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Meet Our Team

Mr. Fazal Yazdani Khan
Chief Instructor, SMW
Tel: 042-99200920
Mr. Fazal Yazdani Khan is a BS 21 officer of Pakistan Customs.

Mr. Fazal Yazdani Khan is a BS 21 officer of Pakistan Customs. He belongs to the 1985 batch of the Civil Services Academy i.e. 13th CTP, which he joined after his graduation in Economics and Political Science from the Forman Christian College, University of Punjab, Lahore. He has served at various positions in the Customs, Excise and Sales Tax establishments all over the country, which include both operational and policy level positions. He has been actively involved in the revenue part of budget making process while posted in the Federal Board of Revenue during the years 2004 to 2006. His last assignment within the Customs department till July 2014 was Collector of Customs, (Preventive) Lahore. He has represented Pakistan Customs at the WCO HQs, Brussels in the years 2005 and 2007, and at RILO Asia Pacific meeting at Seoul, South Korea, in 2010. Mr. Yazdani did his 84th Advance Course in Public Sector Management at the then NIPA, Lahore in 2003, and the 99th National Management Course at NMC, NSPP in 2013. He has attended various short courses on Management at LUMS, Lahore and IBA, Karachi. Besides this, he has attended many International Customs procedures and management related trainings and workshops organized by the World Customs Organization.

Dr. Naila Zafar
Directing Staff

Dr. Naila Zafar is an officer of the Secretariat Group (24th CTP).

Dr. Naila Zafar is an officer of the Secretariat Group (24th CTP). She has done her MBBS from Fatima Jinnah Medical College, Lahore. She has served in the Ministry of Interior, National Vocational and Technical Training commission, Governor’s Secretariat, Punjab and Pakistan Administrative Staff College. She has also served as Additional Secretary, Industries Government of the Punjab. Her recent assignment was Joint Secretary, Ministry of Interior Islamabad.

Mr. Ahmar Elahi,
Directing Staff

Mr. Ahmar Elahi is a PA&AS Officer from 24th Common.

Mr. Ahmar Elahi is a PA&AS Officer from 24th Common. He holds a Master Degree in English Literature from Punjab University. He has also done MBA (Finance) from Institute of Business Administration, Punjab University. He has also done his Masters in Accounting (Public Sector Financial Management) from Glasgow Caledonian University, Glasgow, UK. He is fellow member of Pakistan Institute of Public Finance Accountants. He is also member of Institute of Internal Auditors, USA.

He is a certified Audit Training Specialist. He has designed and conducted capacity Building Courses in Turkey, Thailand, Iran, Japan and China under ASOSAI, IDI, IDB, ADB and Common Wealth.

He has served in various audit and accounts offices. He was member of team of officers who led the change management in Pakistan Audit Department under PIFRA by training more than 25000 officers and officials across Pakistan. He has conducted Audit of OPCW Hogue, Hell and UNIDO Vienna and Cambodia.

His research interests include Performance Auditing, Public Financial Management, Department of Economics, Financial Instruments and International Financial Institutions.

Maj. (R) Attique Arshad,
Directing Staff 
Maj. (R) Attique Arshad has done his MBA (HRM) from Preston University,

Maj. (R) Attique Arshad has done his MBA (HRM) from Preston University, Islamabad, MA (Political Science) from Punjab University, Lahore and now a days undertaking MS Strategic Human Resource Management from UMT, Lahore. Many professional certifications to his credit are; Senior Management Course, SMW-NSPP, Lahore, Mid-Career Management Course, NIM, Lahore, Special Train the Trainers’ Course on Counter Terrorism (For Sudanese Intelligence Officers), Sudan, Specialized Course on Training of Trainer (Sciences of Security and Intelligence), Egypt, Intelligence Staff Course, School of Military Intelligence, Murree, Counter Terrorism Course, UK, Officers Advance Commando Course, Special Service Group, and Post Graduate Diploma, HRM, NUST, Islamabad.

He got commissioned in the Pakistan Army in September 1988 and remained posted on different Command, Staff and Instructional Appointments. Prominent amongst them are; Company Commander of a Infantry Battalion as well as of a Commando Battalion (SSG), Adjutant of a Infantry Battalion as well as of a Commando Battalion, Platoon Commander (Instructor) at Pakistan Military Academy Kakul and Instructor at Special Operation School (Special Service Group), Cherat.

