Waheed Ahmed

Waheed Ahmed

Waheed Ahmed

Assistant Professor

Waheed.ahmed@ucp.edu.pk
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Mr. Waheed Ahmed served both at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Islamabad and in Pakistan’s Diplomatic Missions Abroad at various positions and rose to the level of Ambassador. His last diplomatic assignment was the Ambassador of Pakistan to Syria. The Syrian Government conferred upon him the award of “First Order of Merit- Highest Category” in April 2015for his services in promotion of Pakistan-Syria relations. He also served as Chairman, Board of Governors, Pakistan International School of Damascus, from 2012 to 2015. As Chairman, he succeeded in persuading the Cambridge University to award the status of permanent centre for the O and A level exams in Damascus despite precarious security situation in the country.  He did his Masters in English Literature from the University of Sindh in 1981 and was appointed as Lecturer in English in Jamia Millia Govt. College, Karachi from April 1982 to October 1986. Later, he joined the Foreign Service of Pakistan in November 1986 as result of CSS Examination in 1985. Mr. Waheed Ahmed brings with him a waste experience in the administrative and diplomatic fields, which is of immense value for the students. He is currently working as Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Engineering, University of Central Punjab (UCP), Lahore, Pakistan.

Masters Arts English Literature University of Sindh 1981
Executive Course Security Studies Asia Pacific Institute for Security Studies, Hawaii, USA 2004
Certificate Course Communication Skills Asia Pacific Institute for Security Studies, Hawaii, USA2004
Lecturer Jamia Millia Govt. College, Karachi 1982- 1986
Third/Second Secretary Embassy of Pakistan, Jakarta 1991-1994
Director Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Islamabad 1995-1997
Consul Consulate General of Pakistan, Jeddah 1998-2001
Counsellor Embassy of Pakistan, Brussels, Belgium 2001-2003
Director Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Islamabad 2003-2005
Minister Embassy of Pakistan, Damascus, Syria 2005-2009
Director General Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Islamabad 2009-2012
Ambassador of Pakistan Embassy of Pakistan, Damascus, Syria 2012-2015
Assistant Prof University of Central Punjab, Lahore 2016- to date
1Wrote Number of articles on Pakistan, its relations with friendly countries, for print in newspapers in Indonesia, Saudi Arabia and Syria.

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