- Mr. M. Saleem Ahmad Ranjha Additional Secretary/Executive Director General-I
Mr. M. Saleem Ahmad Ranjha is Additional Secretary / Executive Director General-I, Board of Investment. He joined Central Superior Services in 1984 and has served in Pakistan Inland Revenue Service, Pakistan Customs www.fbr.gov.pk, Ministry of Commerce www.commerce.gov.pk, Trade Development Authority of Pakistan www.tdap.gov.pk, National Vocational and Technical Training Commission NAVTTC www.navttc.gov.pk, Civil Services Academy www.csa.edu.pk Managing Director Pakistan Software Export Board www.pseb.org.pk and the Prime Minister’s Secretariat since 2006 initially in NAVTTC, Joint Secretary Implementation and more recently as Additional Secretary, Board of Investment www.boi.gov.pk helping Pakistan improve her Ease of Doing Business (EODB) Ranking from 147th in the world and setting up Special Economic Zones (SEZs) along the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC).
He also served as Secretary (CEO) of Benazir Income Support Programme www.bisp.gov.pk one of the largest Social safety net of the world which provides cash stipends more than 125 billion rupees (US $ 1.2 billion) to 5.5 million women and also conditional cash transfers for education of around two million children across the country.
He also worked as Director General of Intellectual Property Rights Enforcement (IPRE) in Federal Board of Revenue FBR www.customsipr.gov.pk Under his leadership IPRE had conducted all time highest number of interdiction to IPR infringements. The organization has set up theme based offices, helping erect Patent Walls, establish Innovation and IPR Centres in Universities and resultantly helped in improving Pakistan Global IPR ranking from 109 to 97 as per Global Competitiveness Index 2017-18 by World Economic Forum.
He has been part of Pakistan trade, investment and economic negotiation teams with more than thirty countries during 2003-2006. He is widely travelled and has been nominated as Fellow of Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) and Ministry of Economy Trade and Industry (METI) in 2005 and 2008 respectively, and IVLP (Agriculture) for United States State Department in 2011. He was nominated as one of the 100 Business Leaders and Change Makers of Pakistan by Manager Today at CEO Summit Asia 2013 and 2014.
He did his Bachelors in History and Politics from University of Sargodha and Masters in Public Administration from Punjab University. He has taught in more than twenty five universities and training institutions and has attended more than fifty international conferences and workshops. He has been invited to speak on Microfinance, E-Learning, Agriculture, Alternative Energies, Rural Development, Trade and Investment Facilitation, ICT4D and Pakistan Economy etc. in conferences and Universities in Africa, United States, UK, India, Thailand, Japan, Vietnam, Turkey, Korea and Gulf.
- Mr. Jamil Ahmad Qureshi Director General (Foreign Investment & Facilitation)
Mr Jamil Qureshi is currently working as Director General, Foreign Investment & Marketing.
Before joining the Board of Investment, he was working with the Ministry of Science & Technology, Government of Pakistan.
Prior to joining the Government Service in Pakistan in 2017, Mr Jamil Qureshi has worked in the United Kingdom, Canada, Singapore and Japan in Telecommunication companies like Blackberry, NEC and Panasonic.
Mr. Jamil Qureshi holds postgraduate qualifications from Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan.