Goodbye Basit, welcome Tehmina


ISLAMABAD – Diplomatic Correspondents Association of Pakistan (DCAP) hosted a reception to bid farewell to former foreign office spokesman Abdul Basit and welcome his successor Tehmina Janjua. Those who attended the reception to say good bye to Mr Basit and welcome Ms Janjua included journalists covering foreign office, MoFA officials and number of ambassadors and other senior diplomats. Mr Basit expressed his appreciations and thanked the diplomatic correspondents for cooperating with him during his tenure in spokesperson’s office.
He hoped to carry on the relationship with the journalists in his new role as additional secretary of Europe and FoDP desks. The new spokesperson Ms Tehmina Janjua, speaking on the occasion, expressed the hope that the cooperation between the media and foreign office would be continue. She said that though she expected the spokesperson’s role to be a very challenging one, but she would try to meet the high standards set by her predecessor.