Academics, journalists appointed TDEA trustees
ISLAMABAD: A seven-member board headed by veteran journalist and analyst Muhammad Ziauddin has assumed its responsibilities as trustees of the Trust for Democratic Education and Accountability, which also supervises operations of the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN), says a press release issued here.
The appointment of the new board is part of TDEA’s institutional reforms and expansion of its scope of work, which includes forming and supporting civil society networks similar to FAFEN to work on broader issues of social and economic development. The new trustees are accomplished professionals and bring years of rich experience and expertise to complement this expansion of the Trust operations.
The seven-member board also includes Dr. Syed Jaffar Ahmed, Director of the Pakistan Study Center at the University of Karachi, Professor Afiya S. Zia, member of Women’s Action Forum, Kahoor Baloch, DG Social Welfare Department, Ali Baba Taj, lecturer at General Musa College, Quetta, Dr. Muhammad Waseem, Professor of Political Science at Lahore University of Management Sciences and Shamim Shahid, an accomplished journalist.