Oath Taken by New MAAP Executive Body

It is announced with great pleasure that after the successful conductance and completion of MAAP election, the charge of MAAP executive body was handed over to the newly elected office bearers:  
President Dr. Zabta Khan Shinwari
Vice President Dr Nasir Mehmood Khan
General Secretary Dr. M. Munir Ahmad
Joint Secretary Dr Iftikhar Azim Niaz
Finance Secretary  Dr Khalid Rashid
Information Secretary Dr. Sadar Uddin Siddiqui.
The auspicious oath taking ceremony was held on 10 August 2009 at Margala Hotel. The Ambassador of Japan ,H.E. Mr. Chihiro ATSUMI also the Patron-in-Chief (MAAP) graced the occasion along with Embassy staff of Cultural section. The former President Dr. Muhammad Akbar welcomed the new cabinet and also committed for continued cooperation with the new executives. The new President Dr. Shinwari committed to comply with the oath and take MAAP to new heights of success. He shed light on his vision to extend the relation between Japan and Pakistan further in science and culture interaction, as well as to increase the number of slots for scholarship grants. Later his Excellency, the Ambassador of Japan also welcomed the new cabinet and showed trust in them for the advancement of cultural ties between the two countries. A shield was presented to the Ambassador in recognition of his support to the MAAP. Afterwards during the dinner the Ambassador mixed up with MAAP members and discussed various issues and topics in very light and pleasant mood.