Britain appoints Jane Marriott as first female envoy to Pakistan

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The United Kingdom appointed Jane Marriott as the next British High Commissioner to Pakistan, making her the first female British envoy to Islamabad.

An Overview of the News

  • Jane Marriott previously served as the High Commissioner to Kenya since September 2019.

  • She will replace Dr Christian Turner, who held the position of British Ambassador to Pakistan since December 2019.

  • Prior to his diplomatic career, he held roles in the Cabinet Office and the Home Office.

About United Kingdom

  • It is an island nation located in northwestern Europe. It consists of four countries: England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.

Capital - London

Prime Minister - Rishi Sunak

Emperor - Charles III

About Pakistan

  • Capital - Islamabad

  • Chairman - Arif Alvi

  • Prime Minister - Shahbaz Sharif

  • President of the Senate - Sadiq Sanjrani

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