Islamabad, September 12, 2012: Dr Iftikhar Ahmad has been appointed as Chairman, Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC) vide Establishment Division notification No.1/102/2005-E-6 dated 10-09-2012. He resumed the charge of the post of Chairman, PARC Sardar Ghulam Mustofa Khan official spokesman said to media.
He said, Dr. Iftikhar Ahmad has excellent academic career, securing first division in all the university examinations and obtaining merit scholarships for his under and post-graduation besides achieving post-doctoral fellowship at the University of Cambridge.
Sardar Mustofa said that Dr. Iftikhar Ahmad initiated his career as lecturer at the University of Agriculture, Faisalabad in 1976 and later joined PARC in 1983 after his doctorate from University of Wales, U.K. He rose to the present position of Director General, NARC/Chairman, PARC having shown exceptional research, managerial and leadership skills to steer research groups in knowledge generation and transfer.
Courtesy: Pakistan Observer