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‘Time to move on’: Maleeha Lodhi says goodbye to the UN role

Pakistan’s representative to UN in New York Maleeha Lodhi will be replaced by Munir Akram as per an official notification released on Monday. The official notification stated that Prime minister Imran Khan has made a new appointment. The notification released few days after PM speech in UNGA.

Dr. Maleeha Lodhi tweeted on her official twitter account that she intends to move forward after the UNGA session. She thanked over her time as a UN diplomat from the country.

In another tweet, she said that she is humbled by the gratitude she received from the recent PM’s visit. She wishes luck to her successor Munir Akram.

Maleeha Lodhi was the first women to hold the position of  Pakistan’s representative to the  UN. She was born on 15 November 1952. She worked as a Pakistan delegate to the US two times. She studied political sciences from London school of economics. Maleeha also served as UN secretary general ‘s advisory board on disarmament affairs from 2001 to 2005.

She was the first women in all of Asia to become the editor of the daily newspaper. She is a writer of two books: Pakistan’s Encounter with Democracy & The External Challenge. Her latest book, Beyond the ‘Crisis State,’ was published in 2011 by C Hurst, Columbia University Press & Oxford University Press. It has entered in its fifth edition.

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