leaving Petaro, Mr. Otho sat for the CSS
examination, and was selected in the Foreign
Service. He is a graduate of the Civil Service
Academy as well as the Foreign Service Academy. He
was formally inducted into Foreign Service in
He served in different capacities at Pakistan
embassies in Moscow, Holland and Kenya, and was
also posted to different political desks at the
Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Islamabad.
He was often clearly visible at different
functions wearing the Sindhi ajrak and topi to
depict the culture of his native province of
Sindh. He was known for his good interaction with
diplomats and for his networking.
Mr. Otho died in Riyadh in 2006 while he was still