Pakistan on Monday appointed Ambassador Munir Akram as Permanent Representative of Pakistan to the United Nations in New York, in place of Dr Maleeha Lodhi. Munir Akram had already served as Pakistan Permanent Representative to the United Nations from 2002-2008 after serving on the similar position to the UN in Geneva from 1995 to 2002. According to a Foreign Office statement, Muhammad Aejaz, Additional Secretary (AIT) at Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) has been appointed as Ambassador of Pakistan to Hungary. Syed Sajjad Haider, presently serving as Charge d’ Affaires (AP) of Pakistan to Pyongyang has been posted as Ambassador of Pakistan to Kuwait. Khalil Ahmad Hashmi, presently serving as Director General (UN) at the MoFA has been appointed as Permanent Representative of Pakistan to the UN in Geneva. Imran Ahmad Siddiqui, presently serving as Consul General of Pakistan in Toronto has been posted as High Commissioner of Pakistan for Dhaka, Bangladesh. Ahsan K K Wagan, presently serving as Charge d’ Affaires (AP) in Niamey, Niger has been appointed as Ambassador of Pakistan to Muscat, Oman. Major General Muhammad Saad Khattak has been appointed as the High Commissioner of Pakistan to Sri Lanka. Abdul Hamid has been appointed as Pakistan’s Consul General in Toronto while Abrar Hussain Hashmi has been appointed as Pakistan’s Consul General in Houston, an MoFA statement said.