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Profile of His Excellency Mr. Najm us Saqib

  • Joined the Foreign Service of Pakistan in 1985 as a career diplomat.


  • Holder of a Master of Science degree in National Security and War Studies from the National Defence University (NDU), he is also a Law Graduate.

  • On his diplomatic assignments abroad, besides representing Pakistan in numerous International Conferences and Meetings, and successfully completing a number of service related courses, both at home and abroad, he has served in various countries of the world including Bangladesh, Spain, Azerbaijan, Kenya and Canada. In Havana, he served as the first ever resident Ambassador of Pakistan to Cuba from 2007 to 2010.


  • He remained High Commissioner of Pakistan to South Africa with concurrent accreditation to Namibia, Mozambique, Lesotho, Botswana and Swaziland from 2014-2017.


  • He arrived in Brasilia as the Ambassador of Pakistan on 12 May 2017 with concurrent accreditation to Bolivia, Colombia, Guyana, Suriname and Venezuela.

  • Ambassador Najm us Saqib has been a visiting Faculty Member of various national academic institutions like the Foreign Service Academy, Islamabad, Pakistan Institute for Parliamentary Services and Civil Services Academy, Lahore etc.

  • He has authored six books of poetry and prose. On his literary works, he received "2011 Excellence in Literature Award" by Bolan Academy.

  • He is fluent in English and Spanish languages.

  • He is married and has four children.