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Rizwan Ul Haq Mahmood

Rizwan Ul Haq Mahmood is a former Pakistani diplomat. He served in many Arab and Islamic countries as a member of Pakistan Foreign Service. He was consul general of Pakistan in Jeddah from 1999 to 2001. He also served as ambassador to Morocco and Spain.

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The dawn of a new relationship

Since the start of Pakistan’s formal diplomatic relations with Saudi Arabia, which opened just a month after the country was born in August 1947, Islamabad has had a unique relationship with the Kingdom.

February 19, 2019