Ali Siddiqui to assume office today as Pakistan’s new envoy to US

Islamabad: Pakistan’s ambassador-designate to the United States (US) Ali Jahangir Siddiqui is all set to assume charge today. He will replace the outgoing Pakistani ambassador to Washington Aizaz Ahmed Chaudhry  and will be sworn in as the new envoy to United .

According to media  the newly appointed Ambassador of Pakistan to the United States, Ali Jahangir Siddiqui was welcomed at the airport by Rizwan Saeed Sheikh, the deputy chief of Pakistan Mission to the US.

Siddiqui, an investment banking expert by profession holds a BA in Economics from Cornell University, US,   was appointed by the federal government as Pakistan’s ambassador to the US last month. In 2014, he was honoured as a Young Global Leader by World Economic Forum.

He has previously served in the capacity of special assistant to Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, with the status of a state minister. He has also served as a member of the Privatisation Commission, the Private Sector Advisory Board of the Planning Commission, the Sindh Board of Investment, and a member of the Community Development Board of the Government of Sindh.

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