|22nd Director-General of Inter-Services Intelligence|
11 December 2016 - 25 October 2018
Shahid Khaqan Abbasi
|Lt. Gen. Rizwan Akhtar|
|Lt. Gen. Asim Munir|
|Commander of V Corps |
October 2014 - 7 December 2016
|Shahid Baig Mirza|
|Years of service||1983 - 2018 |
|Commands||Director General of Inter-Services Intelligence|
Naveed Mukhtar was a Pakistani retired three-star army general and former spymaster who served as the Director-General of Inter-Services Intelligence, in office from 11 December 2016 until his retirement on 25 October 2018. Before his appointment to the all-important office of DG ISI, Mukhtar commanded the V Corps of Karachi. He is credited for having played a pivotal role in the success of the Karachi Operation. Mukhtar belongs to Arain Family of Nankana Sahib region of the Punjab Province.
Mukhtar was commissioned in the Armored Corps regiment in 1983. He joined the Army in the 68th Pakistan Military Academy course. He grew his ranks till Major with 13 Lancers. He has commanded a Mechanized Division. Naveed Mukhtar possesses a vast experience in the field of intelligence. He had also headed the counter-terrorism wing of the ISI in Islamabad.
Until 7 December 2016, he had been serving as corps commander of Karachi. He was promoted to the rank of lieutenant general and posted to the army's Corps V in Sept 2014. He was appointed as the Director-General Inter-Services Intelligence on 11 December 2016.
He is a graduate of the Command and Staff College, National Defence University, Pakistan and the prestigious United States Army War College. At the US Army War College, Mukhtar authored a strategy research project report titled 'Afghanistan - Alternative Futures and their Implications' in fulfillment of the requirements of the Master in Strategic Studies Degree.
Lt. Gen. Rizwan Akhtar
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