ISLAMABAD: Minister for Interior Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan on Monday hosted a lunch in the honour of former DG ISI Lt. Gen. Rizwan Akhtar.

The Minister appreciated the professionalism of Lt.Gen. Rizwan Akhtar during his tenure as ISI chief for tackling internal and external threats with utmost dedication which assured the security of the country, said a press release issued here Monday.

Chief Minister Punjab Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif, Federal Minister for Finance and Revenue Ishaq Dar, Minister for Railways Khawaja Saad Rafique and National Security Advisor Lt. General (Retd) Naseer Janjua also attended the lunch.

Newly appointed DG ISI Lt. General Mukhtar Naveed was also present on the occasion.