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Sohail Mahmood takes charge as new Pak Foreign Secy, calls on FM Qureshi to discuss foreign policy

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Former to India, on Wednesday took charge as the country's new

Shortly after taking over, Mahmood called on to discuss issues related to the foreign policy of the country.

"assumed charge and called on the today," tweeted Dr Mohammad Faisal, of

Radio quoted Qureshi as saying that Mahmood is a seasoned and experienced diplomat, and has a long experience of serving at important positions including the former to In response to Qureshi's remarks, Mahmood said that he will make the utmost efforts to perform his duties to the best of his capabilities.

The government on March 31 named Mahmood as the new of the country. Mahmood replaced former Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua, who retired on April 16 after serving as FS for two years. Mahmood along with Janjua had on Tuesday night interacted with the community, in

Mahmood has diverse experience of bilateral as well as multilateral diplomacy under his belt. He also headed the and Division as and was the in the Foreign Secretary's office.

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First Published: Wed, April 17 2019. 14:35 IST