Pakistan appoints ex-spy master Gen. Munir as new army chief

In this photo released by Pakistan's Prime Minister office, newly appointed Army Chief, Gen. Syed Asim Munir, left, meets with Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif, in Islamabad, Pakistan, Thursday, Nov. 24, 2022. Pakistani Prime Minister has named Munir, the country's former spy chief, as head of the military, the information minister said, ending months of speculation about the new appointment. Later on Thursday President Arif Alvi endorsed the appointment and congratulated Munir on his promotion to four-star general, according to a statement from the presidency. (Pakistan's Prime Minister Office via AP)

Pakistan appoints ex-spy master Gen. Munir as new army chief