Dr. Yousaf Junaid

Ambassador of Pakistan


- Born on 08th 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 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 31st 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