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Pakistan mulls successor to ISI chief

world Updated: Feb 16, 2012 11:34 IST

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Pakistan has begun to look for a successor to spy chief Lt Gen Shuja Pasha, who retires next month, a media report said. General Pasha is a confidant of army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani.


The government was mulling the replacement to the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) chief Gen Shuja Pasha who retires on March 18 this year, Geo News reported.

The general has twice been given a year's extension.

Probable successors include Lt Gen Javed Iqbal, Zaheerul Islam, Rashid Mehmood, Mohammad Asif, and Major Gen Naushad Kayani, the report said.