Afzal Latif , Secretary, Wafaqi Mohtasib Secretariat




MA (Governance and Development), University of Sussex, UK
BSc (Eng) (Polymer Science and Engineering), Queen Mary College, University of London, UK

Afzal is a career civil servant who joined the Government of Pakistan in 1990. He has the experience of serving at senior policy implementation and policy making positions in the Government of Pakistan and in the provincial Governments of Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan. He served as Secretary in Industries and Production Division, Establishment Division, and Human Rights Division before assuming his responsibilities at the Wafaqi Mohtasib Secretariat. He has worked closely with donors such as the International Fund for Agricultural Development, the Asian Development Bank, and the Japan Bank for International Cooperation.


His areas of interest include Institutional Development and Civil Service Reform. Some of his publications are:

  1. Governance (Cyan, Latif). Background Paper for the Northern Area Strategy for Sustainable Development, 2003, IUCN  Pakistan.
  2. Northern Areas Strategy for Sustainable Development, 2003. compiled by Tariq Z. Khan, Musharraf R. Cyan, Irfan Tariq and  Afzal Latif, finalized and edited by Scott Perkin, IUCN  Pakistan.
  3. A Whole New Playing Field or a Whole New Game?, 2005. Geoghegan, Tighe and Latif, Afzal, Sic Et., Institute of  Development Studies Student Bulletin, November 2005, Volume 1 Issue 2



Afzal Latif

Secretary, Wafaqi Mohtasib Secretariat