|Born in 1955, Mr. Kamran Ali Qureshi got his college and university education from Peshawar, Pakistan. He holds Masters Degrees in Political Science from University of Peshawar, and Public Administration from Virginia Commonwealth University, Virginia, USA. He joined Pakistan Civil Service (District Management Group) in 1979. He has worked as Assistant Commissioner, Deputy Commissioner, Commissioner, Provincial Secretary (Governments of Khyber Pakhtunkhuwa and Sindh) and Federal Secretary, besides other postings in the secretariat and autonomous bodies. During his service, he has had the honor of representing Pakistan at various international fora. He specializes in public administration and financial management. Over the years, he has gained extensive experience of field and secretariat services.
As Federal Secretary, Ministry of Science & Technology, Mr. Qureshi is taking keen interest in improving the capacity of Pakistani research organizations and two universities, National University for Sciences and Technology (NUST) and COMSATS Institute of Information Technology (CIIT), under the administrative control of his Ministry. His immediate focus is on establishing a Technology Park and promoting applied research work. He is working with all his resources and energies to achieve this objective.