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Zaheer ul Islam 10 Personal Facts, Biography, Wiki
Born: 1956 (age 64 years), Rawalpindi, Pakistan
Branch/service: Pakistan Army
Prime Minister: Yousaf Raza Gillani; Raja Pervaiz Ashraf; Nawaz Sharif
Rank: Lieutenant general
Award: Hilal-i-Imtiaz (Military)
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Lieutenant-General Zaheer-ul-Islam, HI (M), (Urdu: ﻇﻬﻴﺮ ﺍﻹﺳﻼﻡ) is a former Director-General of the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI); he was appointed to the position on 9 March 2012.
Islam took over the position from his predecessor Ahmed Shuja Pasha, who left on 18 March.
At the time of his appointment, he was serving as the Corps Commander V Corps, Karachi.
In 2012, Forbes named him as the world’s 52nd most powerful person.
His father retired as a brigadier in the Pakistan Army, while his three brothers and his brother-in-law Major Ejaz Aziz also retired as military officers.
His uncle was Shah Nawaz Khan, a major general in the Indian National Army of Subhas Chandra Bose.
Zaheerul Islam was commissioned in the Punjab Regiment in the 55th PMA Long Course on 16 April 1977.
He served as Corps Commander V Corps in Karachi before the appointment of ISI Chief.
Zaheer served as DG (C) in the ISI before he was promoted as a 3-star general and moved to Karachi as corps commander.
He was GOC Murree for some time before coming to the ISI.
He also served as Chief of Staff in the Army Strategic Force Command for 2004–2006.
Some two days ago, a news surfaced on social media involving Lieutenant General Zaheer-ul-Islam and his alleged second wife, Palwasha Khan.
For those of you who don’t know, Palwasha Khan, former Member National Assembly, is associated with Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) while Lieutenant-General Zaheer-ul-Islam is a former Director General (DG) of the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI).
It all started, when award-winning journalist, Zahid Gishkori who is working with Geo TV, broke the news of a “recently retired” General threatening his wife who is a politician to remain “anonymous” about their relationship.