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Rizwan Akhtar

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President  Mamnoon Hussain
Name  Rizwan Akhtar
Service/branch  Pakistan Army
Preceded by  Zaheer-ul-Islam
Allegiance  Pakistan
Rank  Lieutenant-General

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Commands  DG ISI DG Rangers Sindh
Similar People  Zaheer‑ul‑Islam, Raheel Sharif, Asim Bajwa, Ahmad Shuja Pasha, Ashfaq Parvez Kayani

Prime Minister  Muhammad Nawaz Sharif

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Lieutenant-General Rizwan Akhtar in (Urdu: رضوان اختر‎) is the three-star rank Pakistan Army general. Currently president of the National Defence University in Islamabad, he is a former spymaster who served as Director-General of the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI). He took office on 8 November 2014.

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Military career

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Lt. Gen Rizwan Akhtar Baig was commissioned in the Pakistan Army in the Frontier Force Regiment in September 1982. He commanded an infantry brigade and infantry division in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) after served as Operation and Planning Officer at Peshawar Corps. Previously as Sindh DG Rangers, Major General Rizwan Akhtar had been assigned with the task to lead the Karachi operation. Akhtar is also considered to have extensive experience of counterinsurgency from a previous posting in the border region of South Waziristan. After getting promoted to the rank of Lieutenant General in September 2014, he was posted as Director General of Inter-Services Intelligence. Presently he is President National Defense University.

Academic career

Rizwan Akhtar is a graduate of the Command and Staff College in Quetta, National Defense University, Islamabad (NDU) and United States Army War College, Pennsylvania, USA. At the US Army War College, Akhtar authored a strategy research project report titled ‘US-Pakistan trust deficit and the war on terror’ in fulfillment of the requirements of the Master in Strategic Studies Degree.


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