brand new spy chief.

On October 6, the Inter-Services Public Relations, which is the media arm of the Pakistan Armed Forces, introduced the appointment of Lieutenant General Nadeem Ahmed Anjum as the brand new director normal (DG) of ISI.However, PM Imran Khan has reportedly refused to ratify the appointment. According to regulation, solely the prime minister has the authorized proper to nominate DG ISI.Reportedly, Imran Khan needs Lt General Faiz Hameed to proceed as DG ISI until the state of affairs in Afghanistan stabilizes for no less than a few months.Read | ISI chief’s removing vital, I worry for Imran Khan: Adrian Levy at India Today Conclave 2021There have been conferences between General Bajwa and PM Imran Khan to resolve the problem however the stalemate continues. So dangerous is the state of affairs that Lt General Nadeem didn’t attend the National Security Committee assembly, in keeping with Pakistani media.Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) leaders say the Army has to ship an inventory of candidates for the put up of DG ISI to the PM for choice. But some protection consultants have argued that the Corps Commanders and the Army Chief determine on DG ISI.In a tweet, Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry introduced that the session between the Civilian and Military management over the appointment of DG ISI has been accomplished.”The consultations between the Prime Minister and the Chief of Army Staff on the appointment of a new DG ISI have been completed and the process for a new appointment has begun,” Chaudhry mentioned.”The civil-military leadership has once again proven that all institutions are united for the country’s stability, integrity and progress,” he mentioned in one other tweet.Though there’s an try to indicate all is nicely after the late Monday assembly between PM Imran Khan and General Bajwa, the battle traces are clearly drawn.Also Read | Fissure widens between Pak Army and ISI chiefs over management in AfghanistanClick on right here for IndiaToday.in’s full protection of the coronavirus pandemic.