Lieutenant General Asim Munir is not a graduate of Pakistan Military Academy, but he was commissioned in the Army’s Frontier Force Regiment from the Officers Training School. He has also served as a Lieutenant Colonel in Saudi Arabia and has been involved in teaching at the Command & Staff College. This article has everything about him, including Asim Munir Biography.
|In Urdu:||عاصم منیر|
|Famous As:||New Chief of ISI|
|Appointed As:||New ISI Chief|
|Appointed On:||10th October 2018|
|Replaced:||General Naveed Mukhtar|
Asim Munir Biography
Asim is among those who excel in worldly education and life and Islamic knowledge and life hereafter. He is a memorizer of the Holy Quran. Due to his discipline and loyalty, he is a strict and disciplined officer in the army. He kept making progress in his career and received the ‘Hilal-i-Imtiaz’ in March 2018.
Since 17th June 2019, he is serving as Gujranwala Corps Commander. He performed DG’s duties (Director General) of ISI (Inter-Services Intelligence) until 16th June 2019 and was removed from this position after only eight months.
In September 2018, his rank was promoted to Lieutenant General, and was later appointed as Director-General ISI. He served as Director-General of Military Intelligence. Asim Munir had also served as Force Command Northern Areas commander.
He replaced the outgoing head of the intelligence agency, Lt. Gen. Naveed Mukhtar, who was appointed head of the intelligence agency in 2016 and has held the post for almost two and a half years. He commanded the Siachen division and was posted to the GHQ just days before India’s claim of an alleged surgical strike.
Asim was the head of another military intelligence agency, MI, during the general elections in July 2018. He is known as a tough officer in the army.