“Our Advisory Board provides us the best advice regarding strategic direction and governance of the organization. Members include the most well-known and prominent politicians, educationalists, bureaucrats, etc. We are honored to have some of the most famous members from different fashion of live on our board”
Mr. Murtaza Javed Abbasi
Mr. Murtaza Javed Abbasi son of Haji Javed Iqbal Late (Ex. MNA) was born in Abbottabad on March 15, 1970. He was elected as MNA in February 2008 general elections on the ticket of PMLN by defeating Sardar Muhammad Yaqub of PMLQ, former deputy speaker national assembly by a huge margin of 36000 votes. Murtaza Javed Abbasi has been elected as Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly of Pakistan and assisting NYA as an adviser.
Shah Mahmood Hussain Qureshi
Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Hussain Qureshi is an Pakistani politician, agriculturist and a parliamentarian who is currently serving as the Vice Chairman and deputy parliamentary leader of the PTI. Prior to that, he was the Foreign Minister of Pakistan and high-ranking member of the central executive committee of the Pakistan Peoples Party until being deposed by the central committee and the foreign ministry, on an issue involving the Raymond Davis affair, 9 February 2011. Qureshi was elected a member of national assembly from NA-150 (Multan-III) and was the runner up from NA-228 (Mirpur Khas-III) and NA-148 (Multan-I) on 11 May 2013 on the ticket of PTI. Qureshi is also the current Sajjada Nashin and custodian of the Mausoleum of Shah Rukn-e-Alam and of the Shrine (Darbar) of Hazrat Baha-ud-din Zakariya.
Mr. Gohar Ayub Khan (Honorary Speaker)
Former Speaker National Assembly Gohar Ayub Khan has five times elected Member National Assembly of Pakistan from his home constituency, Haripur. Mr Gohar has served as senior vice president of the Muslim League and was elected Speaker of the National Assembly after the 1990 general election, remaining in this post until 1993 elections. After re-election in 1993 Gohar Ayub became deputy leader of the opposition in the National Assembly. After the Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz victory in 1997, he was appointed Foreign Minister by Ex Prime Minister Mian Nawaz Sharif. Looking at past, he was first elected in March 1965 as a Muslim League candidate. In 1977, he contested the National Assembly seat from Peshawar Jail and was elected on the ticket of Asghar Khan’s Tehrik-e-Istiqlal party through the aggressive campaigning of his wife. Still performing his duty as a parliamentarian, Gohar Ayub Khan accepted the post of Honorary Speaker of National Youth Assembly to encourage the role of Youth in politics.
Mr.Kamran Lashari (Member Advisory Board)
A well known bureaucrat former chairman of the Capital Development Authority CDA. served as a chief commissioner of Islamabad before being posted to be the environment secretary and a Chief Secretary, Government of Sindh.
Senator Ilyas Ahmed Bilour (Member Advisory Board)
Senator Ilyas Ahmed Bilour is a renowned politician. He has served and is still serving to the businessmen community of Pakistan as a trader leader, elected as Technocrat member of Senate of Pakistan & representing his party ANP in Senate. He has a long association spread over a period of thirty years with trade, commerce, industry and has been the President Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry and President of the KPK Chamber of Commerce & Industry Peshawar. He got the opportunity to make in-depth study of the problems faced by these sectors and also has the will and potential to contribute towards the industrialization programmes both at the national level. He was elected as a member of the Senate of Pakistan in March 1994 on a six- year term. He is member of the Senate Standing Committees on Commerce, Finance and Economic Affairs and Water and Power, also working as Chairman standing committee on commerce. Mr. Bilour is also associated with NYA as Member Advisory Board.
Mr. Kanwar Muhammad Dilshad (Member Advisory Board)
Mr. Kanwar Muhammad Dislshad has served as a Federal Secretary of Election Commission of Pakistan 2004-09. As a Federal Secretary he had an extensive experience in Election Commission of Pakistan, was responsible for conducting General Elections, (National Assembly and Provincial Assemblies) Senate of Pakistan, Presidential and Local Elections of the country, having over 80 million registered voters. Being a secretary, he has taken some revolutionary steps towards transparent electoral system of the country, like; use of transparent ballot box and Voting screens, computerization of the electoral rolls through door to door enumeration and provision of Electoral rolls to all the main stream parties on DVD, training of thousands of polling persons and establishment of election city for the media for the timely announcement of election results. He earned his masters degree in Journalism from theUniversity ofPunjab in 1968, and worked as provincial Election Commissioner Balochistan. He is a member of our advisory board cum Chairman, Election board of National Youth Assembly.
Mrs. Sohila Mushtaq (Member Advisory Board)
Mrs. Sohila Mushtaq is Member Advisory board of the National Youth Assembly. She joined Government service in 1977, has been on various posts and rose to the level of a senior Joint Secretary in the Ministry of Youth. She has vase experience throughout world as visited countries like U.K, France, Germany, Australia, Singapore, China Thailand, Bangladesh etc. She operated many well profiled posts like Joint Secretary Awards (Presidential Award Wing), Deputy Financial Advisor (Finance Division) and Director General Administration in Benazir Income Support Program. As Senior Joint Secretary she supervised and monitored various Youth activities under Ministry of Youth Affairs and achieved many outstanding goals.Now she is offering her experienced services to NYA and contributing her precious time for the creation of better leadership in future.