Permanent Representative of Pakistan to the United Nations

The Permanent Representative of Pakistan to the United Nations (Urdu: اقوام متحدہ میں پاکستان کا مستقل مندوب‎) is the diplomatic position representing Pakistan on all platforms of the United Nations (UN) in New York City. Apart from the Pakistan Mission to the UN in New York, there is another Pakistan Mission based at the UNO office in Geneva, Switzerland.

Ambassador of Pakistan to the United Nations of Pakistan
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Munir Akram

since 30 November 2019
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
StyleHis Excellency Ambassador
ResidenceManhattan, New York City
NominatorPrime Minister of Pakistan
AppointerPresident of Pakistan
Term length3 years
Inaugural holderPatras Bokhari
Formation30 September 1947; 73 years ago (1947-09-30)
DeputyMohammad Aamir Khan Deputy Permanent Representative
WebsitePakistan Mission – UN

The mission is usually headed by a career foreign service officer, but has historically been led by an eminent personalities from business, media, law and other areas and are usually political appointees. The current holder of the position is Munir Akram, prominent previous holders include Dr. Maleeha Lodhi, Masood Khan and Muhammad Zafarullah Khan.

List of ambassadorsEdit

Name Entered office Left office
Syed Itaat Husain 1948 1951
Patras Bokhari 1951 1954
Prince Aly Khan February 1958 May 1960
Muhammad Zafrullah Khan 1961 1964
Syed Amjad Ali 1964 1967
Agha Shahi 1967 1972
Iqbal Akhund 1972 ?
Niaz A. Naik 1978 1982
Sardar Shah Nawaz 1982 1989
Jamsheed Marker September 1990 March 1995
Ahmad Kamal March 1995 August 1999
Inam-ul-Haq August 1999 February 2000
Shamshad Ahmad February 2000 May 2002
Munir Akram May 2002 September 2008
Hussain Haroon September 2008 October 2012
Masood Khan October 2012 January 2015
Maleeha Lodhi February 2015 30 September 2019
Munir Akram September 2019 incumbent[1]


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