Pak­istan new US en­voy Dr. Ma­jeed takes charge to­day

The Financial Daily - - FRONT PAGE -

WASH­ING­TON: Pak­istan's new am­bas­sador-des­ig­nate to the United States, Dr Asad Ma­jid, will take charge of the of­fice on Wednes­day.

Dr Ma­jeed is a ca­reer diplo­mat and was serv­ing as Pak­istan's am­bas­sador to Tokyo. He re­placed Ali Je­hangir Sid­diqui who was nom­i­nated by the PML-N gov­ern­ment days be­fore its de­par­ture but stayed here for more than eight months from May 9 to Dec 25, 2018.

He served as Pak­istan's Charge d'Af­faires ad in­terim to the United States from May 2013 to Jan­uary 2014 and as Deputy Chief of Mis­sion from March 2012 to Septem­ber 2015. - NNI

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