Ahmad Imam Shafaq Hashemi is Senior Research Fellow of the Institute. Masters in Islamics and Honours in English and Arabic language and literature, he carries over 34 years of experience in Media Management, Publicity, Projection, Public Relations and creative writing. He has contributed a series of rsearch articles, reports, and poetic compositions on topics of literary, political, and publicity significance, which have appeared in leading literary journals and newspapers at home and abroad, in addition to those broadcast by Radio Pakistan, Pakistan Television and other TV Networks. He has served Pakistan on different diplomatic assignments abroad. He is a linguist with proficiency in English, Arabic, and Urdu.