Curriculum Vitae of
Spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Islamabad

Aisha Farooqui is a member of the Pakistan Foreign Service since 1994. She has served in several important capitals abroad in her long and diverse diplomatic career spanning more than two decades. She has also contributed towards policy making at important political desks in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Islamabad.


Professional Experience

Official Spokesperson, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Consul General of Pakistan, Houston, USA, September 2016 – August 2019

Minister/Deputy Head of Mission, Pakistan Embassy, Ankara, Turkey, August 2013 – June 2016

Director Americas, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Islamabad, January – July 2013

Director India, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Islamabad, July 2010 – December 2012

Counselor, Pakistan High Commission, London, United Kingdom, November 2006 – June 2010

First Secretary, Pakistan Embassy, Cairo, Egypt, August 2004 – October 2006

Deputy Director, United Nations Division, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Islamabad, January 2003 – July 2004

Second Secretary/Alternate Permanent Delegate of Pakistan to UNESCO, Paris, France, September 1999 – October 2002
Desk Officer, Western European Countries, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Islamabad, February 1998- July 1999

Desk Officer, International Organizations and the Commonwealth, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Islamabad, February 1996- June 1997



Masters in International Relations, Quaid-e-Azam University Islamabad.

Bachelor of Arts, Karachi University.

Diploma in French Language, Culture and Civilization, Alliance Francaise, Paris, France


Other Interests

Author of “Musings of a Nomad-Essays on Life and Living” Blue Ear Books, 2018

Volunteering and supporting philanthropic causes

Avid reader and collector of political biographies as well as books on philosophy and spirituality

Ms. Farooqui is a native of Karachi, Pakistan.

She is fluent in French, English and Urdu


Contact Details:


Twitter: @ForeignOfficePk

Office No. 051-9210002

Mobile No. +9231-85139417

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