Tehmina Janjua becomes Foreign Office’s first female head

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Foreign Office on Monday stated the appointment of Tehmina Janjua as Pakistan’s 29th foreign secretary. She is also the first woman to be appointed to the top diplomatic position.

She has replaced Aizaz Chaudhary, who has now taken up the charge of Pakistan’s Ambassador to the United States.

Janjua was formerly serving as Pakistan’s ambassador and permanent representative to the United Nations in Geneva.

Her career as a diplomat spans over 32 years. She holds Master’s degrees from Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad and Columbia University, New York.

She also served as spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 2011 and Ambassador of Pakistan to Italy from December 2011 to October 2015.

Foreign Office on Monday stated the appointment of Tehmina Janjua as Pakistan’s 29th foreign secretary. She is also the first woman to be appointed to the top diplomatic position.

She has replaced Aizaz Chaudhary, who has now taken up the charge of Pakistan’s Ambassador to the United States.

Janjua was formerly serving as Pakistan’s ambassador and permanent representative to the United Nations in Geneva.

Her career as a diplomat spans over 32 years. She holds Master’s degrees from Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad and Columbia University, New York.

She also served as spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 2011 and Ambassador of Pakistan to Italy from December 2011 to October 2015.

Foreign Office on Monday stated the appointment of Tehmina Janjua as Pakistan’s 29th foreign secretary. She is also the first woman to be appointed to the top diplomatic position.

She has replaced Aizaz Chaudhary, who has now taken up the charge of Pakistan’s Ambassador to the United States.

Janjua was formerly serving as Pakistan’s ambassador and permanent representative to the United Nations in Geneva.

Her career as a diplomat spans over 32 years. She holds Master’s degrees from Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad and Columbia University, New York.

She also served as spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 2011 and Ambassador of Pakistan to Italy from December 2011 to October 2015.

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