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‘Vision Of Progress’ The National Think Tank is the community of Scholars, Expert and Associates committed to theideals of the founding fathers of Pakistan in full spirit ,dedicated to freedom,democracy,honesty,and transparency while pursuing these unchanging ideals through independent thinking, open debate, reasoned argument, facts and the highest standards of research and exposition. Without regard for politics or prevailing fashion, we dedicate our work to a more prosperous, progressive, democratic and a more peaceful Pakistan and the World.

The Affiliated Scholars ,Experts of Progress Think Tank are distinguished men and women, of high excellence in academic, intellectual, public service and leadership backgrounds, from diverse professions and institutions serving in universities, research Institutions, government and the private sector, civil society, law and retired defense officers.With pure dedication and commitment to larger public and national interest they assist plan and guide the think tanks academic and research activities, including projects,programs and contracts ,while focusing on the current and future Think Tank agenda and scope of work.

The Progress Scholar / Experts and Associates have a Doctoral / Post doctoral or with a terminal post-graduate degree. Most of them have served or are serving or have had the honor of exceptional achievements within their exceptional domain both within the country and aboard.

Lists Of Scholar

  1. Prof. Tahir Amin
    International Relations
    Head Dept of Int’l Relations
    Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad
  2. Prof. Dr. Riffat Hussain
    Defence & Strategy
    Head Dept. of Defence & Strategic Studies
    Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad
  3. Prof. Dr. Ijaz Khan
    International Relations
    Head Dept of Int’l Relations
    Peshawar University
  4. Prof. Dr. Munir Ahmed Baloch
    International Relations
    Director, Area Study Centre,
    University of Balochistan
  5. Dr. Mohammad Israr
    Development Studies
    Chairman Dept. of Development Studies University of Swat
  6. Prof. Dr. Nasreen Ghufran
    International Relations
    Head Dept. of International Relations University of Peshawar
  7. Prof. Dr. Talat Wizarat
    International Relation,
    Dean of International Relations
    Institute of Business Administration, Karachi
  8. Prof. Dr. Shahida Wizarat
    Economics
    Dean of economics
    Institute of Business Administration, Karachi.
  9. Prof. Dr. Nasira Jabeen
    Governance
    Director, Governance & Admin
    Sciences University of the Punjab
  10. Prof. Mohammad Zafar Iqbal Jadoon
    Governance
    Chairman, Governance & Amdin
    Sciences, Lahore.
  11. Prof. Dr. Rasul Buksh Rais,
    Political Sciences
    Head Deptt of Humanities & Social Scs.
  12. Mushtaq Ahmed Gurmani
    School of Humanities and Social Sciences

