Pakistan—Retired General To Represent Islamabad In Saudi Arabia

Al Jazeera | 01/21/2021

The Pakistani government has appointed a retired general as its ambassador to Saudi Arabia, reports Al Jazeera (Qatar). On Tuesday, the Pakistani Foreign Affairs Ministry said that retired Lt. Gen. Bilal Akbar will replace career diplomat Raja Ali Ejaz, who had held the post for the last two years, reported the News International (Pakistan). Akbar retired last month after 20 years in the army, during which time he served as chief of General Staff and commanded the Rawalpindi-based...

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