Pakistan’s Ambassador to Belgium, Luxembourg and the European Union

Zaheer Aslam Janjua assumed charge of his new assignment on  7th    September.

A career diplomat, he joined the Foreign Service of   Pakistan in 1988.

Before assuming his assignment in Brussels, Ambassador Janjua was serving at the headquarters as Additional Foreign Secretary (Europe). He has previously served as  Pakistan’s Ambassador to the Russian Federation from 2014 to 2016, with concurrent accreditation to the Republic of Belarus (2014-15).

Ambassador  Janjua has held various diplomatic assignments in  Pakistan’s bilateral and multilateral missions, including Amman (2007-2011), Moscow (2002-2005) Geneva (1999-2002) and Tashkent (1992-1996).

At the headquarters he held the posts of Additional Foreign Secretary (2016-2019),  Chief of State Protocol (2013), Director General (2011-2012), Director (2005-2007) Section Officer (1990-1992 and 1996-1999 ).

Ambassador Janjua holds Masters degree in Defence and Strategic Studies and is fluent in Russian language.

He is married and has a son.