Tehmina Janjua the new foreign secretary.

 

Tehmina Janjua, who is presently serving as Pakistan representative to the UN, will take charge as foreign secretary from the first week of March, the Foreign Office said.

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif approved her appointment after vetting all names for the key diplomatic post.

She will be replacing incumbent Foreign Secretary Aizaz Ahmed Chaudhry, who has been designated as country’s envoy to the United States.