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Saturday, November 28th, 2015


Dr. Omar Zakhilwal tipped as new Afghan ambassador to Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, NOV 28 (DNA) – Dr. Hazr Omar Zakhilwal has been tipped as the new Afghan ambassador to Pakistan. Zakhilwal was born in 1968 in the Nangarhar or Jalalabad of Afghanistan. He is believed to be an ethnic Pashtun. He is currently serving as the Chief Adviser of the Afghan government on economic affairs. In 1984, at the age of 17, Zakhilwal along with his family fled his country among the Afghan refugees and settled in Peshawar, Pakistan. In 1991, he along with the family immigrated to Canada.