Foreign Office reshuffle: Dr Faisal appointed ambassador to Germany

20 other officials have been shuffled
Dec 15, 2019

Major changes are afoot in the Foreign Office. The ministry’s spokesperson Dr Mohammad Faisal is one of 21 officers to be shuffled.

Dr Faisal has been appointed Pakistan’s ambassador to Germany, replacing Johar Salim.

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 ambassador to Russia
  5. Sardar Azhar Tariq Khan appointed ambassador to Kyrgyztan
  6. Major General (retd) Umar Farooq Burki appointed ambassador to Jordan
  7. Vice Admiral (retd) Ather Mukhtar appointed ambassador to Maldives
  8. Maryam Madiha Aftab appointed ambassador to Bulgaria
  9. Zahid Hussain appointed consul general in Frankfurt
  10. Malik Mohammad Farooq appointed ambassador to Poland
  11. Mohammad Naeem Khan appointed 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 ambassador to Romania
  16. Babar Amin appointed 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 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.

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