President Arif Alvi on Thursday received a briefing on national security and the situation in Afghanistan at the Inter-Services Intelligence headquarters, a statement from the President’s Secretariat said. The ISI, according to the statement, also briefed the president on cybersecurity “as he was keenly interested in the matter”. Director-General Inter-Services Intelligence Lieutenant General Faiz Hameed welcomed the president on his arrival at the ISI headquarters. The president appreciated the efforts of the ISI for national security and expressed his satisfaction over its professional preparedness. DG ISI briefs parliamentarians on current situation in Afghanistan, Kashmir. On July 1, Lt Gen Hameed had briefed parliamentarians during an in-camera meeting of the Parliamentary Committee on National Security at the Parliament House. The meeting had lasted for eight hours and ended in the parliamentarians expressing satisfaction over the briefing provided by the country’s security apparatus. The meeting was chaired by National Assembly Speaker Asad Qaiser. Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa and the Director-General of the Inter-Services Public Relations (DG ISPR) Major General Babar Iftikhar were also in attendance.