Hina Rabbani Khar to be Pakistan foreign minister

June 23rd, 2011 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS  

Yousuf Raza Gilani Islamabad, June 23 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Thursday decided to appoint Hina Rabbani Khar as the country’s foreign affairs minister, a media report said.

Countries, including the US and India, with which Pakistan is currently holding talks have been informed about the decision, The Nation reported quoting government sources.

Appointed Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Feb 1 earlier this year, Rabbani has been functioning as acting Minister of Foreign Affairs since Feb 13 after the resignation Feb 9 of Shah Mehmood Qureshi.

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