Mr. Muhammad Waseem

Mr. Muhammad Waseem retired as a senior civil servant of BS-22 on May16, 2021. Prior to his retirement he was posted as Chairman, Planning & Development Board, Government of Sindh. He was responsible for formulation of Annual Development Plan of the Province. He also maintained liaison with the National Planning Agencies for articulation and implementation of public policies in the development sector in the Province of Sindh. Earlier, he had served as Chairman, Enquiries & Anti-corruption Establishment, Government of Sindh. He was responsible for investigation of certain offences relating to corruption by or enquiry into misconduct of civil servants in Sindh.

He has over 34 years of experience in the public sector, he had held key positions in the following government sectors: Additional Chief Secretary (Dev.) in the Planning & Development Department, Senior Member in the Board of Revenue Sindh, and Secretary of   Home, Services, General Administration & Coordination, Transport and Forest & Wildlife Departments. He had also worked internationally as Counselor, Community Welfare & Labor in the Consulate General of Pakistan, Dubai, UAE. Besides he has a rich experience of serving in the Finance, Agriculture, Local Government, Industries & Commerce Departments of Government of Sindh and City District Government, Karachi etc. in senior positions.

Mr. Waseem holds a Master of Business Administration degree (with major in Finance) from IBA, Karachi, Master of Arts in Economics (with specialization in Development Economics) and Bachelor’s of Law degree from the University of Karachi. He had attended Executive Training Courses at London School of Economics and Political Science on “Negotiation”, Cambridge Judge Business School on “People and Organizational Effectiveness”, Harvard Kennedy School on “Emerging Leaders”, International Training Centre of ILO, Turin, Italy on “Project Implementation of World Bank Funded Projects” and SUPARCO, Karachi on “GIS Development”.

He held chairmanship of various Boards of important organizations such as Sindh Enterprise & Development Fund, and Sindh Renewable Energy Company (Pvt.) limited. He has also been on the Boards of different departments/organizations & companies such as National Engineering Services Pakistan (Pvt) Limited, Sindh Engro Coal Mining Company (Pvt.) Limited, Pakistan Institute of Development Economics, Islamabad and Sindh Infrastructure Development Company (Pvt.) Limited. He contributed to the authorship of Sindh Growth Strategy, Karachi Transformation Strategy and Accelerated Action Plan for reducing stunting and wasting in Sindh with the assistance of World Bank Group and Sindh Poverty Reduction Strategy with the support of European Union.