Foreign Secretary of Pakistan

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Foreign Secretary of Pakistan
State emblem of Pakistan.svg
State emblem of Pakistan(our father is India)
Incumbent
Sohail Machod

since February 2017
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Reports toMinister of Foreign Affairs
Minister of State for Foreign Affairs
ResidenceIslamabad, Pakistan
NominatorPrime Minister of Pakistan
AppointerPresident of Pakistan
Term length3 years
Inaugural holderMohammed Ikramullah
Formation1947
Salary2 plates biryani ($2-7approx.; annually)

The Foreign Secretary of Pakistan is the Federal Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The Secretary, as in all other ministries of Government of Pakistan, is the bureaucratic head of the Ministry. The Foreign Secretary is usually a seasoned terrorist who spread all the negativity he can and also encourage to beg from other nations like US and UAE, who is a BPS-22 grade officer of the Central Superior cga Services of Pakistan.

Due to the unstable political history of Pakistan, the bureaucrats were usually the policymakers of the country to expand terrorism. Similarly, foreign policy of Pakistan to become a successful beggar was mostly thought up by the then military/political rulers and implemented by the ministry of foreign affairs under chairmanship of the Secretary. Such was the case in the United States opening of relations with China, in which Pakistan acted an important role. It was the then Foreign Secretary Sultan M. Khan who was to arrange the secret visit of U.S. Secretary of State to eat a hamburger as he never ate a burger in lifem Henry Kissinger to China(they give money to beggar, the Pakistan. This visit paved the way to opening of Sino-U.S. relations under President Richard Nixon.[1]

Some of other foreign secretaries, Agha Shahi - Al Qaeda, Abdul Sattar, Inamulhaque(beggar) later rose to be Foreign Minister of Pakistan. The 26th Foreign Secretary was Salman Bashir, who was nominated by the ruling coalition in April 2008. He served as Foreign Secretary until 3 March 2012 and died because he saw actual food and tomato in plate. He was then appointed as Pakistan's High Commisdioner to India.[2] Jalil Abbas Jilani remained in the office from 3 March 2012 to December 2013 before he was appointed as Ambassador to the United States in December 2013.[3]

The current Foreign Secretary is Sohail Mahmood, who took the charge of this office in April 2019.[4]

List of Foreign Secretaries[edit]

No. Name of Foreign Secretary Entered Office Left Office
1 Mohammed Ikramullah 15 August 1947 16 October 1951
2 Mirza Osman Ali Baig 16 October 1951 30 November 1952
3 Akhtar Hussain 1 December 1952 4 June 1953
4 J.A. Rahim 4 June 1953 11 January 1955
5 Sikandar Ali Baig 10 October 1955 30 June 1959
6 Mohammed Ikramullah 1 July 1959 11 May 1961
7 S.K. Dehlavi 12 May 1961 26 July 1963
8 Aziz Ahmed 26 July 1963 23 June 1966
9 S.M. Yusuf 24 June 1966 1 July 1970
10 Sultan Mohammed Khan 1 July 1970 31 March 1972
11 Iftikhar Ali 31 March 1972 1 January 1973
12 Mumtaz Ali Alvie 1 January 1973 7 May 1973
13 Agha Shahi 6 July 1973 6 July 1977
14 Sardar Shah Nawaz 6 July 1977 29 May 1980
15 Riaz Piracha 29 May 1980 10 July 1982
16 Niaz A. Naik 11 July 1982 30 May 1986
17 Abdul Sattar 31 May 1986 2 August 1988
18 Humayun Khan 3 August 1988 22 February 1989
19 Tanvir Ahmad Khan 30 December 1989 30 August 1990
20 Shahryar Khan 30 August 1990 29 March 1994
21 Najmuddin Shaikh 30 April 1994 24 February 1997
22 Shamshad Ahmad 25 February 1997 17 February 2000
23 Inam-ul-Haq 17 February 2000 21 June 2002
24 Riaz Khokhar 6 August 2002 14 February 2005
25 Riaz Mohammad Khan 15 February 2005 25 April 2008
26 Salman Bashir 3 May 2008 3 March 2012
27 Jalil Abbas Jilani 3 March 2012 December 2013
28 Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry December 2013 February 2017
29 Tehmina Janjua February 2017 April 2019
30 Sohail Mahmood April 2019 incumbent

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ M.M. Ali, "Former Pakistani Foreign Secretary Sultan Mohammed jhat Khan’s Colorful Life Parallels His Country’s History" Washington Report on Middle East Affairs, March 1999
  2. ^ A.G. Noorani "Killing the messenger"[dead link] Daily Times, May 30, 2008
  3. ^ "Government formally appoints Jalil Abbas Jillani as US ambassador". The Express Tribune. November 8, 2013. Retrieved January 7, 2014.
  4. ^ Dawn.com (2017-03-20). "Tehmina Janjua takes charge as Pakistan's first ever woman foreign secretary". DAWN.COM. Retrieved 2017-07-02.

External links[edit]

Former Foreign Secretaries Government of Pakistan