Prof Dr Shah Ali Qader re-elected as president KUTS



Professor Dr Shah Ali Qader of Teachers’ Alliance for good governance was re-elected as the President of Karachi University Teachers’ Society by securing 325 votes whereas Professor Dr Solaha Rahman, a candidate for the same post from Karachi University Teachers Forum, received 246 votes.

According to the results of the KUTS Annual Elections 2021-22, held on Thursday, Professor Dr Muhammad Harris Shoaib of KUTF retained the Vice President post after collecting 339 votes while Dr Muhammad Zubair of TAGG managed to get 249 votes.

Meanwhile, Dr Mohsin Ali of TAGG received 382 votes and was once again elected as the Secretary while Dr S. M. Khalid Jamal from KUTF managed to get 196 votes.

Furthermore, Atteeq Razzak from TAGG bagged 330 votes and was re-elected as the Treasurer while Dr Muhammad Ayaz of KUTF received 238 votes. Ghufran Alam of KUTF and Dr Muhammad Ali from TAGG were elected as the Joint Secretary. They bagged 346 and 321 votes respectively while Dr Asad Tanoli from TAGG get 246 votes and Dr Zeeshan Akhter of KUTF got 220 votes for the same position.

The counting of the votes for the election of the executive council was in progress till the filing of this report. As many as 602 votes were cast during the KUTS 2021-22 elections.

The KU Vice Chancellor Professor Dr Khalid Mahmood Iraqi and the President Karachi University Officers Welfare Association Dr Muhammad Hassan, who is also a member of KU Syndicate, congratulated the newly elected president and the office bearers of the KUTS.

  1. Shahzad Nawaz Secures Prestigious Position of Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Culture, Arts and Related Communications

November XX, 2021 – Prime Minister of Pakistan, Imran Khan in terms of rule 4(6) of the Rules of Business 1973 awarded the position of Special Assistant on Culture, Arts and Related Communications to Mr. Shahzad Nawaz. With an illustrious career spanning over two decades, Mr. Nawaz and his interdisciplinary expertise has enabled the amalgamation and fusion of technology, arts, design, and execution for various private sector entities across the country.

He has received one of the highest number of international ‘creative excellence’ awards and citations conferred to a Pakistani making him an ideal candidate for the role.

Pakistan’s media and entertainment landscape has been diversifying rapidly. Shahzad Nawaz is amongst the most highly accredited and acclaimed specialized Media consultants in the country. He was responsible for launching Pakistan’s first private TV channel and has served in senior executive roles with various publications and media houses subsequently. He has also remained an advisor to various public sector institutions and served as DVF for one of the most premier educational institutes in the country.

Nawaz was also responsible for developing an extensive toolkit and information management system for use by the industry while also creating identity, brand look, music, programming, sets and communication as well as launching various private and public TV channels. Mr. Shahzad Nawaz was also the pioneering force behind Ad Asia 2019 which was held in Pakistan after a hiatus of 30 years and is Asia’s biggest Advertising Congress.

Nawaz has degrees in commerce, design and advertising from the University of Karachi and Memphis College of Arts

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