LONDON: The United Kingdom has appointed seasoned diplomat Jane Marriott as new British high commissioner to Pakistan.
She has replaced Dr Christian Turner who has transferred to another diplomatic service appointment. Ms Marriott will take up her appointment during July 2023.
She is currently serving as British high commissioner to Nairobi.
Ms Marriott also shared the news of her appointment on Twitter, stating: “Delighted to be appointed as the next British High Commissioner to Pakistan!”
She added both countries are connected by heritage, strong people ties, climate cooperation and growing trade.
“Dosti & Commonwealth links can ensure a prosperous future. Aap se jald mulaqat hogi! [Will see you soon]!” she wrote.