However, his replacement on the key post of Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) chief was not immediately announced.
Hameed was appointed as head of the spy agency on June 16, 2019, in a military shake-up.
He had previously served in the ISI as the head of internal security.
He is considered as close to Army chief General Qamar Bajwa and was appointed as ISI head at a crucial time due to several external and internal security challenges.
He oversaw the crucial changes in Afghanistan where the Taliban took control in August.
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