    Lahore university of Management Scs.
  13. Prof. Dr. Rasul Buksh Rais,
    Political Sciences
    Head Department, of Governance
    & Organizational Science, National University
    of Modern Languages Islamabad
  14. Prof. Dr. Moazzam Ali Khan
    Environment
    Dean Deppt of Environment
    University Of Karachi.
  15. Prof. Dr. Nasreen Aslam
    Economics
    Chairperson, Deptt of Economics
    University Of Karachi.
  16. Prof. Dr. Syed Jaffer Ahmed
    International Relations,
    Chairperson Deptt of Intl Relations
    University Of Karachi.
  17. Prof. Dr. Shafiq-ur-Rehman
    Economics
    Chairperson, Department of Economics,
    University Of Karachi
  18. Prof. Dr. M. Ahmed Qadri
    Political Science
    Chairperson Political Science,
    University of Karachi
  19. Prof. Dr. Noman Omar Sattar
    International Relations
    Director, Area Studies South Asia
    & Africa ,Quaid-e-Azam University.
  20. Prof. Dr. Raashid Khalid
    Strategic Studies
    Chairman Defence & Strategic Studies
    Quaid Azam University.
  21. Prof. Dr Muhammad Zia ul Haq
    Islamic Studies
    Dean Faculty of Shariah & Law
    International Islamic University
  22. Prof.Samina Khalil
    Sustainable Development
    Dir, Institute of Economic Studies
    University of Karachi
  23. Prof. Dr. Moonis Ahmar
    Peace & Conflict Resolution
    Chairperson Deptt of Intl Relations
    University of Karachi
  24. Prof. Dr. Shaista Tabassum
    International Relations
    Dean Deptt of Intl. Relations
    University of Karachi
  25. Prof. Dr. Abdul Rahim Malik
    Agriculture Research Vice Chancellor
    Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur
  26. Dr. Sanaullah Bhutto
    Religion & Islamic Studies
    Dean Faculty of Islamic Studies,
    University of Sindh,Jamshoro.
  27. Prof. Dr. M.A.Q Jehangir Durrani
    Engineering Sciences
    Dir, Engg Sciences University of Engg & Tech,
    Khyber Pakhtun Khuwah
  28. Dr. S. Shabih-ul-Hassan Zaidi
    Engineering Dean Deptt of Civil Engineering
    University of Engineering & Tech, Lahore
  29. Prof. Dr. Qazi Mohannad Muhtiar
    Anthropology
    Chaiman Deptt of Anthropology
    & Archeology Sindh University, Jamshoro
  30. Prof. Dr. Nazir Ahmed Mughal
    Vice Chancellor
    Sindh University, Jamshoro
  31. Dr. Naushad Sheikh
    Vice Chancellor
    Liaquat University of Medical &
    Health Sciences, Jamshoro

 

Lists Of Experts

  1. Maj. Gen. (R) Muhammad Jahangir Khan
    Health Management.

    Fmrly – Dir Health Services
    Army Medical Core
  2. Brig. (R) Mujahid Alam
    Defense , Peace & Conflict Resolution
    Fmrly – Comnd Un Peace Keeping Force
    & Military Attache
  3. Brig. (R) Muhammad Fayyaz
    Defense Strategy, Peace & Conflict
    Resolution
    Chief Instructor Natll Institute of
    Admin Scs
  4. Brig. (R) Nazar Tiwana
    Defense & Strategy
    National Defence University

  5. Air Cdre ( R). Qaiser Tufail
    Defense &Strategy
    Frmly – Fighter Base Commander
    PAF

  6. Mr. Hassan Siddiqui
    Peace & Conflict Resolution
    Research Analyst
    London School of Economics

  7. Dr Ishaq K Mohmand
    Health Management.
    Project Director UNDP
  8. Mr. Robhin Mitha
    Agriculture Sciences
    Frmly – MD Dow Agro Sciences
  9. Mr. Imran Iqbal,
    Space & Satellite
    Dir SUPARCO,
    Islamabad

  10. Sardar Mohammad Tariq
    Water Resources
    Advisor & Member PMs Comtte on
    Water Resources

  11. Sardar Ahmad Mughal
    Water Resources.
    Advisor & Member PMs Comtte on
    Water Resources

  12. 12. Dr. Iqbal Ali
    Water Resources.
    Advisor & Member PMs Comtte on
    Water Resources

  13. Lt. Gen. (R) Zulfiqar Ali Khan
    Energy & Water Resources
    Fmrly-Chairman WAPDA.
  14. Dr. Izhar-ul-Haq
    Energy & Water Resources
    Fmrly Genl Mgr WAPDA
  15. Mr. Sabir Ali Bhatti,
    Water Resource
    Consultant Associate Engineers,
    Lahore

  16. Dr. Mohammad Hanif
    Food & Agricultural,
    Fmrly-Fed Secretary
    Min of Food & Agricuture
    Govt of Pakistan
  17. Dr. Badruddin Soomro
    Food & Agriculture
    Fmrly-Chairman Pakistan Agri
    Research Council.
  18. Dr. Pervaiz Amir
    Sustainable Development
    Consultant Agro Tech,
    Islamabad
  19. Wing Cmdr Rtd. Shahzad Abbas Bakshi
    Oil & Gas
    Fmrly- Dir Pakistan State Oil

