Pakistan envoy for Afghanistan resigns

Pakistan Special Envoy for Afghanistan resigns

The Special Representative for Afghanistan Affairs in Pakistan, Mohammad Sadiq, has resigned from his position for ‘personal’ reasons. Appointed to the post in June 2020, Mohammad Sadiq previously served as Pakistan’s ambassador to Afghanistan from 2008 to 2014.

“After serving close to three years as Pakistan’s Special Representative for Afghanistan, I have requested the Government that the time had come for me to move on and focus on my personal pursuits – family, books and agriculture/environment,” Mohammad Sadiq tweeted on Wednesday.

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“I deeply appreciate the hard work of many of my colleagues who spent long hours to make Pakistan-Afghanistan relationship work,” Mr Sadiq wrote. 

The Pakistani government hasn’t appointed a replacement for Mohammad Sadiq.