Mr. Asim Iftikhar Ahmad is a career diplomat and belongs to the Foreign Service of Pakistan. Currently, he is serving as Director General, United Nations, Ministry of Foreign Affairs Islamabad. He has represented Pakistan on various UN peace- building missions and at the Security Council. He has been Minister / Political Coordinator, Pakistan’s Permanent UN Mission in New York. He has also served as Director, Security & Human Rights, UN Division in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Islamabad.