AMBASSADOR OF ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF PAKISTAN
Ambassador Mumtaz Zahra Baloch
Ms. Mumtaz Zahra Baloch is the new ambassador of Pakistan to Republic of Korea since 21st Feb. 2020. Prior to her appointment as Ambassador to South Korea, Ms. Baloch served as Minister/Deputy Head of Mission at the Embassy of Pakistan in China. She has also worked at the Permanent Mission of Pakistan to the United Nations, Geneva and the Embassy of Pakistan, Washington DC. At the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Islamabad she served as Director (America), Director (Security Council and Human Rights) and Director (Strategic Planning) in the Office of the Foreign Secretary.
During 2014-2015, Ms. Baloch served as Director (Academic Programme) and later as Director General of the Foreign Service Academy, Islamabad where she oversaw training of new entrants to the Foreign Service of Pakistan as well as mid-career courses for diplomats from Pakistan and a number of countries from Asia, Africa Europe and Latin America.
Ms. Mumtaz Zahra Baloch holds Masters degree in Physics from the Punjab University, Lahore, a Masters in International Relations from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy in Boston, USA and a degree from the prestigious Ecole Nationale d’Administration, France.
In addition to Pakistani languages, she speaks English and French.