British-Pakistani diplomat included in King’s Birthday Honours list

1686985619 British Pakistani diplomat included in Kings Birthday Honours list
British Consul General in Toronto Fouzia Younis. — Twitter/@YounisFouzia
British Consul Common in Toronto Fouzia Younis. — Twitter/@YounisFouzia

Fouzia Younis, a British-Pakistani diplomat, has been recognised within the first King’s Birthday Honours Checklist 2023 for her companies to the UK’s international coverage.

Younis, who’s at present serving because the first-ever British-Muslim Consul Common in Toronto, has earlier labored on the British Excessive Fee in Islamabad as the top of communications.

As a part of the checklist, she has been awarded an MBE — Member of the Order of the British Empire — for her contributions. An MBE is a British honour awarded to people by the King or Queen for his or her achievement in a sure capability and area.

Taking to Twitter, the Pakistani-origin diplomat stated she is feeling “honoured” to be part of the celebrated checklist full of names of dignitaries and powerhouses from numerous sectors of British society.

“Cannot fairly consider I’m tweeting this however honoured to be a part of the King’s Birthday Honours checklist & be awarded with an MBE for contributions to international coverage,” she tweeted.

“As we are saying in Birmingham, I’m effectively happy. Thanks!,” she tweeted.

Fouzia Younis poses at an event celebrating King Charles coronation . — Twitter/@YounisFouzia
Fouzia Younis poses at an occasion celebrating King Charles’ coronation . — Twitter/@YounisFouzia

Identified for her diplomatic prowess, Younis has served for 20 years in over 4 totally different postings representing the British authorities.

As the top of communications in Pakistan, she ensured that the royal go to in 2019 glided by easily, repatriated tens of hundreds of British folks throughout COVID-19 again to the UK in 2020, prolonged her assist throughout flood aid efforts final yr and celebrated the return of the England Cricket workforce after 17 years.

Fouzia Younis poses at a scenic location. — Twitter/@YounisFouzia
Fouzia Younis poses at a scenic location. — Twitter/@YounisFouzia

She was appointed as His Majesty’s British Consul Common to Toronto in March of this yr and shortly took up her function in Canada bidding adieu to Pakistan.