Muhammad Syrus Sajjad Qazi has been appointed as the 32nd Foreign Secretary of Pakistan by the government, replacing Asad Majeed Khan.
According to the details, the news has been confirmed by the Foreign Office Spokesperson Mumtaz Zahra Baloch in a statement on social networking website X today (Thursday, August 17). She said that Muhammad Syrus Sajjad Qazi has been appointed as the 32nd Foreign Secretary of Pakistan. He replaced Asad Majeed Khan who retires from government service upon attaining superannuation.
In another tweet, the Foreign Office Spokesperson Mumtaz Zahra Baloch wrote, “Dr. Asad Majeed Khan will be remembered for steering the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in a challenging international environment. He has earned great admiration, respect, and gratitude. We thank him for his services and wish him our best as he embarks on a new journey post-retirement.”
Asad Majeed Khan, the 31st Foreign Secretary of Pakistan, paid a farewell call to President Dr. Arif Alvi in Islamabad yesterday (Wednesday, August 16). President of Pakistan Dr. Arif Alvi felicitated Asad Majeed Khan on successfully completing his tenure as the 31st Foreign Secretary. The President also appreciated the secretary’s professionalism and the initiatives on the foreign front.
In a statement, the former Foreign Secretary said, “For nearly 35 years I have had the singular privilege and honor of serving my country in positions of great responsibility as a member of the Foreign Service of Pakistan. For this, I can never thank Allah enough for His unbounded blessings.”