Dr.Tariq Shahab is a Vascular and InterventionalCardiologist. He is Board Certified in Cardiovascular Diseases, InternalMedicine, and Interventional Cardiology. He has also been elected aFellow of the American College of Cardiology and American College ofInternal Medicine.
His main interest is in fixing blockages insidecoronary arteries without the need for coronary artery bypass surgery. Hebelieves most blockages can be successfully opened using the technique ofangioplasty and stenting. He has performed hundreds of procedures involvingnot only one artery but also three vessel or left main coronary artery disease.
Dr. Shahab is also experienced in putting stentsin the carotid artery to prevent strokes in patients who have blockages in thatimportant artery. Presently, the only treatment for carotid arterydisease is surgery. Dr. Shahab has presented the results of carotidartery stenting from more than 600 patients at the annual meeting of theAmerican College of Cardiology.
“Carotid Stenting will be the procedure ofchoice for carotid artery disease to prevent stroke in the near future.”says Dr. Shahab.
Dr.Shahab graduated from Dow Medical CollegeUniversity of Karachi, Pakistan and then came to the United States for furthertraining in cardiovascular diseases. His Internal Medicine residencytraining was completed at the University of Michigan Medical Center. Hewas awarded Outstanding Resident of the year Award at Michigan and was offeredthe position of Chief Medical Resident. His cardiology fellowshiptraining was at the University of Kentucky Medical Center. He was thenselected to be on the faculty at the University of Kentucky. He is anelected fellow of the American College of Cardiology (FACC) and AmericanCollege of Physician (FACP). He is also a member of the American MedicalAssociation and American Federation of Clinical Research. Dr. Shahab waselected to the Board of Directors of the American Heart Association in Kentuckyand he is Chairman and Founding Member of the Kentucky Health EducationalCampaign. In Kentucky, he started the School Health EducationalProgram and he was the Program Director of the International Symposium onHeart Disease, Cancer and Stroke, entitled: “A preventive Approach.”
More recently, Dr. Shahab was selected topresent a Poster Board and Interesting Case to the world wide annual CRTMeeting 2009 in Washington, DC.
Dr. Shahab is among the most talented physicians inthe Cardiology field. It would be our pleasure to put hisextensive experience to work for you.
Noorjehan Bilgrami is an artist, textile designer and researcher. Her interest in traditional crafts led to the establishment of KOEL, a workshop that pioneered the revival of hand block printed fabrics in Pakistan. She is one of the founders of the Indus Valley School of Art and Architecture and was its first Executive Director.
Years of research into ajrak, a traditional Sindhi textile, led to publication of the book Sindh jo Ajrak, and later to the making of the documentary video,Sun, Fire, River, Ajrak – Cloth from the soil of Sindh.
Handloom weaving and natural dyes are now her major interest and she was awarded the Japan Foundation Fellowship in 2001-02 to pursue research on natural indigo in Japan.
Noorjehan curated the exhibition Tana Bana: The Woven Soul of Pakistan in collaboration with Jonathan Mark Kenoyer at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, in 1998; the exhibition later travelled to the Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, Oregon, the Pacific – Asia Museum, Pasadena, California and Mingeikan, the Japan Folk Craft Museum, Tokyo. A comprehensive bilingual exhibition catalogue documenting the traditional textiles of Pakistan was produced in 2004 when the exhibition travelled to the prestigious Mingeikan.
She has travelled extensively and lectured at universities and museums in the United States, Scandinavia and Japan and has written numerous articles for international journals.
Dr Amin A. Gadit, Graduated from Dow Medical College in 1984, completed internship from Civil Hospital Karachi, after getting through Sindh Public Commission, was appointed as a lecturer in Physiology in Sindh Medical College, and meanwhile passed MCPS from College of Physicians and Surgeons of Pakistan in 1987 in the subject of community medicine. In order to pursue a career in Psychiatry, went to the Republic of Ireland and followed a Post Graduate training program for a period of 5 years. His PG Qualifications are: MRCPsych (London), FRCP (Ireland), PhD (UK), Board Certification in Psychiatry (London), DPM (Ireland), and DCP (Ireland), MCPS (PK).
