British-Pakistani diplomat Fauzia Younis has been honored in the 2023 King’s Birthday Honors List for her extraordinary service to UK foreign policy.
Currently serving as the first British Muslim Consul General in Toronto, she previously held the position of Head of Communications at the British High Commission in Islamabad.
Fauzia Younis has been awarded an MBE (Member of the Order of the British Empire), a prestigious honor bestowed by the reigning monarch in recognition of achievements in specific fields.
Expressing his gratitude and pride on Twitter, Younis also acknowledged dignitaries from various sectors of British society who inducted him into the honor list. He said he was honored to be included in the King’s Birthday Honors list and receive an MBE in recognition of his contribution to foreign policy.
Over two decades, Fauzia Younis has faithfully served the British government across four different roles. During her tenure as head of communications in Pakistan, she successfully managed the royal visit in 2019, facilitated the repatriation of numerous British citizens during the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, supported flood relief efforts in the same year, and celebrated the long-awaited return of the England Cricket team after 17 years