On Thursday, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs announces the appointment of Director General Ms. Aisha Farooqui as the new Foreign Office spokesperson.
According to a notification dated December 17, 2019 and issued on Thursday,
According to a notification dated December 17, 2019 and issued here on Thursday, Ms. Aisha Farooqui, Director General, has been transferred and posted as Director General/Spokesperson of the Foreign Office with immediate effect and until further orders.
Farooqui will replace the incumbent Foreign Office Spokesperson Dr Mohammad Faisal, who has now been nominated as Pakistan’s Ambassador to Germany.
As a diplomat, Aisha Farooqui has a diverse career profile spanning from more than two decades. In Pakistan’s Missions, Farooqui has served in France, Egypt, UK, Turkey and the United States of America, as well as the Foreign Ministry in Islamabad.
Another information added in the notification is that, Sajjad Ahmed Seehar, Director General, on return from NMC (National Management Course) has also been transferred and posted as Member Directing Staff, National Defense University.