Dr. M Azeem Khan appointed as Chairman, Pakistan Agricultural Research Council

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Islamabad:    (Parliament Times)     Dr. Muhammad Azeem Khan has been appointed as Chairman, Pakistan
Agricultural Research Council (PARC), Islamabad. This order is issued by
Establishment Division, Govt. of Pakistan.

Dr. Muhammad Azeem Khan distinguished himself as a thorough
professional, a diligent and hardworking agri. scientist, having a firm grip on
Agri. Research & administrative affairs.

Presently, Dr. Muhammad Azeem Khan was serving as Member Planning
Commission of Pakistan, Islamabad. In his professional career, Dr. Muhammad
Azeem Khan has worked as Director General, National Agricultural Research
Centre (NARC) and since taking over the charge as DG, NARC, he played a leading
role in various ways to boost NARC. Under his Administrative control, the NARC earned a name
and is engaged in modern research technologies and problem-oriented research
objectives in the field of Agricultural Research & Development. Dr.
Muhammad Azeem Khan also remained Dean / Rector of Pakistan Institute of
Advanced Studies in Agriculture (PARC-PIASA) and also a member of High Level
Panel of Experts (HLPE) Steering Committee of FAO since 2015 to-date. As a
research manager, Dr. Muhammad Azeem Khan’s main responsibility lies in the
interaction with policy makers, international centers and development partners
for planning R&D activities in high priority areas.

Dr. Muhammad Azeem Khan is well known as a humble and a soft
spoken person. PARC anticipates that under the leadership / Chairmanship of Dr.
Muhammad Azeem Khan, PARC will play a vital role in Agri. Research &
Development and he will lead the PARC Scientists towards achieving goals &
targets in Agri. Research System as per the mandate of PARC.