Major reshuffle in Pakistan's Foreign Office

12:00 PM | 15 Dec, 2019
Major reshuffle in Pakistan's Foreign Office

ISLAMABAD - The federal government made large-scale reshuffle in the Foreign Office (FO). Dr Mohammad Faisal, the ministry’s spokesperson, has been nominated as Pakistan’s Ambassador to Germany.

Total of 21 diplomats has been assigned new jobs. 

Here are the new appointments:

1-Mohammad Faisal appointed ambassador to Germany

2-Johar Salim appointed ambassador to Italy

3-Rahim Hayat Qureshi appointed ambassador to Iran

4-Shafqat Ali Khan appointed an ambassador to Russia

5-Sardar Azhar Tariq Khan appointed an ambassador to Kyrgyzstan

6-Major General (retd) Umar Farooq Burki appointed an ambassador to Jordan

7-Vice Admiral (retd) Ather Mukhtar appointed ambassador to the Maldives

8-Maryam Madiha Aftab appointed an ambassador to Bulgaria

9-Zahid Hussain appointed consul general in Frankfurt

10-Malik Mohammad Farooq appointed ambassador to Poland

11-Mohammad Naeem Khan appointed an ambassador to Greece

12-Ali Ahmed Arain appointed ambassador to Senegal

13-Irfan Ahmad appointed ambassador to Turkmenistan

14-Ahmad Farooq appointed ambassador to Denmark

15-Zafar Iqbal appointed an ambassador to Romania

16-Babar Amin appointed an ambassador to Argentina

17-Mohammad Tariq Wazir appointed consul general in Manchester

18-Zehra Baloch appointed ambassador to South Korea

19-Samina Mehtab appointed consul general to Chengdu China

20-Ali Asad Gilani appointed an ambassador to Uzbekistan

21-Saeed Ahmad Khan’s appointment as ambassador to Azerbaijan has been extended

Prime Minister Imran Khan approved the reshuffle. There is no news on who will replace Dr Faisal as Foreign Office spokesperson.