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a image of Major General (Retd.) Samrez Salik HI(M)

Major General (Retd.) Samrez Salik HI(M)

Major General (Retd.) Muhammad Samrez Salik, HI(M) was commissioned in 10 Medium Regiment Artillery in March 1985. The General is a graduate of Command and Staff College and National Defence University Islamabad. He holds a Masters in Warfare, Defence and Strategic Studies. During his 29 years of service, the General has served on number of Command, Staff and Instructional appointments, as well as United Nations Military Observer. His previous appointment was Vice Chief of General Staff at General Headquarters Rawalpindi. The General had also served as Director General Institute of Strategic Studies & Research Analysis, National Defence University Islamabad. Currently, he is pursuing his Ph.D Degree from NDU.

Rafique Ahmed Qureshi CEO of ZEKAB

Rafique Ahmed Qureshi

Director General
Mr. Rafique Ahmed Qureshi is one of the founding members of The Human Security Institute (THSI) and is currently serving as the Director General of THSI. He has earned his Graduate and Master’s degree from Azerbaijan and Russia. Mr. Qureshi has also been a member of the National Security Workshop at National Defence University, Islamabad. He looks forward to promote the endeavors of human security in Pakistan through this think-tank.

Ms. Iffat Pervaz is associated with Research and Development for a decade.

Iffat Pervaz

Ms. Iffat Pervaz is associated with Research and Development for a decade. She is author of a book and many research papers. She earned her Master of Philosophy in International Relations. As a founding member of THSI she is keen to work for Humanising the Security through Research and advocacy.

Director Muneer Ahmed of The human security Institute islamabad

Muneer Ahmed


Ali Hassan Operation manager of Zekab

Ali Hassan

Manager Operations

Research assistant at The Human security Institute

Fizza Hameed Khan

Research Assistant
Fizza Hameed Khan is a dynamic research assistant at THSI, holding an undergraduate degree in defense and diplomatic studies. With a keen interest in creating engaging and informative written content, Fizza brings a multifaceted approach to her role, combining her academic background with her passion for research and writing.