Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri has been appointed as new Foreign Office spokesperson, altering Aisha Farooqui on Wednesday.

A notification for the appointment of Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri was issued proper right here. Aisha Farooqui goes for teaching.

Chaudhri has been a occupation diplomat for 27 years and was beforehand serving on the Ministry of Foreign Affairs as a result of the director-general of South Asia. He moreover served as DG Afghanistan, Iran, Turkey and joint secretary nationwide security.

Hafeez Chaudhri moreover served at Pakistan Embassy in Washington and the High Commission in London.

Aisha Farooqui, the current spokesperson, will give her remaining weekly briefing as we converse (Thursday). She assumed the put up in December 2019, altering Dr Muhammad Faisal, who was appointed as Pakistan’s Ambassador to Germany.

Aisha Farooqui is a occupation diplomat who joined the Foreign Services of Pakistan in 1994. She had served as consul frequent of Pakistan in Houston, the United States sooner than the newest mission.

Moreover, Chaudhri is a seasoned diplomat who joined the Foreign Service in 1993 the place he was part of numerous diplomatic missions abroad.

He then served on the Embassy of Pakistan, Washington DC, and the High Commission for Pakistan, London as properly. As the director-general for Afghanistan, Iran and Turkey on the Foreign Office, he dealt with the Afghan peace course of.

He has a grasp’s diploma in International Law from the University of London and a second grasp’s in Business Administration.


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