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NEW PERMANENT REPRESENTATIVE OF PAKISTAN PRESENTS CREDENTIALS
(Based on information provided by the Protocol and Liaison Service.)
The new Permanent Representative of Pakistan to the United Nations, Abdullah Hussain Haroon, presented his credentials today to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.
Prior to his appointment, Mr. Haroon was a Karachi-based political leader, businessman and social activist. From 1999 to 2004, he was President of the Pakistan-China Business Forum, serving also as Chairman of Griffith College in Karachi from 1999 to 2005. He was a Director on the Board of the Karachi Electric Supply Corporation from 1997 to 1999, and a member of the Board of Governors of the Institute of Business Administration ( Karachi University) from 1996 to 1999.
Between 1980 and 1982, Mr. Haroon was a Trustee of the Karachi Port Trust, Chairman of the Finance Committee of the Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC) from 1979 to 1981, and a KMC Councillor from 1979 to 1985.
Mr. Haroon was born on 21 October 1953.
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