“My firm belief in my religion and the teachings of my Father Tullah Khan [Late], have helped me a lot in my life. My father was a great source of inspiration for me. He was a man of principles who transferred the long held family tradition of the community service and social work to me. 

Besides the birth of my children, the most auspicious moment of my life is when His Highness Prince Karim Agha Khan appointed me as a member of National Council for United Kingdom.

Although, a failure in our life is a bitter experience to bear with, but it helps us a step ahead towards the right direction if we reflect on and learn from it. I reflect back and try to learn something out of the failures I come across to put myself in the right direction. I embrace the moments of accomplishments by thanking God Almighty, and acknowledging the support of my family. Above all, I seek humility in success.

The ultimate aim of my life is to become a very prolific human being contributing towards improvement in the education sector and overall development in the Gilgit Baltistan region of Pakistan”

(Shaukat Ali, Gilgit)

-Mr. Shaukat Ali Khan completed his Master of Science in Computer Science (MS-CS) from Blekinge Institute of Technology, Karlskrona, Sweden. Initially, he did his engineering from Hamdard University of Engineering and Technology, Karachi. In addition, he is a Harvard Business School (HBS) certified Dynamic Manager and Leader. Currently, he is working at Novo Nordisk HQ, Copenhagen, Denmark as the Head of Global IT Network Infrastructure. Novo Nordisk is the biggest market share holder company in Scandinavia and 6th in Europe. Previously, he worked at UNICEF HQ IT Center in Copenhagen, Denmark. Moreover, he authored the book “Technological and social issues in the development and deployment of facial recognition bio-metric systems” and he is the recipient of over 30 national and international awards

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