Mr Zafar Iqbal Qadir as federal sectary in MOIT


Prime Minister Raja Perviaz Ashraf appointedZAFAR NDMA Ministry of Information Technology and Telecom. He took charge in evening of Monday. Mr. Mir Tariq Zaman will be in charge if Information Technology in same ministry.

Though a well-read civil servant, Dr Qadir has been more into commerce and agriculture departments, a career profile which does not make him an ideal selection for his new post.

A PhD in development studies from the TCU, Louisiana, USA, Dr Qadir has served as the commissioner of Naseerabad, director general and additional secretary in the president`s secretariat, joint secretary in the commerce ministry, Pakistan`s economic minister and deputy permanent representative at the World Trade Organisation, secretary of agriculture and cooperatives and additional secretary of health in Balochistan.

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