Central Structure of KCB


  1. Central Chairman.
  2. Central Senior Vice Chairman.
  3. Central Vice Chairman.
  4. Central Secretary General.
  5. Central Deputy Secretary.
  6. Central secretary Finance
  7. Central Information Secretary.

In Future KCB will be launched in wrest of the world; So KCB created Central 313 Designations, to represent at world level from Kashmir, Gilgit Baltistan, Khyber Pakhton Khawa, Punjab, Sindh and Balochistan, and will bound to perform according to allocated Role and responsibilities. All managerial designations have four sub designations to support for managerial designation.

President of the State of Azad Jammu and Kashmir

Chief Excutive Board of Directors:

Mr. President of Azad Kashmir Mr. Sardar Masood Khan is the Chief Excutive of KCB Board of Directors.

His vision is to introduce the idea of community participation at grass root level by creating mass political awareness amongst the general masses. He is Chief Excutive Board of Directors. He played a unique role to develop and up gradation of KCB.


Prime Minister of AJ&K

Supreme Head of K.C.B & Member Board of Directors

Raja Muhammad Farooq Haider Khan ( راجہ محمد فاروق حیدر خان‎), Prime Minister of Azad State of Jammu & Kashmir, elected as Leader of House Legislative Assembly of Azad Jammu and Kashmir on 31st July, 2016. Raja Muhammad Farooq Haider Khan belongs to a well known political family & inherited the career from his family, his father Raja Muhammad Haider Khan (Late) led the Muslim Conference being the President of Muslim Conference two times i.e. in 1960 & 1963. His mother Mohterma Saeeda Khan (late) holds the honor to be the first female Member of AJ&K Legislative Assembly in the history of Azad Jammu & Kashmir.

His uncle Raja Muhammad Latif Khan was elected as a Member of AJ&K Legislative Assembly in 1970. His sister Miss Naureen Haider also remained a Member of AJ&K Legislative Assembly from 1991 to 1996.

Chief Minister Gilgit Baltistan Council

Central Governor General (K.C.B) Member Board of Directors

Syed Mehdi Shah S/O Syed Ali Shah, Born In 1954, He belong to Gilgit Baltistan. He is Graduate in Political Sciences; He is the Chief Minister of Gilgit Baltistan Council. He started his political career since 1971, He Played Very Responsible roles during his Political career. He elected through Election which were held in 2010.He had been worked lot of different Developmental Projects and schemes for Gilgit Baltistan. He has huge interactions to different international Non Govt and Govt organizations, institutes and departments. He played a very unique role to establishment of Kashmir Cultural Board and to bring closer two same regions (AJK and GB).He has a great potential to promote culture and elimination of poverty and unemployment through skills. Syed Mehdi Shah played an unforgettable role to develop and upgrade KCB according to the need of the time. He is Central Governor General of KCB since 2013.He is important part of KCB. He is central Governor General of Kashmir Cultural Board and important member BODs.


Shah Ghulam Qadir

Governor Board of Directors


1991 to 2016 Elected member of AJK Legislative Five times 1991,1996,2001,2006 and 2016

