Mr. Daniyal Aziz
Chairman Board of Directors, DTCE and Ex-Chairman National Reconstruction Bureau

Mr. Daniyal Aziz is the Chairman DTCE's Board of Directors and has played pioneering role in evolving the processes, structures, policies and implementation of devolution dimensions in Pakistan and brings with him a vast expertise in adding value to DTCE vision and mission. Mr. Aziz is the Former Chairman of the National Reconstruction Bureau (NRB), which pioneered in restructuring governance institutions in Pakistan.
He was Thrice elected to the National Assembly of Pakistan from Shakargarh in District Narowal in 1997, 2002 and 2013.

Dr. Nadeem ul Haque
Member Board of Directors, DTCE

Dr. Nadeem ul Haque was the Deputy Chairman of the Planning Commission of Pakistan. He has accumulated extensive operational experience of over 24 years at the International Monetary Fund (IMF), leading technical assistance missions and policy and research teams, and acting as a resident representative in two developing countries. He has also served as Vice Chancellor/Director, Pakistan Institute of Development Economics, Member, Planning Commission, Acting Chief Economist, Planning Commission and Trade Policy Advisor to the Minister of Commerce,Government of Pakistan. He has published 5 books and over 50 papers in major journals and edited volumes.


Mrs. Nilofer Bakhtiar
Member Board of Directors, DTCE

Ms. Nilofar Bakhtiar was born in Bannu on 9th September 1957. Ms. Nilofar Bakhtiar, has indeed come a long way in social work. Her main thrust of work has been on the uplift of women, health and educational projects. Her academia speaks volumes of her intellectually sound personality, which she possesses. After completing her high school from “Presentation Convent, Rawalpindi”, she eventually did her “Bachelors of Arts” from ‘Punjab University’ in 1976.
Her bachelors earned her a Government Scholarship for a diploma in ‘Hotel Management and Tourism’ from ‘Institute of Hotel & Tourism Management, Salzburg, Austria’. After her diploma from Austria in 1977, she moved to ‘Cornell University, New York, USA’ for a summer term. Her intellectual appetite has always been driving her ambitions; she ended up joining “Carnegie Mellon University” for her ‘Masters in Public Administration on scholarship in 1986 funded by USAID.

Her political portfolio is rich and shining. She has served as Minister for Tourism in Shaukat Aziz government. She was elected as a member of the Municipal Corporation and headed PML election campaigns in 1990, 1993, and 1997. She has remained member of Standing Committee on Information and Broadcasting; Standing Committee on Culture, Sports and Youth Affairs and Tourism; Standing Committee on Law, Justice and Human Rights and Parliamentary Affairs.

She is the former President of the Women's Wing of the Pakistan Muslim League in Rawalpindi. She was appointed as a member of the Central Working Committee in 1996. She is the member board of directors Devolution Trust for Community Empowerment and likewise serves on the board of numerous educational and civic bodies.


 

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