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Former Italian ambassador to Pakistan appointed as NATO representative


Atta Ur Rehman KhanWeb Editor & Columnist

05th May, 2020. 06:56 pm
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Stefano Pontecorvo

Stefano Pontecorvo, former Italian ambassador to Pakistan has been selected as NATO’s senior civil representative in Afghanistan

The North Atlantic Treaty Organisation announced this in a statement on Twitter on Monday (May 4).

The official twitter of Italy at NATO wrote that Italy has appointed Stefano Pontecorvo as senior civilian representative to Afghanistan.

Stefano Pontecorvo wrote on his twitter, “Thank you very much for your trust @jensstoltenberg and thanks to @NicholasK111 for your unyielding efforts in support of peace in #Afghanistan. Looking forward to taking up the position as @NATOscr at this important juncture for the country.”

Secretary General of NATO Jens Stoltenberg said in the official statement that he is glad to publicize that he has appointed Ambassador Stefano Pontecorvo as NATO’s next Senior Civilian Representative in Afghanistan

Ambassador Pontecorvo will join his new post from June 1, 2020.

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Earlier this year, Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa held meeting with Italian Ambassador at GHQ.

According to the details, Italian Ambassador to Pakistan Stefano Pontecorvo paid a farewell call to Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa at GHQ on Tuesday.

According to a press release issued by the ISPR, COAS thanked the Italian ambassador for his services in Pakistan and acknowledged his contributions towards strengthening the relations between Pakistan and Italy.

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