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2017-10-12 05:31:54

Why did General Rizwan Akhter took early retirment?

 

The premature retirement of former Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) chief Lt Gen Rizwan Akhtar echoed in the Senate on Tuesday as Senators raised question over the causes behind the sudden move.

 

Rizwan Akhtar on Saturday requested for early retirement from Pakistan Army citing “pressing personal commitments”.

 

He, in a letter, asked for “premature release” starting Oct 9, 2017, after nearly 35 years of active commissioned service in the armed forces.

 

Akhtar, who was replaced by Lt Gen Naveed Mukhtar as director general (DG) ISI, was posted as president of the National Defence University two weeks after Chief of Army Staff Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa took oath last year.

 

 

JUI-F’sSenator Hafiz Hamdullah said was there any political party which could ask why a seasoned senior general opted for early retirement and what the reasons behind this move were.

 

The decision of Ex-DG ISI to take premature retirement has given rise to many questions among civil corners of the country. Though General Rizwan Akhter said that he is taking early retirement due to some personal reasons but it was not digestable.

 

Some social media sources have claimed that Ex-DG ISI has been alleged for  a mega corruption scandal that is about Rs. 33 billion and in order to save the reputation of the institution, he is taking early retirement or he has been forced to take pre mature retirement.

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