He worked as Assistant Professor of Psychiatry in Baqai University Pakistan, as Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Hamdard University Pakistan, was appointed as full Professor in November 2001 and Vice-Principal Hamdard College of Medicine. In September 2004, he went to Canada to take up a position as a Consultant Psychiatrist with River Valley Health Region 3 in Fredericton, New Brunswick. He was appointed as full Professor with tenure at Memorial University of Newfoundland Canada, in February 2006 and working in this capacity since that time.
Mr. Muhammad Bilal Sheikh assumed the charge of President & CEO of Sindh Bank on November 1, 2010. Mr. Sheikh is a seasoned banker with over 44 years of diversified experience in banking. His last assignment before joining Sindh Bank Limited was that of President & Chief Executive Officer, mybank Limited. Prior to that, Mr. Sheikh also served as President & CEO, PICIC Commercial Bank Ltd., Deputy Managing Director PICIC Corporation Limited and Chairman National Development Finance Corporation (NDFC).
Mahvash Waqar is a Pakistani artist and current band member of the Laal Band. She is the backup vocalist for the band. She has also been famous for a stint on the radio network as a RJ.
Mahvash studied Textile designing from the National College of Arts in Lahore, Pakistan. She had a keen interest in music from the beginning. So, instead of continuing her studies she decided to join what was then a very new phenomenon of FM radio stations.
Mahvash began her music career in early 2007 when she decided to be a part of the newly formed Laal Band along with Haider Rehman, Aamir, Asif, Salman and Jamal. The band was formed in response to the 2007 sacking of judges by then President Pervez Musharraf.
Mahvash has played backup vocals for Laal band’s debut album, Umeed e Sahar.
Mr. Javed Anwar Khan is currently serving as Secretary in Trade Development Authority of Pakistan (TDAP). He is a BS 21 officer of Secretariat Group and has vast experience of dynamics of international trade;
supply chain issues; international & local marketing & branding of Pakistani products; issues arising out of World Trade Organization, and Intellectual Properties etc.
He has remained a pivot in the promotion of exports and enhancing the trade ties of Pakistan while putting more than 31 years of service in the offices of Chief Controller of Imports and Exports and Export Promotion Bureau.
Mr. Javed Anwar Khan was also the Member of Fish Inspection Committee for the approval of Fish Processing Units for export from Pakistan to International Markets. He successfully coordinated with Marine Fisheries Department and Karachi Fish Harbour Authority for implementation of Turtle Excluder Device Regulation of USA for conservation of sea turtles, and removal of ban on seafood for export from Pakistan to European Union
His highly successful tenure in Export Promotion Bureau / Trade Development Authority of Pakistan saw the inception of Expo Pakistan in 2005 and subsequent management upto 6th edition of the this mega event.
Mr. Javed Anwar holds Masters Degree in Zoology with specialization in Fisheries. He has attended numerous training courses / seminars and workshops on international trade & commerce.
A Masters in Public Administration from the prestigious JFK School of Government, Harvard University, USA, Mr. Jilani joined Civil Service of Pakistan in 1957. He has the singular distinction of having held the most coveted positions in Pakistan including Principal Secretary to Prime Minister, Chairman of Pakistan International Airlines, Civil Aviation Authority, Fauji Foundation, Pakistan Steel, Karachi Electric Supply Corporation, Rice Export Corporation of Pakistan, Pak-Arab Refinery Limited (PARCO), Chief Secretary of Sindh and Balochistan and Federal Minister for Defence and Defence Production, Government of Pakistan.
His last posting before assuming the chairmanship of SSGC was as Secretary, Defence, Government of Pakistan which he held for seven years. W idely respected in political, business, agricultural, military and bureaucratic circles all over Pakistan, Mr. Jilani hails from Muzaffargarh district of Punjab.
He is also Master in Political Science from the Punjab University, Lahore having graduated cum laude from there. Mr. Jilani retired from public service in November 1996 after an unblemished marathon career.