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Riaz Mohammad Khan

Former Wilson Center Pakistan Scholar
Asia Program

Former Pakistani foreign secretary
Wilson Center Project(s):
"The Conflict in Afghanistan and its Regional and International Implications"
Dec 31, 2008
Aug 01, 2009

Riaz Mohammad Khan was the Wilson Center’s Pakistan Scholar in 2009. Previously, he spent nearly four decades in Pakistan’s diplomatic service, where his last positions were foreign secretary (2005-08) and ambassador to China (2002-05). He also held posts dealing with Europe, Central Asia, Afghanistan, arms control, and disarmament. He is the author of Untying the Afghan Knot: Negotiating Soviet Withdrawal, written while he was a diplomat-in-residence at Georgetown University.

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