Our Team

Dr. Afshan Kiran Imtiaz

Director General, PILAC

A Ph.D holder, Dr. Imtiaz did her Master’s from Columbia University, New York, USA in 2011. She also holds a Master’s degree from the Punjab University, Lahore, Pakistan.

She is renowned for her administrative work. Currently, she is posted as the Director General, Punjab Institute of Language, Art & Culture (PILAC) and is making efforts for achieving the objectives of the Institute set forth in the PILAC Act-2004.

She has served in the Punjab Government in key positions; some important portfolios held by her are as follows:-

  1. Director General, Punjab Institute of Language, Art & Culture
  2. Director General, Social Welfare & Bait-ul-Maal Department, Punjab
  3. Director General, Special Education Department, Punjab
  4. Assistant Professor, University of the Punjab (on Deputation & as Visiting since 2013)
  5. Additional Secretary, Punjab Industries Commerce & Investment Department
  6. Additional Secretary, Punjab Finance Department
  7. General Manager, Punjab Tourism Development Corporation / Chief Coordinator, Institute of Tourism & Hotel Management
  8. Additional Secretary, Punjab Education Department
  9. Director Administration, Punjab Seed Corporation
  10. Deputy Managing Director, Punjab Health Foundation
  11. Deputy Secretary, Punjab Local Government Department
  12. Deputy Secretary, Punjab Population Welfare Department
  13. Deputy Secretary to the Governor Punjab State
  14. Deputy Secretary (Health), Punjab Finance Department
  15. D. District Officer (Revenue) City / Collector Court (Revenue), City Lahore
  16. Town Municipal Officer, Ravi Town, Lahore
  17. E. Assistant Commissioner with powers of Magistrate First Class, Lahore
  18. Research Assistant / Feature Writer, Daily Jang, Lahore
  • Editor: “Explorer” Magazine (Tourism Development Corporation of Punjab)
  • Chief Editor: Research Journal “Punjab Rung” (Punjab Institute of Language, Art & Culture, Punjab)
  • Chief Editor: Punjabi Magazine “Trinjan” (Punjab Institute of Language, Art & Culture, Punjab)

Muhammad Asim Chaudhry

Deputy Director (Art & Culture)

Muhammad Asim Chaudhry joined the Institute in 2006 as a Research Officer. He holds Master’s Degree in English Literature, Urdu Literature, PGD in TEFL and Bachelor Degree in Education. He is Assistant Editor of Monthly Magazine ‘Trinjan’. He is also the Course Coordinator in Radio Training Course for students from SAARC, Gurmukhi Learning Certificate Courses and Sufiana Kalam Shanasi Course. He has completed various training courses offered by government training institutions such as ‘Human Resource Management’, ‘PEEDA Act 2006’, ‘Project Management’ and ‘Office Management’.

Khaqan Haider Ghazi

Deputy Director (Language)

Khaqan Haider Ghazi, Research Officer of the Institute holds a Master's Degree in Arabic and Urdu Literature and is also a graduate of Law. Mr. Khaqan Haider Ghazi is a popular literary figure and has written many books on poetry, mainly in Punjabi Language. Some of his most popular books are listed below:

  • Band Gali wich Shaam
  • Dum Dum Naal Dhamaal
  • Samay Ka Gayaan
  • Madhu Nal Salaah
  • Germany Yaatra
  • Sawan Lae Udeek
  • Kahay Hussain
  • E-Commerce
Punjabi Poetry
Punjabi Poetry
Punjabi Poetry
Punjabi Poetry
Lok Kahaniya
Manzoom Stage Play
Educational Book

He has also written script of various dramas and Punjabi songs.Mr. Khaqan has been long associated with FM 103 and was the host of a popular on air program "Naina De Aakhay Laggae Aa".