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Dr Piracha appointed as Pakistan’s permanent ambassador to WTO

Dr Piracha appointed as Pakistan’s permanent ambassador to WTO

ISLAMABAD: Dr Muhammad Mujtaba Piracha has been appointed as Pakistan’s permanent ambassador to the World Trade Organisation in Geneva, Switzerland.

As per a notification, signed by the secretary to the prime minister, “The prime minister has seen and is pleased to approve the nomination of Dr Muhammad Mujtaba Piracha, merit No 1 of the panel finalised.”

Piracha is a Grade 21 officer from the Pakistan Administrative Service. He completed his PhD from the University of Sussex in the United Kingdom and a BSc in Economics from the London School of Economics. Previously, he has served in Balochistan and then in the finance and planning department in Punjab.