Previous to his appointment because the spokesperson, Iftikhar held senior positions in Pakistan and within the nation’s overseas missions, the assertion mentioned.
Iftikhar graduated from the College of Engineering and Expertise in 1991. He was appointed as a director within the Ministry of International Affairs in 2009 and later additionally served because the director-general (United Nations) on the ministry from 2014 to 2017, in keeping with the FO web site.
In the meantime, Chaudhri, who was appointed because the FO spokesperson in August final 12 months, has been posted because the excessive commissioner to Australia and can depart quickly to take up his publish within the nation, the FO assertion additional mentioned.
That is the third time a International Workplace spokesperson has been modified in lower than two years.
On Aug 5, 2020, Chaudhri had changed Aisha Farooqui who was appointed FO spokesperson in December 2019.
Farooqui was reportedly continuing on a coaching course.