By Iqbal Mustafa
ISLAMABAD – Director General Inter Services Intelligence (ISI) Lieutenant General Ahmed Shuja Pasha’s successful tenure of job and services for Pakistan as a Spy Chief will complete next month. The Government is looking for his successor, five names are under consideration for the new Pakistan’s Spy Chief, Sources told the Daily Mail.
According to very reliable sources streched from Prime Minister House to General Headquarter (GHQ), several Three Star serving General’s names like Lieutenant General Javed Iqbal HI (M), Adjutant General(retirement Date April 15, 2015) , Lieutenant General Arshad Mehmood, Lieutenant General Zaheer-ul-Islam HI (M), five corps Karachi (retirement Date Oct 1, 2014), Lieutenant General Mohammad Asif HI (M), DG Joint Staff (retirement Date April 15, 2015) and one two Star General, Major General Naushad Kayani are under consideration for the prejudices post of Inter Services Intelligence’s (ISI) Director General.
Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani will finalize one name from these names as a DG ISI. One source also told some word that it may possible that Pasha again win the extension but it happen so, so.
In the mean time, United States Ambassador in Islamabad, Cameron Munter had shown his concern over Pasha’s retirement and said that new appointment of ISI chief could affect the relations on war on terror with allies. While showing his concern, right parallel issued a press release in which he said the United States will maintain good relations with the new expected ISI Chief.