  20. Madam Humera Ahmad
    Environmental
  21. Dr. Samina Khalil
    Eco Economics
    Dir Center of Excellence
    University of Karachi

  22. Mr. Shafique A. Khoso
    Environment,
    Fmrly-DG Sindh EPA.
  23. Mr. Hashim M. Leghari
    Management Sciences.
    Fmrly-Secretary Govt of Sindh
  24. Mr. Shamsul Haq Memon
    Oceanography
    Dir Natl Institute of Oceanography &
    Fmrly-Secretary Govtof Sindh
  25. Cdre. S.Q Raza,
    Education
    Fmrly Dir Education Pak Navy
    & Comd Cadet College Petaro

  26. Air Cdre (R)
    Education
    Fmrly Dir Education Pak Air Force
  27. Capt. (R) Falaksher Khadim,
    Education
    Fmrly Dir Education Pak Navy
    & Principal Baharia College

  28. Prof. Dr. M.R Sabayo
    Agriculture
    Professor Emeritious
    University of Agri Scs, Tando Jam .
  29. Prof. Dr. A.K Rajput
    Agriculture & Soil Scs
    Fmrly Vice Chancellor ,University
    of Agri Scs, Tando Jam

  30. Prof. Dr. Manzoor Ahmed
    Technical Education
    President Hashim Inst of Tech
    Fmrly Vice Chancellor Hamdard Unvi.
  31. Prof. Dr. Fawad Ahmad Siddiqui
    Health
    Professor of Surgery
    Ziauddin Medical University
  32. Prof. Dr. Javaid Hassan Niazi
    Health
    Professor of Opthalmology
    Jinnah Post Graduate Institute
  33. Prof. Dr. Waqar Ahmad
    Health
    Professor of Medicine
    Jinnah Post Graduate Institute

  34. Prof. Dr. Abdul Sammad Shaikh
    Health
    Specialist TB & Chest Diseases,
    Sindh Govt

  35. Prof. Dr. Shahida Rashid
    Health
    Professor of Gynae & Obst
    University of Sindh Jamshoro
  36. Dr. Sheeba Raza
    Health
    Dir MNCH Project,
    Sindh Govt
  37. Prof. Dr. Salma Sheikh
    Health
    Professor of Medicine & Paed
    University of Sindh, Jamshoro

  38. Ms. Tehmina Kazmi
    Statistics
    Consultant UNDP

  39. Dr. Mamoona Arshad
    Health
    Consultant HIV / AIDS
  40. Dr. Sajal Hajra
    Health
    Consultant Dentistry
  41. Dr. Salman Mansoor
    Community Medicine
    Specialist Emergency Services
  42. Dr. Masood Amjad Rana
    Agriculture
    Dir General Crops ,
    Min of Food & Agriculture
  43. Madam Naheed Memon
    Information Technology
    Consultant Inst of Business Mngt

  44. Mr. Mazher Poonawala
    Information Technology
    Consultant Inst of Business Mngt
  45. Mr.Atif Rahim Khan
    Consultant.

  46. Syed Raghib Abbass Shah
    Water & Energy
    Fmrly ,General Manager WAPDA

  47. Mr. Muhammad Amin
    Water & Energy Fmrly DG WAPD
  48. Mr. A.N.G Abbasi
    Water & Energy
    Fmrly Chairman, PMs Committee
    on Water Resources
  49. Mr.Mehmood-ul-Hassan Siddiqui
    Water & Energy
    Fmrly Member ,
    PMsCommittee on Water Resources

  50. Mr. Mohammad Azam Baloch
    Water & Energy
    Fmrly Member ,
    PMs Committee on Water
    Resources
  51. Mr. Abdul Razzak Khan
    Water & Energy
    Fmrly Member,
    PMs Committee On
    Water Resources
  52. Ch. Mazhar Ali
    Water & Energy
    Fmrly Member,
    PMs Committee on Water
    Resources

