Famous Diplomats from Pakistan

List of notable or famous diplomats from Pakistan, with bios and photos, including the top diplomats born in Pakistan and even some popular diplomats who immigrated to Pakistan. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Pakistani diplomats then this list is the perfect resource for you. These diplomats are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known diplomat from Pakistan is included when available.

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  • Abul Fateh (16 May 1924 – 4 December 2010) was a Bangladeshi diplomat, statesman and Sufi who was one of the founding fathers of South Asian diplomacy after the Second World War, having been the founder and inaugural Director of Pakistan's Foreign Service Academy and subsequently becoming Bangladesh's first Foreign Secretary when it gained its independence in 1971. He was Bangladesh's senior-most diplomat both during the 'Liberation War' period of its Mujibnagar administration as well as in peacetime. A former Carnegie Fellow in International Peace and Rockefeller Foundation Scholar and Research Fellow, he has been described as "soft-spoken and scholarly" and "a lesson for all ...more
    • Age: Dec. at 86 (1924-2010)
    • Birthplace: Kishoreganj District, Bangladesh
  • Agha Hilaly
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    Agha Hilaly (1911 – 6 February 2001) (Urdu: آغا هلالی‎) was one of Pakistan's senior most diplomats who held several high offices in the Government of Pakistan, including Pakistan's Ambassador to the United States from 21 October 1966 to 20 October 1971.
    • Age: Dec. at 90 (1911-2001)
    • Birthplace: Bangalore, India
  • Agha Shahi (Urdu: آغا شا ﮨی‎; 25 August 1920 – 6 September 2006), NI, was a Pakistani career Foreign service officer who was the leading civilian figure in the military government of former President General Zia-ul-Haq from 1977 to 1982. A diplomat and technocrat by profession, he joined Foreign Services in 1951 and held important diplomatic assignments in the United States, China, and the United Nations. He served as the Foreign secretary— the leading bureaucratic position in Pakistan Government— in 1973 until 1977, after Zulfikar Ali Bhutto's government was dismissed (see Codename Fair Play).However, he immediately served as the foreign policy adviser to upcoming Chief Martial Law ...more
    • Age: Dec. at 86 (1920-2006)
    • Birthplace: Bangalore, India
  • Ahmed Ali is the name of: Ahmed Ali (sprinter) (born 1993), Sudanese sprinter Ahmed Ali (Ghanaian athlete) (born 1972), Ghanaian sprinter Ahmed Ali (footballer, born 1988), Egyptian defender playing for Al Ahly SC Ahmed Ali (footballer, born 1990), Emirati forward playing for Al Dhafra FC Ahmed Ali (politician) (1938–2005), Fijian academic and politician Ahmed Ali Ahmed, former leader of al-Qaeda in Iraq Ahmed Ali Butt (born 1975), Pakistani television actor, singer and model Ahmed Ali Kamel (born 1986), Egyptian striker playing for Zamalek SC Ahmed Ali Lahori (1887–1961), Sufi Muslim scholar Ahmed Ali Moadhed (born 1980), Emirati footballer playing for Al Ain FC Ahmed Ali (writer) ...more
    • Age: Dec. at 84 (1910-1994)
    • Birthplace: Delhi, India
  • Akbar S. Ahmed
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    Akbar Salahuddin Ahmed, (born. January 15, 1943) also known as Akbar Ahmed, is an American-Pakistani academic, author, poet, playwright, filmmaker and former diplomat. He currently holds the Ibn Khaldun Chair of Islamic Studies and is Professor of International Relations at the American University in Washington, D.C. A former Pakistani High Commissioner to the UK and Ireland, Ahmed was a member of the Civil Service of Pakistan and served as Political Agent in South Waziristan Agency and Commissioner in Baluchistan. He also served as the Iqbal Fellow (Chair of Pakistan Studies) at the University of Cambridge as well as holding teaching positions at Harvard, Princeton, and the U.S. Naval ...more
    • Age: 57
    • Birthplace: Allahabad, India
  • Ashraf Qazi
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    Ashraf Qazi

    Ashraf Jehangir Qazi (born 1942) is a politician from Pakistan. He has held several national and international appointments as a diplomat.
    • Age: 81