Omar Mukhtar

Professionally trained as a doctor, Omar joined civil service in year 2000 and worked with Pakistan Customs for some time before doing his Masters in Public Administration from Harvard University. On return, Omar worked with Department for International Development (now Foreign and Commonwealth Development office, UK) as Governance Advisor for eight years. Besides Pakistan, he has undertaken assignments in several countries including United Kingdom, Tanzania, Turkey, Austria, France, Ukraine and Slovenia. Currently he is advising on economic and public sector reforms in Pakistan. Omar was born in Lahore and has lived in many cities of Pakistan during the course of his life. A proud Abdalian, trekking and exploring Pakistan is a passion for Omar and he has written extensively on sustainable tourism and heritage. Omar lives in Lahore with his family and can be contacted at omarmukhtar16@gmail.com.

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