FOREIGN MINISTER OF PAKISTAN

Mr. Abdullah Hussain Haroon


Born on 21st October 1950 to a well-known kutchhi family who played a key role in the struggle for the independence of Pakistan. He is an Alma-mater of University of Karachi.

Mr. Haroon is currently holding portfolios of Minister for Foreign Affairs; and Maritime Affairs in the Caretaker Government established for the upcoming general elections in July 2018.

He began his career in public service as Election Coordinator for PML in 1970, served as Councilor, Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (1979-85); Member, Provincial Assembly Sindh (1985 - 1986) and Leader of the Opposition, Provincial Assembly Sindh (1986-88).

He has also been a Consultant of Pakistan Herald Publications Limited (PHPL) (1988-89). He remained Member, Board of Governors to many established Institutes in Pakistan including IBA, Griffith College and University of Karachi..

Mr. Haroon served as permanent representative of Pakistan to the United Nations, New York from 2008-2012.

Mr. Haroon is a well-known social activist. He rebuilt 500 homes in Chakisar District of Shangla after Earthquake. He has also conducted many Conferences and seminars to promote the interests of Pakistan.