Lieutenant General Agha Farooq (retired) is a security, military and public diplomacy practitioner with sharp focus on contemporary conflict dynamics including social, public, societal and ideological behaviors affecting national, regional as well as international peace,
conflict and stability. Holds two master degrees; Master in Strategic Studies and Master in war
and defence Studies.
His Special Assignments in the past include; President National Defence University Pakistan. Senior consultant United Nations Office for Drug and Crime in Pakistan, Member Higher Education Commission of Pakistan, Member technical committee National Actlon Plan Cornrnittce for Counter Terrorism, India - Pakistan Mil to Mil track 2 dialogue. US - Pakistan Strategic Dialogue, Senior Vice President - Center for Pakistan & Gulf Studies. Chief of Staff and operalions for Federal Relief Commission for Earthquake Ocl 2005, Director General Earthquake Reconstruction & Rehabilitation Authority, Prirne Minister Secretariat.