1991 Parliamentary Secretary

1994 Minister for information and Social Welfare.

2001 Minister for Finance, Planning & Development and Rehabilitation

2004 & 2005 Chairman Rules and Privileges Committee

2006 Speaker Legislative Assembly

Sardar Attique Ahmed Khan

Chief Controller General (KCB) Member Board of Director

Sardar Attique Ahmed Khan took oath as prime minister of Azad Jammu & Kashmir on July 24, 2006 and on 28 July, 2010 for the second time. He is son of a renowned political, social, intellectual figure and supreme head of “All Jammu and Kashmir Muslim Conference” Sardar Abdul Qayyum Khan who has the unique distinction of serving as prime minister and president of Azad Government of the State of Jammu & Kashmir.
He was incumbent elected “Prime Minister” of Azad Government of the State of Jammu and Kashmir for the second time. Sardar Attique Ahmed Khan unanimously reelected President of “All Jammu and Kashmir Muslim Conference,” the largest political party and harbinger of political emancipation of Kashmiri people in 2005.
He got credit in presenting ten points proposal before the United Nations, OIC Foreign Minister Conference Contact Group in UN HQ’s New York, held on September 20-25, 2006 over Kashmir issue were adopted by the annual coordinating meeting of the 57 member countries of OIC. He also led many political and diplomatic missions on sensitive regional issues to the United Nations, Middle East, Europe, The United States of America, and Asia and achieved excellent results compatible to the desires of the masses.
He elected five times, member Legislative Assembly (MLA) & Prime Minister of the State of Azad Jammu & Kashmir before recently assuming the office of Prime Minister. As prime minister, he introduced the concept of public-private partnership in the society with exclusive emphasis on equal gender employment opportunities and institutionalized the vision of “Green and Skilled Kashmir” with special emphasis to bring in awareness among general public on global warming, environmental development, youth rehabilitation etc.
The ideas initiated in print media have been widely capitalized by target audience with far reaching consequences. He also participated in various seminars and conferences over socio-politico and religious affairs held worldwide. Besides masters degree in International Relations, he Qualified “Arabic language” two years course from renowned Medina University Saudi Arabia. He is an articulate communicator with deep insight in conflict management.


Chaudhry Muhammad Pervaz Ashraf

Chief Administrator (K.C.B) & Member Board of Directors

Pervaz Ashraf the Minister for Physical Planning & Housing And Public Health, Azad Jammu & Kashmir.Pervaiz Ashraf Son of Late Chaudhry Muhammad Ashraf who was a renewed Sufi politician in whole of District Bhimber and District Mirpur AJK. Chaudhry Muhammad Ashraf was selected as the Chairman District Administrator when Mirpur and Bhimber was one district. He was elected in Kashmir Legislative Assembly several times and held the post of advisor to the Prime Minister Chaudhry Pervaiz Ashraf his son took control and came to the scene of politics as young as sixteen years of age. He had been selected member district councilor at a very young age. Afterwards Chaudhry Muhammad Ashraf retired and paved way for his bright young son.
Chaudhry Pervaiz Ashraf has so far has contested six General Elections for the AJK assembly from constituency of LA-V Barnala. He has won the elections four times. Previously he has held the portfolios of Minister for Electricity, Minister for Rural and Local Development and currently he is in the cabinet as the minister for Physical Planning & Housing and he also holds the portfolio of Public Health after winning the 26 June 2011 AJK general elections from LA-V Barnala .His Academic Qualification is:LLB, University of the Punjab, Masters Political Sciences, GC University Lahore, Masters History, GC University Lahore, He is with Kashmir Cultural Board Since 1990 as Central Chief Administrator. His native area is District Bhimber Azad Kashmir. He is a senior politician of Azad Kashmir, He serve as a minister since long time, his social working career is also very admirable. His phone rings 24/7, someone is always on the other end with an issue and he is always there to resolve their issues and problems for them As a Central Chief Administer his services for KCB are unforgettable for organization, He always played a unique role to brought KCB towards right directions. During his political career he serves at huge level for public, especially after earthquake in AJK his coordination with donor agencies and implementing partners is very follow able for others. He facilitated whole donor agencies and INGOs and NGOs to launch mega projects. He also has great exposure of international countries and embassies of the countries.Pervaz Ashraf also played a admirable role to organize and mange the mega functions of KCB all around the country.


Vice Chancellor University of Azad Kashmir

Chief Controller Research & education (K.C.B) Member Board of Directors

Prof. Dr. Khawaja Farooq Ahmad is the vice chancellor of University of Azad kashmir,He Belongs to District Muzaffarabad, Azad kashmir,According to KCB Role and regulations, Vice chancellor of UAJK will the Central Chief Controller Research And Education of K.C.B.Honorable Mr. Farooq is a very famous name of education sector wrest of the world.Currently he is Serving in university of Azad Kashmir as Vice Chanceller, He worked hard to improve and develop the university progress.Prof. Dr. Khawaja Farooq Ahmad is an important part of KCB as Central Chief Controller Research & Education and member board of directors. He did a unique work for KCB to bring towards right directions.