  53. Prof. Dr. Abdul Rasheed Memon
    Agriculture
    Fmrly Vice Chancellor,
    Uni of Agri Sciences,Tando Jam

  54. Brig. M. Al Eidroos
    City & Town Plan
    DG ,Defence Housing Authority ,
    Karachi

  55. Mr. M.A Jabbar
    Trade & Commerce
    Vice President FPCCI

  56. Mr. Riaz Raziuddin
    Economics & Finance
    DG State Bank of Pakistan

  57. Dr. S. Zafar Fatemi
    Health
  58. Dr. M. Saleem Chowdary
    Education
  59. Prof. Haider Ali Khan
    Chairman

  60. Prof. Nasir Ali Pathan
    Chairman

  61. Mr. Tahir Qureshi
    Sustainable Development
    DG ,IUCN

  62. Cdr. Bakhtiar Mohsin ( R )
    Maritime Security
    Fmrly DG ,Maritme Security Agency

  63. Niaz Ahmed Siddiqui
    Law & Order
    Fmrly Chief City Police Officer,
    Karachi

  64. Dr. Ahsan Khan
    Economics & Finance
    Fmrly –EVP United Bank Ltd
  65. Dr. Javaid A. Khan
    Health
    Professor of Pulmonary Medicine
    Aga Khan University

  66. Dr. Mohammad Idress Adhi
    Health

  67. Dr. Shahina Qayyum
    Health
    Professor of Pulmonary Medicine
    DOW Medical University

  68. Dr. Nisar Ahmed Sulangi
    Health
    Consultant HIV / AIDS
    Civil Hospital Karachi

  69. Dr. Ashraf Memon
    Health
    Consultant HIV / AIDS
    WHO Karachi
  70. Dr. Nisar Rao
    Health
  71. Madam Afshan Nazli
    Nursing
    Dir of Nursing College
    Aga Khan University
  72. Dr. Ismat Ara
    Health Administration
    District Health Officer,
    Govt of Sindh

  73. Brig (R). Ijaz-Ud-Din Khan
    Project Development
    Consultant Asian Devlp Bank
  74. Mr. Ghulam Ali
    Sustainable Development
  75. Mr. Zahid Ellahi
    Governance
    Consultant CIDA
  76. Dr. Aurangzeb Khan
    Planning & Development
    Planning Commission
    Govt of Pakistan

  77. Dr. Javed Iqbal
    Environment
    Dir Pakistan Envin Protect Agency

  78. Dr. Zulfiqar Ahmed
    Earth Science
    Chairman Deptt of Earth Scs
    Quaid-e-Azam University,
    Islamabad
  79. Mr. Ghulam Sarwar Khero
    Planning & Develop.
    Fmrly Addl Chief Secy,
    Sindh Govt
  80. Mr. Ghulam Rasool Channa
    Forest & Wildlife
    Fmrly Chief Conservator of Forrest ,
    Sindh Govt
  81. Mr. Mehboob Alam Ansari
    Wildlife
    Fmrly Chief Conservator of Wildlife
    Sindh Govt

  82. Prof. Dr. M. Iqbal Qureshi
    Education & Health
    Vice Chancellor Hamdard University

  83. Mr. Najmuddin Vistro
    Forest & Wildlife
    Fmrly Chief Conservator of Forrest
    Sindh Govt
  84. Dr.Abdul Rehman Memon
    Technical Education
    Dean FEST Hamdard University,
    Karachi
  85. Prof. M. Shafqat Ejaz
    Engineering
    Professor, NED University of Eng
    & Tech

  86. Dr. S. Shabih-ul-Hassan Zaidi
    Engineering
    Dean Deptt of Civil Engineering
    University of Engineering & Tech. Lahore

  87. Dr. Nowshad Khan
    Education
    Chairman Deptt of Political sciences
    Allama Iqbal Open University

  88. Cdr.R Abdul Razaq PN
    Education
    Principal Bahria College Karachi

  89. Cdr. (R) Abdul Hameed
    Education
    Principle Bahria College NORE 1,
    Karachi

  90. Mrs. Amna Arshad Khan
    Economics
    Chairperson Deptt. of Economics
    IQRA University
  91. Dr. Naveed Ahmed
    Economics &Commerce
    Assos Professor of Economics
    Inst. Of Business Administration
    Karachi

