Salim Gul Shaikh assumes office Secretary, Government of Pakistan Ministry of Culture on January 16, 2006.

ISLAMABAD: Mr. Salim Gul Shaikh assumed the charge of his new assignment as the Secretary Ministry of Culture here today. Prior to his posting as Federal Secretary Culture, he was in Ministry of Tourism. Mr. Shaikh, who was promoted to BS-22 on March 25, 2004 also worked as the Secretary Ministry of Privatization here.

He as vast experience of serving in various Govermnets departments, corporations within the country and abroad during his career. Prior to his job Privatization Division, Mr. Salim Gul Shaikh a senior officer to Information Group was serving as the Executive Member of the Pakistan Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) since its inception in March 2002.

He had headed Ministry of Information & Broadcasting as Additional Secretary incharge, Secretary Information Government of Sindh and also served as the Press Secretary to the President of Pakistan, Director General External Publicity Wing, Deputy Managing Director Pakistan Television Corporation and Pakistanís Mission at London and Washington. He joined the Information Group in 1971 through CSS.