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Zahid Hafeez Chaudhry Appointed as New FO Spokesperson

ISLAMABAD: Federal government on Wednesday appointed Zahid Hafeez as foreign office spokesman, replacing Aisha Farooqui.

A notification for the appointment of Zahid Hafeez has been issued. According to sources, Aisha Farooqui was replaced after she is going for a training course.

He has served for 26 years in the foreign office and remained at the post of Director General South Asia and SAARC before being handed over the new responsibility. He also served as DG Afghanistan, Iran, Turkey and joint secretary national security.

He also served at Pakistani Embassy in Washington and High Commission in London.

It is pertinent to mention here that the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on 19 December 2019 announced the appointment of Director General Aisha Farooqui as the new spokesperson of Foreign Office.