Karachi, July 12, 2012 (PPI-OT): Government of Pakistan has appointed Mr. Tariq Malik as Chairman, National Database Registration Authority. He is promoted to the position as Chairman when he was already serving in the organization as Deputy Chairman. He assumed the charge of Chairman NADRA today.
Four years ago, Mr. Malik was voted in, in strategic management role as Deputy Chairman by board members of National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA), when he was leading Network Directorate of NADRA as General Manager.
He also led NADRA Technologies in the capacity of CEO. Mr. Malik brings 20 years of strategic management experience in implementing high profile citizen centric technology solutions in Pakistan, Kenya, Nigeria, Bangladesh, United States of America, and Bahrain. He is well-known in the project and technology management as a successful CIO, Senior Consultant Information Systems, Speaker, Writer, Trainer and Researcher of Information Technology in Public Sector. Prior to joining NADRA, he worked as Chief of Technology in the largest county of State of Michigan, USA.
Mr. Malik has done Masters Degree in International Management from Heidelberg, Germany. He holds M.Sc. degree in Computer Sciences from Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad as well. His studies took him to John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, Massachusetts, and Stanford University, USA as well.
Just recently, Mr. Malik won the ‘CIO of the Year’ award. Panels of judges consisting of eminent computer scientists, IT experts and technology gurus have selected Mr. Malik for the said award by dint of his contribution in transforming NADRA from an identity card issuing authority to a profitable international business organization. It is rolling out cutting edge biometric technology solutions, which results in good governance.
Mr. Malik won “ID People Award 2011″ by ID World EMEA (Europe, Middle East, Africa) in Abu Dhabi, He also won the distinguished “ID Outstanding Achievement Award 2009″ by ID World Congress based in Milan, Italy and “Excellence Award 2002 Michigan, USA” for implementing Innovative Citizen Centric e-government Solutions .
For more information, contact:
National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA)
State Bank of Pakistan Building
Telephone: +92 51 111 786 100