Tuesday 21 March 2017

Pak’s first-ever woman FS- to Italy takes charge

Pak’s first-ever woman FS- to Italy takes charge

Pakistan's first-ever woman Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua on Monday assumed (ग्रहण किया) charge as the new head of the foreign ministry. Janjua, who was serving as Permanent Representative to the United Nations in Geneva, was appointed as Foreign Secretary last month in place of Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry who was appointed as ambassador to the United States. "Tehmina Janjua has assumed charge as the Foreign Secretary of Pakistan today, 20th March 2017," Foreign Office spokesman Nafees Zakaria tweeted. She joined the Foreign Service in 1984 and has vast experience in multilateral diplomacy. Janjua is a seasoned diplomat with a career spanning (फैले हुए) over 32 years. She holds Master's degrees from Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad and Columbia University, New York. She has rich experience of working in bilateral and multilateral domains both at Headquarters and Missions abroad. She also served as Spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Pakistan's envoy(दूत) to Italy. 
The Foreign Office issues the following statement after the announcement of her appointment: “She (Ms Janjua) is a seasoned diplomat with a career spanning over 32 years. She has rich experience of working in bilateral and multilateral domains — both at the headquarters and missions abroad. She also served as a director at the foreign secretary’s office, director general strategic planning, and briefly as a spokesperson for the ministry of foreign affairs during 2011.” 

Definitions of assume ग्रहण किया
suppose to be the case, without proof.
you're afraid of what people are going to assume about me
synonyms: presume, suppose, take it (as given), take for granted, take as read, conjecture, surmise, conclude, deduce, infer, reckon, reason, think, fancy, believe, understand, gather, figure
take or begin to have (power or responsibility).
he assumed full responsibility for all organizational work
synonyms: accept, shoulder, bear, undertake, take on/up, manage, handle, deal with
take on (a specified quality, appearance, or extent).
militant activity had assumed epidemic proportions
synonyms: acquire, take on, come to have

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