Major (R) Attique Arshad joined Intelligence Bureau (IB) in March 2001 and subsequently got absorbed in November 2003. He remained posted on Command and Staff duties i.e. Officer Commanding Anti-Terrorist Training School, Simly, Deputy Director Security, Punjab Provincial Headquarters IB, Second Secretary Counsellor Affairs, High Commission for Pakistan, London, UK, Deputy Commandant IB Academy, Islamabad and Director Counter Terrorism Field operations IB Lahore, Punjab.
He has been awarded with 2 x Commendation Certificates (Grade-I) by the Director General of Intelligence Bureau in 2013 & 2014 respectively for professional excellence in the field of Counter Terrorism. He has also been conferred with the National Civil Award i.e. “Tamgha-e-Shujaat” (Gallantry Act) by the President of Pakistan, in recognition to gallantry act in the field of Counter Te

Dr. Saad S. Khan
Directing Staff
Dr Saad S. Khan is an officer of Pakistan Administrative Service (P.A.S) and is a widely-published writer and analyst on Islam, democracy, rule of law and Politics.

Dr Saad S. Khan is an officer of Pakistan Administrative Service (P.A.S) and is a widely-published writer and analyst on Islam, democracy, rule of law and Politics. His academic interests also extend, but are not limited, to Public Policy, Security and Defense Studies and City & Urban Planning. Dr Khan has vast teaching experience and has taught full semester courses at many Universities including the GIK Institute (Swabi), International Islamic University, Allama Iqbal Open University, Sir Syed Center for Advance Research and Air University.
As a civil servant, Dr Khan has extensive experience at all three tiers of Government hierarchy including the Federal Government of Pakistan, the provincial Governments of Punjab, Balochistan and Gilgit-Baltistan. As Secretary to the Government, he has headed six provincial level departments being Secretary, Services & General Admin Dept (S&GAD); Secretary, Planning & Development (P&D), Secretary Information Dept and Secretary, Health Dept, among others. He also remained Managing Director & CEO of Tourism Development Corporation of Punjab (TDCP), Additional Secretary (Education Dept) Punjab, Director Intelligence (Govt. of Balochistan and Deputy Commandant, Balochistan Levies Force.
He has, to his credit the authorship of Reasserting International Islam published by the Oxford University Press (2000) and Friends Indeed: Review & Reference on Pakistan OIC Relations published by the National Commission for Historical and Cultural Research (2004). He is also contributing author of the multi-volume Oxford Encyclopedia of Islam and Politics as well as contributor to the prestigious Oxford Bibliography Online. In addition, his forthcoming books include Life & Times of Begum Ruttie Maryam Jinnah and Coffee Table Book on the Civil Service of Pakistan. He has contributed extensively to research journals and has remained Section Editor of Cambridge Review of International Affairs. He has an impressive list of research journals publications to his credit including in Quarterly Journal of Muslim Minority Affairs, Qtly Muslim and Arab Perspectives and Journal of National Development & Security. Hisop ed columns have appeared in numerous leading papers worldwide including in Pakistan, Iran, Lebanon, Malaysia, Bangladesh, Turkeyand in the Diplomatic Traffic (Washington DC, USA) and some have been translated into French, Turkish, Bengali and other languages.
He has appeared as Guest Speaker abroad at University of Karachi, University of Peshawar, University of Dhaka, Cairo University, Jamia Millia University New Delhi and Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA among many other forums and conferences in Italy, Belgium, UK, Sri Lanka and elsewhere. Within Pakistan, he has appeared as Guest Speaker at Naval War College, Lahore; Frontier Corps Training Center, Loralai; Civil Services Academy, Lahore; University of Karachi, University of Peshawar, Sind University, Jamshoro, Bahauddin Zakaria University, Multan, Iqbal Academy and countless other forums.
Dr Khan is a hobby collector and promoter of Marching Bands and is Chairman of Cosmopolitan Alliance of Drummers and Pipers also called Bandazia—a forum to promote Army Bands, Police Bands and School/College Marching Bands. Bandazia holds bands competition, runs a website/database of Bands  and recognizes outstanding bands. He is also Fellow of Royal Edinburgh Military Bands Tattoo and is National Representative of International Military Music Society in Pakistan.
Dr Khan holds many awards honors including Sicahin War Medal, Armed Forces Mountaineering BadgeGovernor of Punjab Academic Distinction Shield, Bolan Award for Culture (Military Music) , 7th Gulf Award for Outstanding Pakistanis (Research & Writing) and his name has recently been recommended for Sitata e Imtiaz too.