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Sohail Mahmood takes charge as Pakistan Foreign Secy

IANS  |  Islamabad 

Former High Commissioner to India on Wednesday took charge as the country's new and called on Qureshi to discuss issues related to the foreign policy of the country.

Mahmood replaces who retired on April 16 after serving as Pakistan's for two years.

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Qureshi congratulated Mahmood and called him a "seasoned and experienced diplomat", Geo News reported.

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.

Mahmood previously served as Pakistan's to Before that, he served as the to and Permanent to the UNESCO for four years till 2013.

Mahmood also served as for Pakistan's delegation to the before assuming office in

He was for at the headquarters before leaving for



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First Published: Wed, April 17 2019. 15:40 IST