  92. Mr. M.M Malik
    Economics & Finance
    CEO, Inst. of Bankers,
    Karachi

  93. Mr. Rizwan Hafeez Khan
    Academic Advisor
  94. Dr.Javed Ansari
    Political Sciences
    Dean of Political Sciences
    Inst. Of Business Management, Karachi
  95. Dr. Arif Zubair
    Sustainable Dvelopment
    Dir, Inst. Of Human Settlement & Envi.
    Sir Syed University of Eng. & Tech, Karachi

  96. Prof. Dr. Dogan Altinbilek
    Water & Dams
    President
    International Hydropower Association
    United Kingdom

  97. Prof. Dr. Manzoor Ahmed
    Technical Education
    Chairman, Usman Institute
    of Technology, Karachi
  98. Dr. Khaled M. Toubar
    Water & Dams
    Director, Ministry of Water Resources,
    Egypt
  99. Dr. Alberto T. Calcagno
    Water & Dams
    Advisor UNEP, Dams &
    Develp Project (DDP),
    Nairobi, Kenya
  100. Dr. Ahmed Mumtaz
    Nuclear Energy
    Director, Pakistan Atomic
    Energy Commission,
    Islamabad
  101. Mr. M. Ali Shah
    International Development
    Country Director,
    Asian Development Bank
  102. Mr. Majid Ul Hassan
    Energy
    Director, Pak Council For Renewable
    Energy Tech,
    Islamabad.
  103. Dr. Ansar Pervez
    Nuclear Energy
    Genl Mgr, Pak Atomic Energy Commission,
    Islamabad.

  104. Mr. Khalid Islam
    Sciences & Technology
    Director, Pak Council for Scientific &
    Inds Research,
    Islamabad

  105. Mr. Nizamuddin Qaimkhani
    Sciences & Technology
    Dir Works, Pak Council for
    Scientific & Inds Research,
    Islamabad

  106. Engr. Dr. Mohammad Javed Hyder
    Sciences & Technology
    Dir, Pak Inst. of Engg & Applied Sciences,
    Islamabad
  107. Mr. Mushtaq Hussain
    Sciences & Technology
    Dir, Pak Council for Scientific &
    Inds Research, Islamabad

  108. Engr. Dr. Naseem Irfan
    Sciences & Technology
    Principal Engg
    Pak Inst. of Engg & Applied Sciences,
    Islamabad
  109. Engr.Dr. Ishtiaq Ahmed
    Sciences & Technology
    Dir, Pak Inst. of Engg &
    Applied Sciences,
    Islamabad

  110. Engr. Afzaal H. Hamdani
    Sciences & Technology
    Principal Engg
    Pak Inst. of Engg & Applied Sciences,
    Islamabad
  111. Engr. Dr. Tariq Majeed
    Sciences & Technology
    Principal Engg
    Pak Inst. of Engg & Applied Sciences,
    Islamabad

  112. Dr. Sarwar Saqib
    Sustainable Department
    National Project Manager, UNDP
    National Energy Conservation Centre,
    Islamabad
  113. Mr. K. M. Zubair
    Energy &
    Sustainable Department
    Managing Dir,
    National Energy
    Conservation Centre, Islamabad
  114. Gul Najam Jamy
    Sustainable Department Head Islamabad Program Office,
    IUCN,
    Pakistan
  115. Mr. Zahid Aziz
    I Industrial &Tech Development
    Chief, Experts Advisory Cell.
    Islamabad

  116. Dr. Abdul Aleem Chaudhry
    Sustainable Department National Project Manager, Pakistan
  117. Hamid Nawaz
    Sustainable Department
    Pak Environment Program,
    IUCN Pakistan
  118. Dr. Bashir Ahmed Shaikh
    Agriculture

  119. Rear (R) Admiral Sarfraz Khan
    Port & Shipping
    Fmrly,Chairman
    Gwadar Port Develop Authority

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