She was the youngest woman foreign minister in Islamic World. It was historic interview as few months were left before elections 2013. Dr Pirzada discusses the challenges faced by PPP government related to Pakistan’s foreign relations. She said that she was appointed suddenly and was surprised as Foreign ministry was new to her. She was made Foreign minister after PPP earlier foreign minister resigned and left the party.
She said there was nothing new in getting government positions as she was already elected twice and was made minister of state for economic affairs division. She said being in this previous position she was used to meet other countries officials and ambassadors as economic affairs are also prominent part of our diplomacy. She said she has this knowhow and exposure with foreign delegates and countries high officials.