Mr. Waqar Ahmad , Secretary, National Security Division


Mr. Waqar Ahmad joined Civil Service of Pakistan in 1991 and belongs to the 19th Common batch. He did Masters in English Language and Literature from the Government College Lahore (now GC University), MBA(E) from the International Islamic University, Islamabad and Certificate in French Language from the Punjab University, Lahore. He participated in various foreign training programs conducted by the International Monetary Fund, United Nations Development Programme, Asian Development Bank and Director’s Training Program by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan, Karachi.

Mr. Waqar has represented Government of Pakistan as the Director in the Board of Directors of Lakhra Power Generation Company Limited, Jamshoro Power Generation Company Limited, Pakistan Post, Gwadar Port Authority and Pakistan National Shipping Corporation. He has also served as the Member of Board of Trustees in Workers Welfare Fund and Employees Old Age Benefits Institution.

At the initial stages of career, Mr. Waqar served in the Economic Affairs Division, CBR (now FBR) and Ministry of Overseas Pakistanis. In the mid-career, he was posted as Community Welfare Attaché in the Embassy of Pakistan, Riyadh, Director, Benazir Income Support Program and Deputy Secretary in the Ministry of Science and Technology. At senior positions, he has served as Member (Finance), Pakistan Council of Scientific & Industrial Research, Joint Secretary in the Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Maritime Affairs, Member, Prime Minister’s Inspection Commission and Additional Secretary, President’s Secretariat. After promotion to BS-22 in May, 2022, Mr. Waqar Ahmad was posted as Secretary to the President of Pakistan. He has joined as Secretary of the National Security Division on 6th December, 2023.  


Mr. Waqar Ahmad

Secretary, National Security Division