0Maliha Makhdoom, daughter of the Commerce Minister Makhdoom Amin Fahim (MAF), has been appointed as first secretary to Ireland. She has been hired as a Foreign Service official without fulfilling the prerequisites of appearing in the CSS examination and going through 18-month training in two different academies. Her appointment has been facilitated at the behest of the Prime Minister Gilani. While following PM’s verbal orders, Foreign Secretary’s office moved the summary for appointment of Amin Fahim’s daughter. Maliha Makhdoom confirmed that she would be leaving for her high profile job of a diplomat in the first week of January. When asked Maliha Makhdoom if she had taken the CSS examinations as a must requirement, she refused to respond. When  told that she had been appointed on the verbal orders of the PM, she said there was no harm in it. When confronted by asking her if it was the right way to occupy a challenging post of a diplomat. To this she said, “Ask the relevant department.”