Career diplomat Asad Majeed Khan appointed as Pakistan's new Foreign Secretary

Updated: Dec 2 2022 5:12PM

Islamabad, Dec 2 (PTI) Pakistan on Friday appointed career diplomat Asad Majeed Khan, whose name appeared in the ‘Cipher Conspiracy’ controversy, as its new foreign secretary, ending weeks of uncertainty over the key appointment.

Majeed Khan is presently posted as Pakistan's Ambassador to Belgium, European Union and Luxembourg, the Foreign Office said in a tweet.

“Dr Asad Majeed Khan, presently posted as Pakistan’s Ambassador to Belgium, the European Union and Luxembourg, has been appointed as the new Foreign Secretary,” it tweeted.