Sardar Gull-e-Khandan

Central in Charge (K.C.B) & Member Board of Directors

Sardar Gull-e-Khandan is a very famous politician of Azad Kashmir, He belongs to District Neelum, He started his political career since 1979 as a member of District Council. During his membership he done lot of public works and solved a major number of public issues.In 1985 to 1990 for five years he elected as a Member Legislative Assembly (MLA) from his area. He performed as a real public social worker for the development of community. He launched lot of community development projects in all around the Kashmir.
Mr. Sardar Gull-e-Khandan again elected for five years in 1991 to 1996 as Minister for Tourism, Wild life and AKLAS. During his five years tenure he played a great role to develop tourism sector all hilly areas of Azad Kashmir, he also focused on wild life betterment and survival, along with he developed the timber business from Gov,t level. He made AKLAS as a main revenue generating source.In 2006 to 2009 he selected as chairman Assessment/Inspection commission.Currently He is Honorary Central In charge and member board of directors. As a member board of director he performed very unique role to enhance organizational progress.

Mrs. Tanveer Latif

Central Chairperson “Woman Wing” (K.C.B), Member Board of Directors

Mrs.Tanveer Latif as a Chairperson Textbook Board, AJK (Jan 2012 to date) performing her best result oriented duties in AJK Gov, t. Her brilliant experience is now a attestation for the success of Gov,t and Non Gov,t projects and programs .Now she is an important part of Kashmir Cultural Board, She is Honorary Central Chairperson (Women Wing) in KCB and also Member Board of Directors.With an experience of a about 40 years of career based on teaching, text book development and management, She has the honor of being the only female from AJK to receive constitutional award of Tamgha-e-Imtiaz (Medal of Distinction) by President of Pakistan for textbook development spreading over 23 years. She was awarded Kashmir award by AJK Government on her book under the title “Women of Kashmir” and publicly appreciated as interviewer and eminent speaker of AJK Radio and Television. She successfully managed and completed USAID funded RISE Project of AIR as Director AJK Gov,t Liaison / Teacher Training. She also successfully managed project visits of Mission Director USAID, US Ambassador and high officials by bridging between high ups in AJK Gov’t such as President, Prime Minster and establishing liaison with officials of AIR and US authorities. RISE USAID remained most popular and result oriented project in AJK, wherein, her efforts and quality of liaison and goodwill among the civil society were a major contributing factor. Apart from other facets of education and curriculum development, I specialize in developing basic competencies of children.

Ishfaq Tareen

Senior Central Vice Chairman, Member Board of Directors (K.C.B)

Muhammad Ishfaq Tareen Belongs to District Muzaffarabad, He is also senior vice chairman of KCB, Basically he is a famous Business man of Azad Kashmir, But parallel he continues his social activities to give a better placement of local poor families, He also has been did great jobs to make better lives of poor students and local communities. He launched lot of community development projects through local NGOs. He is also founder of Traders Joint Action Committee.He is with KCB since day first, as a member BOD he played a nice role to better performance and brings organization towards right directions.

Ameer Ul Azeem

Provisional Chairman (Punjab) Member Board of Directors (K.C.B)

AMEER-UL-AZIM Born in Lahore at3rd Oct, 1958.His Academic Qualification is MBA, MA from Punjab University Lahore. He is a famous Social worker of Punjab; His Social Activities Short sketch is as under:

He was the Member Islami Jamiat Talaba (1977-87), the greatest and nationwide Organization of students.
– Active participation in IJT during 1977-87.
– Elected as Nazim-e-Aala, Central President 1986-88.
– President, Punjab University Students Union in 1983.
– Member Punjab University Senate and Syndicate 1982-84.
– Member Asian Students Association 1980-86 and attended

Conferences and Seminars held in Hong Kong, Bangkok and Malaysia.

– Director, International Islamic Federation of Students Organization(IIFSO) 1980-87.Visited Turkey, Malaysia, Nepal, Sri-Lanka, India, Bangladesh,Singapore, Sudan and Maldives, attended workshops and seminars Over there.
– Elected member of the Executive Committee,

Pakistan Advertising Association, Zone “B” for the year 2005-2006

– Secretary Information, Jamaat-e-Islami Pakistan 1989-2006
– Ameer Jarnaat-e-lslarni, Lahore. 2008

His BUSINESS Background

– Director Islamic Publication (Pvt) Ltd. A publisher of Islamic Books.
– Chief Executive Future Visions Advertising

Dealing in Press Ads, T.V Commercials, and Printing& Packaging etc. He is also Provisional Chairman of KCB for Punjab. He is with KCB since 2014.He performed a unique role to introduce and promote culture at national level. He is an important part of KCB.

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