Selection of Ambassador of the Republic of Iraq in Islamabad As the best Ambassador of the year 2021

The Media Assembly of the Centre for Diplomatic Studies in Islamabad held the fourth honouring ceremony to select a number of distinguished ambassadors from among the ambassadors accredited to Pakistan a tribute to the distinguished ambassadors’ efforts at the diplomatic community level and the most influential in enhancing the diplomatic relation of Pakistan with their countries, who were chosen by a committee that included a number of ambassadors and heads of media institutions and Pakistani policy and diplomatic research centres.

 Mr Hamid Abbas Lafta, the Ambassador of the Republic of Iraq in Islamabad has been selected from among the distinguished ambassadors alongside the ambassadors of Morocco, Yemen, Spain, Somalia, and China, the head of the European Union Mission and the director of the World Health Organisation office in Islamabad.

The ceremony has been held under the auspices of the Pakistani Minister of Information and Communication, Mr Farrukh Habib, who presented awards and commemorative plates to the ambassadors who were chosen on the occasion. A group of ambassadors accredited to Islamabad and senior political, diplomatic, media, social and business figures in Pakistan have attended this ceremony.