Pakistan’s new ambassador presents credentials to US president

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WASHINGTON: Pakistan’s new ambassador to US Dr Asad Majeed Khan has presented his credentials to US President Donald Trump at a ceremony held at the White House.
According to a press release issued by Pakistan’s embassy in Washington on Saturday, the ambassador conveyed the greetings of Pakistan’s leadership to President Trump who reciprocated with similar positive sentiments for Prime Minister Imran Khan.
The press release stated that President Trump that he wants to explore opportunities for the two countries to work closely together and to renew their partnership.
Dr Majeed, until recently Pakistan’s ambassador in Tokyo, replaced Ali Jehangir Siddiqui who was appointed by the PML-N government days before its departure. Siddiqui held the position for more than seven months from May 9 to Dec 25, 2018 before being relieved of his duties by the incumbent PTI government.

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