Gen. Rizwan Akhtar takes an Early Retirement

Former ISI chief Lt Gen Rizwan Akhtar on Saturday requested early retirement from the Pakistan Army citing “pressing personal commitments”. Gen Akhtar, in a letter, asked for “premature release” starting Oct 9, 2017, after nearly 35 years of active commissioned service in the armed forces. “I want everyone knowing me to respect my decision and not succumb or resort to speculation in any domain. I shall be available for any service in the army whenever needed,” he added. Lieutenant General Rizwan Akhtar is the three-star rank Pakistan Army general recently he was serving as President of National Defence University...

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