The Embassy of

Islamic Republic of Pakistan

Ankara, Türkiye


Ambassador H.E.   Dr. Yousaf Junaid

-  Born on 08 th  April 1959 in Lahore, Pakistan

-   Holds MBBS degree from Allama Iqbal Medical College, Lahore, Pakistan

-   Served as a Captain Doctor in Pakistan Army (1982-1985)

-   Joined Commerce and Trade Group of Central Superior Services of Pakistan in 1986 

  Assignments in Pakistan:

-  Held various assignments in the Ministry of Commerce and other departments since 1986, including, Assistant Controller, Office of the Chief Controller Imports & Exports; Assistant Director, Export Promotion - Bureau; Deputy Director/Director, Trade Development Authority of Pakistan; Assistant Director, Federal Investigation Agency; Assistant Commissioner, Income Tax Department

-   Director General, Trade Development Authority of Pakistan

-   Director Commercial, Trading Corporation of Pakistan

-   Joint Secretary Ministry of Commerce

-   Member Inquiries S&GAD Government of Punjab

-   Chairman, Punjab Board of Investment & Trade

  Assignments Abroad:

-   Commercial Secretary, Pakistan Permanent Mission to United Nations WTO, UNCTAD, ITC & WIPO, Geneva, Switzerland from 1998 to 2001

-  Consul General of Pakistan in Istanbul from August 2009 to 31 st  December 2017

-   Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Pakistan to the Republic of Türkiye (01 October 2022)

-   Proficient in English, Urdu, Punjabi; and Turkish (Elementary)

-   Has Three Sons