Wednesday , January 17 2018

Tajik ambassador assumes charge of acting Dean of diplomatic corps

Shaukat Hussain Butt

Islamabad: Ambassador of Tajikistan Sherali Jononov has been nominated as Acting Dean of Diplomatic Corps.

The announcement was made during a farewell reception held for the outgoing ambassadors of Turkey and Lebanon. The Dean of Diplomatic Corps Ambassador of Kazakhstan made this announcement. The Dean is leaving Pakistan after completing his tenure in Pakistan.

Ambassador of Tajikistan being a senior ambassador shall assume the office and will continue to hold the office till the decision of the new Dean. It is mostly likely that Ambassador Sherali will become permanent Dean also.

The outgoing Dean hosted a farewell reception for the ambassadors of Turkey and Lebanon to bid them farewell. Both Ambassadors of Turkey and Lebanon in their speeches termed their stay in Pakistan as memorable.

During tenure of Turkish ambassador Sadik Babur Girgin relations between two countries got huge impetus. The Turkish President came to Pakistan four times during his tenure as ambassador, which ostensibly is a big achievement for any ambassador.

Ambassador of Lebanon Mona al Tannir also termed her Pakistan stay remarkable and said she will surely miss great hospitality extended to her during her stay in Pakistan. She said she is going to Jakarta for a new posting but still she would remember her

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