Islamabad: 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.