Lieutenant General Faiz Hameed HI(M) is a three-star ranking general in the Pakistan Army. He was commissioned in Baloch regiment and served as the 24th Director-General of the spy agency Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI).[1][2] From April to June 2019, he was Adjutant General at the General Headquarters (GHQ) in Rawalpindi, Pakistan. He had previously served as head of the counter intelligence wing of the ISI[3] and currently serving as Commander XI Corps Peshawar since 20 November 2021.[4]

Faiz Hameed
فیض حمید
Commander XI Corps
Assumed office
20 November 2021
24th Director-General of Inter-Services Intelligence
In office
16 June 2019 – 19 November 2021
PresidentArif Alvi
Prime MinisterImran Khan
Preceded byLt. Gen. Asim Munir
Succeeded byLt. Gen. Nadeem Anjum
Adjutant General at GHQ
In office
April 2019 – June 2019
DG Counter Terrorism Wing ISI
In office
Jan 2017 – April 2019
GOC 16 Infantry Division, Pannu Aqil
In office
June 2015 – Jan 2017
Personal details
BornChakwal, Punjab
ResidenceChaklala, Rawalpindi
Military service
Allegiance Pakistan
Branch/service Pakistan Army
RankOF-8 PakistanArmy.svg US-O9 insignia.svg Lieutenant-General
Commands(Director General of Inter-Services Intelligence DG-ISI)
Commander ( XI Corps)

Personal lifeEdit

Faiz was born in a Punjabi family where his hometown is the village of Latifal in the Chakwal District, Punjab, Pakistan. He has also remained General Officer Commanding (GOC) of 16 infantry division stationed at Pano Akil Cantonment. [5]

Commands heldEdit

  • 16 Infantry Division, Pannu Aqil. June 2015 – January 2017. Succeeded by Maj Gen Zafar Ullah Khan Khattak
  • Director General Counter Intelligence at HQ ISI. January 2017 – April 2019. Succeeded by Maj Gen Irfan Ahmed Malik
  • Adjutant General. April–June 2019. Preceded by Lt Gen Anwar Ali Hyder. Succeeded by Lt Gen Sahir Shamshad Mirza
  • Inter-Services Intelligence. June 2019 – 19 November 2021. Preceded by Lt Gen Syed Asim Munir Ahmed Shah
  • Corps Commander Peshawar since 20 November 2021.


  1. ^ (2019-06-16). "Lt Gen Faiz Hameed named new DG ISI: govt spokesperson". DAWN.COM. Retrieved 2019-06-16.
  2. ^ "Lt. Gen Faiz Hameed appointed as DG ISI among new appointments in Pakistan army". 2019-06-16. Retrieved 2019-06-16.
  3. ^ "Gen Faiz Hameed to head ISI | Pakistan Today". Retrieved 2019-06-18.
  4. ^ "Lt Gen Nadeem Ahmed Anjum appointed as DG ISI". Geo News. 6 October 2021. Retrieved 6 October 2021.
  5. ^ Ahmad, Israr (19 March 2020). "Nisar visits DG ISI residence, condoles over his mother's death". The Nation.

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Military offices
Preceded by Director General of the Inter-Services Intelligence Succeeded by