Operations and Research

Salman Javed

Director General


Our Director-General. Mr. Salman Javed is a public policy practitioner. His focus is on non-conventional and non-kinetic threats. Which include hybrid warfare, radicalization and counter-radicalization,...

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Sumaira Khan

Senior Coordinator


Sumaira Khan is a battlefield journalist. From the military operations taking place in Erstwhile FATA to the moment when the last US flight took off...

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Reema Shaukat

Senior Coordinator Pak Afghan Youth Forum


Reema Shaukat is Coordinator (Research & Media) at Pak-Afghan Youth Forum. She works as a freelance journalist and also as consultant at Pakistan Institute for...

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Arqum Zaheer

Arqum Zaheer

Manager Outreach and Content


Arqum Zaheer, currently serving as the President of International Student Week in Pakistan (ISWiP),  simultaneously works as the Manager Outreach and Content Management at Pak...

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Ali Mustafa

Ali Mustafa

Manager PR and Outreach


Ali Mustafa, a graduate of Business School has secured his degree in BS-Business in operations management from Forman Christian college, Lahore. He is currently serving...

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Mehrbano Mahsud

Creative Manager


Mehrbano Mahsud hails from the south of KP province of Pakistan. She grew up in the mystic valley of Quetta and later on moved to...

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Inamullah Mikhail

Afghan Media Correspondent


Inam is living in Nangarhar, Afghanistan. A working Journalist and worked with many media channels in Nangarhar. He dis his Bachelor's in Journalism and Mass...

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Anees ur Rehman

Afghanistan Coordinator


Anees Ur Rehman – Journalist and traveler. Anees is living in Kabul, Afghanistan. He is a working Journalist and he worked with many media outlets...

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Nasir Ansari

Nasir Ansari

Event Content Manager


Nasir Ansari is currently doing his graduation in International Relations from National Defence University Islamabad. His areas of interest for study are politics, Philosophy, History...

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Zeeshan Zuberi

HR and IT Associate


Zeeshan Akbar Zuberi is currently working as Associate IT at Pak Afghan Youth Forum (PAYF). He has completed his Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science from...

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Muhammad Saad Pak Afghan Youth Forum PAYF

Muhammad Saad

Digital PR & Graphic Assistant


Muhammad Saad is doing Bachelors in International Relations from National Defence University. His areas of interests are History, Current Affairs and Politics. He loves to...

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Aisha Ali

Aisha Ali

Research Associate


Aisha Ali, is a research associate at PAYF, and is currently in her final semester of Masters in Peace and Conflict Studies from CIPS, NUST.

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Tayyaba Sattar

Tayyaba Sattar

Research Associate


Tayyaba Sattar a brilliant mind is working in PAYF as a Research Associate. She has done her Master's degree in International Relations from National Defence...

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Muhammad Abdul Wassay

M Abdul Wassay

Content Coordinator


Muhammad Abdul Wassay is a MS scholar at Centre for International Peace & Stability studying Peace and Conflict studies. His academic interests involve researching conflict...

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Nuha Saad

Assistant Editor and Content Creator


Nuha Saad is a Research Associate, Content Writer, and Editor at Pak-Afghan Youth Forum. She is currently in the research phase of her Masters in...

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Momna Maqsood

Momna Maqsood

Intern


Momna Maqsood is a student of International Relations at National Defense University. Currently working as a videographer, animator and script writer at PAYF, Research Associate...

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Shanzeh Rehman

Intern


Shanzeh Rehman is currently persuading her degree of BS International Relations from National Defence University. She is a writer, artist, photographer and a social worker....

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Sammar Amin Pak Afghan Youth Forum PAYF

Sammar Amin

Intern


Sammar Amin is currently enrolled in her BS in International Relations at National Defence University, Islamabad. She has been working with multiple organisations on leadership...

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Saira Ehsan

Saira Ehsan

Intern


Saira Ehsan, has spent much of her academic life in Pakistan, she is currently a BBA Student at Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad. She is an active...

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Muhammad Yasir

Muhammad Yasir

Intern


Muhammad Yasir is a student of Shariah Law from the Islamic International University Islamabad (IIUI). He is from Nangarhar and is currently in his 8th...

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Laiba Khalid

Laiba Khalid

Intern


Laiba Khalid is currently studying BS Media Studies at Bahria University, Islamabad. She is a photographer and a social worker. She has also done an...

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Nuzhat Rana

Research Associate


Nuzhat Rana works as a Research Coordinator at Pak Afghan Youth Forum. She holds an MS in Peace and Conflict Studies from NUST and an...

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