OTTAWA, Canada: Raza Bashir Tarar has assumed the responsibilities of new High Commissioner of Pakistan to Canada.
Raza Bashir Tarar joined the Foreign Service of Pakistan in 1987.
He has held various diplomatic assignments in Pakistan Missions abroad: Manila (1991-1994), Brussels (1999-2002), Tokyo (2003-2004) and New York (UN) (2008-2013). He has also served as High Commissioner of Pakistan to Kenya from August 2015 to February 2019
While in New York, he served as Pakistan Deputy Permanent Representative to the United Nations and Deputy Representative to the UN Security Council
Raza Bashir Tarar held different assignments in Islamabad. As the Director General (Disarmament) from 2013 to 2015, he led Pakistan’s delegations to various international conferences as well as bilateral disarmament dialogues.