Occupation: Government Service (Civil Service of Pakistan)
Date of birth: 18-02-1969
Nationality: Pakistani

 2003-2004      International Policy Fellow
                        Centre for Policy Studies, Central European University, Budapest, Hungary
                        Area of Research: Gender and Education Policy
                        Topic of Research: Girl Child Education: A Lifeline to Development
 2000               Diploma in Human Rights
                        Raul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and
                        Humanitarian Law Lund University, Sweden
 1991-93          Master of Science in International Relations
                        Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad, Pakistan
 1987-1990      Bachelor of Arts
                        Graduation Degree with major in Political Science, History & Persian.
                        University of Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan

 April 2004 to-date        Section Officer (Americas and Pacific), Economic Affairs Division, Government of Pakistan
                                      The Division is responsible for assessment of nation's requirements for external economic assistance from foreign Governments and
                                      Organizations, its negotiations and
                                      programming. More information on the department available on
                                      Job Summary
                                      Coordinate bilateral external economic relations with Australia, Canada, New Zealand and United States of America
                                      Preparation of country briefs, presentations and responses to the Parliamentary Questions
                                      Negotiating economic assistance programs, foreign aid utilization and debt swaps with bilateral development partners
                                      Conducting meetings of Donor Coordination Group
1997-2004                     Section Officer, Establishment Division, Government of Pakistan
                                      Establishment Division is a public policy making body and central personnel agency of the civil servants of Pakistan. It is responsible for
                                      recruitment, career planning, pre-service and in-service training of the civil servants.
                                      More information on the department available on
                                      Job Summary
                                      Preparation of Summaries and presentations for the Prime Minister and the President
                                      Processing cases of posting/ deputation /consultancy assignments of civil servants with International Organizations/Foreign Governments
                                      Conducting meetings of a high powered Special Selection Board for selection of officers for posting/ deputation abroad.
                                      Preparation of  briefs, concept papers and policy papers
                                      Special Assignment
                                      Coordinating in-service Human Rights Education and Training of the civil servants under the national Human Rights and Mass Awareness
                                      Maintaining a liaison between the Government of Pakistan and the donors of the program, Swiss Development Cooperation (SDC)
                                      and Norwegian Agency for Development (NORAD)
                                      Training Needs Assessment of the Government servants for local and foreign training.
                                      Worked on two paradigm projects on Public Sector Capacity Building in Pakistan from concept formulation to operational stage. Civil
                                      Service Training Institutions
                                      Capacity Building Geared for Good Governance & Curriculum Reforms, launched with the financial assistance of the UNDP in August
                                      2002 and Public Sector
                                      Capacity Building Project, with technical assistance of the World Bank, in February 2003.
                                      Co-Authored a Strategy Paper on "Agenda for Civil Service Reforms”
                                      Available at
  1996                            Research Analyst, Jinn Technologies, Islamabad, Pakistan
                                      Multi-Media Project, CD-ROM on “Story of Pakistan”
                                      Job Summary
                                      Collection and compilation of data on history, politics and culture of Pakistan as a research reference for High School/College students.
                                      Now available at
 1995                             Research Associate, Overseas Pakistanis Foundation, Islamabad, Pakistan
                                      Research Project for compiling a reference book “Pakistan Almanac”
                                      Job Summary
                                      Collection and compilation of data on history, culture and society of Pakistan to meet the information needs of the second generation of
                                      Pakistanis settled abroad

 2002                             Advance International Training in Human Rights
                                      Held in Bangkok, Thailand with joint collaboration of the Raul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law, Lund
                                      University, Sweden and Office
                                      of Human Rights Studies and Social Development, Faculty of Graduate Studies, Mahidol University, Thailand
 2000                             Advance International Training in Human Rights and Humanitarian Law
                                      Raul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law,  Lund University, Sweden
 1999                             Internet Internship from the United States Information
                                      Centre, Islamabad, Pakistan
 1996-97                        Pre-Service Training at the Civil Academy, Lahore,
                                      Pakistan and Secretariat Training Institute, Islamabad in Public Administration, Management, Computers, Office Management
 1995                             Introduction to Central Asia
                                      Institute of Asian Studies, Islamabad

 1997                             Electronic Publication, CD-ROM on Story of Pakistan
                                      Pakistan Almanac under publication
                                      Unpublished papers on Pakistan’s Aid Issue Politics, Resurgence of Central Asia, Strategic Doctrines of Pakistan

                                      President, Students Council, Federal Government College for Women, Islamabad (1989)
                                      Exchange Student, Pakistan-Canada World Youth Program, 1989
                                      Merit Scholarship, Masters Program, Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad (1991-92)
                                      Won Prizes in all Pakistan Photography competitions

                                      English: Proficient; Urdu: Proficient; Pushto: Fluent; French: Beginner

                                      Research, Photography, Hiking and Trekking.

Official Address: Section Officer (Americas & Pacific), Economic Affairs Division, Government of Pakistan, Islamabad.
                          Tele # 92-51-9201629. E-mail:  and

                                                                                                                                                        Last updated on August 30, 2004