Hina Rabbani Khar to be Pakistan’s foreign minister

July 18th, 2011 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS  

Yousuf Raza Gilani Islamabad, July 18 (IANS) Hina Rabbani Khar will be the new foreign minister of Pakistan, a media report said Monday. Her elevation comes a week ahead of India-Pakistan talks to be held in New Delhi.

Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has sent a document regarding this to President Asif Ali Zardari, Geo News reported.

Khar was serving as the minister of state for foreign affairs.

Khar is scheduled to travel to New Delhi next week for foreign minister level talks.

The foreign minister’s position became vacant after Shah Mehmood Qureshi was left out of a cabinet reshuffle.

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