Javed Malik

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His Excellency
Javed Malik
Pakistan's Ambassador to Bahrain
Assumed office
31 January 2016
President Mamnoon Hussain
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif
Prime Minister's Special Envoy
Assumed office
20 December 2013
President Mamnoon Hussain
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif
Pakistan's Ambassador at Large[1]
In office
25 July 2008 – 22 November 2010
Personal details
Born Islamabad, Pakistan
Nationality Pakistani
Alma mater Froebel's International School, Bahria College,
Middlesex University
Profession Diplomat, Journalist, Media Personality
Religion Islam
Website JavedMalik.com

Javed Malik is a Pakistani diplomat, currently serving as Pakistan's Ambassador to the Kingdom of Bahrain,[2][3] and Prime Minister’s Special Envoy for Trade and Investment in the GCC.[4][5]

Malik has also served as Pakistan's Ambassador at Large between 2008 - 2011.[6]

In 2013, He was appointed as Prime Minister's Special Envoy to the GCC and accompanied Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on his visits to the United Arab Emirates,[7] Kingdom of Bahrain[8] and other GCC states.

Malik has initiated various trade and Economic diplomacy projects aimed at promoting the business trade and investment opportunities in Pakistan.[9][10] He also organised a number of seminars, conferences and has led investors delegations to Pakistan.[11][12] [13][14]

Personal life[edit]

Malik was born in Islamabad, Pakistan; After an early education in Islamabad where he attended Froebel's International School and Bahria College, he went to the UK for further studies. While there he attended the Middlesex University in North London from where he graduated in law and politics, and subsequently practiced with the law firm, Abbot Kennedy, in the city of London.

Career[edit]

Diplomacy[edit]

In 2008, the Prime Minister of Pakistan appointed Javed Malik as Pakistan's Ambassador at Large with the status of a minister. In this capcpcity Malik advised and assisted the Prime Minister of Pakistan on issues relating to Overseas Pakistanis in the GCC. He organised the first session of the Overseas Pakistanis forum in the UAE.[15][16][17]
He resigned in 2011.

In 2012, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, president of the Pakistan Muslim League (N), appointed Javed Malik as his special advisor on Foreign Relations & Overseas Pakistanis.[18][19][20][21]

In 2014, following Sharif's return to office as prime minister of Pakistan, he appointed Malik as the Prime Minister's Special Envoy for Overseas Investment and Trade. In this role he advises and assists the Prime Minister on economic and trade diplomacy matters.[22]

In 2016, Javed Malik was designated as Pakistan's Ambassador to the Kingdom of Bahrain.[23]

Media[edit]

Malik has been associated with print and television media since 1999, When he began his television career in London with Prime TV. He later joined Pakistan's Largest Television Network, ARY News. He is ranked among the pioneer anchors of independent television in Pakistan. His programme, "Insight with Javed Malik" remained one of the most watched television shows in Pakistan for many years.[24][25]

Malik is the President and Publisher of The International Diplomat', a leading current affairs magazine, publishing from the UAE.' .[26] He also writes for international newspapers such as Khaleej Times (in UAE), and The News International, and appears on Geo Television Network [27]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Javed Malik Appointed as Ambassador at Large". PKPolitics. 27 July 2008. Retrieved 11 January 2016. 
  2. ^ Javed Malik appointed Pakistan’s Ambassador to Kingdom of Bahrain, Ashfaq (2 January 2016). "Ahmed". Gulf News. Gulf News. Retrieved 5 February 2016. 
  3. ^ "Foreign minister receives newly appointed Pakistani ambassador". Bahrain News Agency. Bahrain News Agency. 31 January 2016. Retrieved 5 February 2016. 
  4. ^ "Javed Malik appointed Pak PM’s special envoy". Khaleej Times. Khaleej Times. 6 January 2016. Retrieved 5 February 2016. 
  5. ^ Mojib, Imran (6 January 2014). "Pakistan PM appoints special envoy to UAE to facilitate trade". The Gulf Today. The Gulf Today. Retrieved 5 February 2016. 
  6. ^ "Javed Malik appointed as ambassador at large.". App.com.pk. Retrieved 2012-08-05. 
  7. ^ "Shaikh Mohammed accepts Pak PM Sharif's condolences". Khaleej Times. 20 September 2015. Retrieved 11 January 2016. 
  8. ^ "Pakistan keen to improve trade, economic ties with Bahrain: PM". APP (Daily Times). 7 January 2015. Retrieved 11 January 2016. 
  9. ^ "PM apprised economic, trade diplomacy efforts of Pakistan". The News Tribe. 4 March 2014. Retrieved 11 January 2016. 
  10. ^ "Javed Malik briefs Dastagir on his trade diplomacy initiatives". The News. 10 April 2015. Retrieved 11 January 2016. 
  11. ^ "‘PAKISTAN BUSINESS SEMINAR’ IN DUBAI". Pakistan Observer. 10 February 2014. Retrieved 11 January 2016. 
  12. ^ "Javed Malik brings investment delegation to Pakistan". The News International. 8 May 2015. Retrieved 11 January 2016. 
  13. ^ "Prime Minister to be Patron in Chief of Pakistan International Council". Associated Press of Pakistan APP. 12 May. Retrieved 2 October 2012.  Check date values in: |date= (help)
  14. ^ "PM appreciates performance of Javed Malik". Associated Press of Pakistan. 2 Jun. Retrieved 2 October 2012.  Check date values in: |date= (help)
  15. ^ "Overseas Pakistanis to meet in Dubai". Gulf News. Gulf News. 13 May 2010. Retrieved 5 February 2016. 
  16. ^ Mumtaz Hamid Rao, ed. (6 December). "Overseas Pakistanis Forum in Dubai on Dec 6". Pakistan Times. ISSN 1729-7915. Retrieved 2 October 2012.  Check date values in: |date= (help)
  17. ^ "First session of Overseas Pakistanis Forum: Overseas Pakistanis extend full support to Pakistan's challenges". Daily Times. 8 December 2009. Retrieved 2 October 2012. 
  18. ^ Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman, ed. (10 January 2012). "Nawaz appoints Javed Malik as special adviser". The News International. Retrieved 2 October 2012. 
  19. ^ "Javed Malik designated as Advisor to Nawaz Sharif on International Relations". Pakistan Muslim League NPMLN Official. 16 March 2012. Retrieved 2 October 2012. 
  20. ^ "Javed Malik calls on Nawaz Sharif". The News International. 18 February 2012. Retrieved 2 October 2012. 
  21. ^ Ahmed, Ashfaq (6 June 2012). "Former Pakistan PM wants to improve relations with US The president of the PML-N was in Dubai for business forum". Al Nisr Publishing LLC. Gulf News. Retrieved 2 October 2012. 
  22. ^ Pakistan International Business The News International 10 February 2014. print edition. Retrieved 6 July 2014.
  23. ^ "Javed Malik appointed Pakistan’s Ambassador to Kingdom of Bahrain". Gulf News. 4 February 2016. Retrieved 4 February 2016. 
  24. ^ "Insight with Javed Malik 8th June 2009 1/4" (video). YouTube. 8 June 2009. Retrieved 2 October 2012. 
  25. ^ "Insight with Javed Malik 8th June 2009 4/4" (video). YouTube. 8 June 2009. Retrieved 2 October 2012. 
  26. ^ "The International Diplomat – The magazine for the diplomatic community in the United Arab Emirates UAE". Retrieved 2 October 2012. 
  27. ^ Mir Shabil-ur-Rahman, ed. (2011). "All stories/articles Javed Malik (15)". The News International. Retrieved 2 October 2012.