Pakistan`s ambassador to US gets two-year extension

Husain Haqqani will remain United States` ambassador till May 25, 2013.

Updated: Apr 09, 2011, 00:39 AM IST

Islamabad: Pakistan`s Ambassador to the US, Husain Haqqani, has got a two-year extension, it was reported here on Friday.

"I serve as long as I enjoy the confidence of President Asif Ali Zardari and Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani," Dawn quoted Haqqani as saying.

"I took this responsibility at a difficult time but I am satisfied that I did my best to serve the interests of my country."
He got the extension this week and will remain ambassador till May 25, 2013.