EDWARD LISTER TO QUIT HIS ROLE AS UK’S SPECIAL ENVOY FOR THE GULF

Highlights:

  • Edward Lister to quit the role of special envoy of United Kingdom for the Gulf
  • The government of Boris Johnson has not mentioned any reason for the departure of Edward Lister

On Friday, Spokesman from the government of Boris Johnson said that, United Kingdom’s special envoy for the Gulf ‘Edward Lister’ has been leaving his role and he is now departing from the government of the United Kingdom, and Edward Lister, who had been a close aide of Boris Johnson, who is the prime minister of United Kingdom had been appointed as the United Kingdom’s special envoy for the Gulf only in the month of February 2021 and he had also been appointed as the chief of staff for an interim period prior to that.

The statement given from the Downing Street of the United Kingdom has not made any mention of the reason for the departure of Edward Lister, but the reports of his departure had come as Edward Lister have faced the increasing scrutiny from the press and media over his work in the private sector.

The spokesman for Boris Johnson’s government said that, the prime minister of the United Kingdom had been hugely grateful for all the dedicated service of Edward Lister over many years, and he had also been an outstanding servant to the United Kingdom, to the government of the United Kingdom and also to the Prime Minister of the country when he was the mayor of London.

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