Maleeha Lodhi

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Maliha Lodhi
Maleeha Lodhi, Pakistan-US talks 2001.jpg
Lodhi (center) with fellow statesman Abdul Sattar in 2001
17th Pakistan Ambassador to the United States
In office
17 December 1999 – 4 August 2002
PresidentPervez Musharraf
Muhammad Rafiq Tarar
Preceded byRiaz Khokhar
Succeeded byAshraf Qazi
In office
21 January 1994 – 30 January 1997
PresidentFarooq Leghari
Prime MinisterNawaz Sharif
Benazir Bhutto
Preceded bySyeda Abida Hussain
Succeeded byRiaz Khokhar
Pakistan High Commissioner to the United Kingdom
In office
April 1, 2003 – June 14, 2008
PresidentPervez Musharraf
Prime MinisterZafarullah Khan Jamali
Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain
Shaukat Aziz
Preceded byAbdul Kader Jaffer
Succeeded byWajid Shamsul Hasan
Personal details
Born
Maliha Lodhi
Citizenship Pakistan
NationalityPakistani
Alma materQuaid-i-Azam University
London School of Economics
OccupationDiplomat, military strategist, academician

Dr. Maleeha Lodhi, HI, is a journalist, academic, and diplomat from Pakistan. Till recently, she was the high commissioner of Pakistan to the United Kingdom. She was ambassador from Pakistan to the United States from 1994-1997 and 1999-2002.

At present she is a Fellow at the Institute of Politics, Kennedy School, Harvard University. She has also been a member of the United Nations Secretary-General’s Advisory Board on Disarmament.

Diplomatic posts
Preceded by
Syeda Abida Hussain
Pakistan Ambassador to the United States
January 1994 - January 1997
Succeeded by
Riaz Khokhar
Preceded by
Tariq Fatemi
2nd term
December 1999 - August 2002
Succeeded by
Ashraf Qazi
Preceded by
Abdul Kader Jaffer
Pakistan High Commissioner to the United Kingdom
April 2003 - June 2008
Succeeded by
Wajid Shamsul Hasan