SHAH ALAM: New DISD boss. Deputy Defence Intelligence Staff Division (DISD) chief Maj General Datuk Ahmad Norihan Jalal has been promoted as Lt General and appointed as the DISD chief in a ceremony yesterday. He is now the Armed Forces head of intelligence or director-general.
Ahmad Norihan was among seven Tentera Darat officers who were promoted and appointed to new positions in a ceremony conducted by Army chief General Zamrose Mohd Zain at the Sungei Besi camp, BTDM reported.
Ahmad Norihan, a career intelligence officer, replaced Lt Gen Sheikh Mohsin Sheikh Hassan.
Others promoted include Lt Col Johari Ismail who was promoted as Colonel and appointed as Risik Colonel, Cawangan Risik, Western Field Command and Lt Col Wan Rohizan Hassan, also promoted to Colonel and assumed the role as the Army Special Officer at the government procurement division of the Finance Ministry.
Four officers were promoted to the rank of Lt Colonel, Mej Hisham Abdul Manaf, appointed as the CO of the 5th RMR and Mej Zahari Affandi Mat Nor as the CO of the Eight Ranger Regiment (Para). Also promoted were Mej Wai Lung (RMC head instructor) and Mej Hasbullah Salleh (Staff Officer 1, Religious) Eastern Field Command. In his speech, Zamrose told the newly promoted officers to be the best example for the other ranks to emulate.
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