Ambassador Syrus Sajjad Qazi assumes role of 32nd Foreign Secretary of Pakistan

Foreign OfficeAmbassador Syrus Sajjad Qazi assumes role of 32nd Foreign Secretary of Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: Ambassador Muhammad Syrus Sajjad Qazi has assumed the role of 32nd Foreign Secretary of Pakistan succeeding Ambassador Dr. Asad Majeed Khan.

Ambassador Syrus Sajjad Qazi assumes role of 32nd Foreign Secretary of Pakistan
Ambassador Syrus Sajjad Qazi

Syrus Sajjad Qazi brings with him extensive experience in bilateral and multilateral diplomacy having served at Pakistan’s Permanent Mission to the United Nations, Geneva (from 1995 to 1999), Pakistan’s High Commission in New Delhi (from 2005 to 2006), and our Embassy in Washington D.C. (from 2006 to 2013).


Ambassador Qazi served as Pakistan’s Ambassador to Hungary from 2015 to 2017 and to Türkiye from 2017 to 2022.

Meanwhile, Ambassador Dr. Asad Majeed Khan retired from the government service on August 16 upon attaining superannuation.

“We extend our heartfelt gratitude to Dr. Asad Majeed Khan for his dedicated service and steadfast commitment to diplomacy,” the Spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Mumtaz Zahra Baloch on Thursday.

The Spokesperson said that under Asad Majeed’s leadership, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs navigated complex global challenges and worked to strengthen Pakistan’s international partnerships.

Mumtaz Zahra Baloch said that Dr. Asad Majeed Khan will also be remembered for his efforts for capacity building of the Foreign Service of Pakistan which will bear long-lasting fruits for the Service and for the nation.

“We celebrate his many accomplishments, thank him for his services to the country and wish him success in all his future endeavours,” she said.

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