Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah has appointed Prof Dr Akbar Zaidi as executive director of the Institute of Business Administration, Karachi.
Dr Zaidi has been appointed for a period of four years, according to a notification issued by the Sindh Department of Universities and Boards.
He is one of Pakistan’s most prolific political economists. Apart from the political economy, Dr Zaidi also has a great interest in development, social sciences and history.
He has written more than 75 academic articles in international journals, as well as numerous books and monographs.
Dr Zaidi will be replacing Dr Farrukh Iqbal.