Islamabad,: Pakistan`s Foreign Office
spokesman Abdul Basit was on Friday named as the country’s new
ambassador to Germany.
A Foreign Office statement said Basit is expected to take
up his new assignment soon. There was no word on who would
replace Basit as the spokesman.
Basit is a career diplomat who has had two stints as
Foreign Office spokesman since 2008.
He has served in Pakistan`s missions in Moscow, New York,
Geneva and London and currently holds the post of Additional
Foreign Secretary for Europe.