Introduction to the 2nd Cohort of Young Parliamentary Associates 2018-2019
Azad Jammu Kashmir
Muhammad Adeel Mahmood as a Young Parliamentary Associate is currently working at the Legislative Assembly of Azad Jammu and Kashmir. He is deployed with the Research wing and Public accounts committee (PAC). Adeel has worked for two years at the Pakistan Institute for Parliamentary Services (PIPS), where he gained experience in Parliamentary Research and worked on projects. Adeel holds a Master’s degree in Governance and Public Policy from National Defense University, Islamabad.
|FARHAN ALI KHAWAJA
Farhan Ali Khawaja is an MBA in Finance from Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad. He has served in the first cohort of YPA program in the Legislative Assembly of Azad Jammu & Kashmir. He has worked with Public Accounts Committee (PAC), Research and Legislation wings of Azad Jammu & Kashmir Legislative Assembly. He has prepared numerous research reports that included SDGs and implementation mechanism, Archives Management in Azad Kashmir Assembly and facilitated secretariat staff in different capacities. Due to the services rendered by Mr. Farhan, he has been retained in the second cohort of the YPA program and currently deployed with the Public Accounts Committee.
Usama Shahaab holds a Master’s in computer science & Information technology from University of Azad Jammu and Kashmir. He has been working as Young Parliamentary Associate (YPA) in the Legislative Assembly of Azad Jammu and Kashmir since November 2018. He is deployed with the IT wing of the Assembly. His role is to aid the Secretariat IT staff on revamping of Assembly website. He has attended a seminar on Inter-Provincial Knowledge-Sharing Exchange Visit to the Provincial Assembly of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
Usman Nasir has completed an LLB (Hons) from AJK University Muzaffarabad. He has been working as Young Parliamentary Associate (YPA) in the Legislative Assembly of Azad Jammu and Kashmir since November 2018. Currently, he is engaged with the Legislation branch of assembly, Public Accounts Committee and assisting the Members through the development of research briefs and talking points as required. He is also working on Kashmir focussed parliamentary debates and democratic process in Azad Jammu and Kashmir.