Core Committee

Mr. Salman Mahmood Qureshi

| Director DoST |

A professional hotelier with formal hospitality education from IHTTI School of Hotel Management, Neuchatel, Switzerland (ranked as 10th best institute of hospitality management in the world) carrying 32 years of international experience in hospitality industry.

He has done various courses in sustainable tourism, eco-tourism, food safety management and organizational culture in hospitality environment. 

Former Regional Vice Chairman of Pakistan Hotels Association.
Member of Bahawalpur Chamber of Commerce & Industry.
Volunteered as Sector Specialist (Food & Beverages) as PS&QCA.
Member of Event Managers of first 03 editions of TDCP Cholistan Jeep Rally.

He is the only member of ‘Global Sustainable Tourism Council’ in Pakistan.

Mrs. Abida Firdous

| Addl. Director DoST |

She holds a Ph.D degree in Environmental Economics with focus on agri-based tourism.

She has also undertaken special courses in fields related to environment based tourism.

She has presented various research articles in Malaysia,  Thailand, and Turkey regarding different economic, environment, and health issues.

She also possesses a degree in TEFL and a diploma in ‘Food and Nutrition’.

She has special interest in hospitality and has served in university hostels as Deputy Registrar Girls Hostels. 

She has served as a  Educationist, women and child health nutritionist. 


Mr. Muhammad Irfan

| Deputy Director (Operations) |

Mr. Muhammad Irfan holds M.Phil degree in Management Sciences. He also holds a certificate in Food Safety Management,  ISO 22000:2005.

He has also recently obtained training on ‘Eco-Tourism for Sustainable Development’ from AHK National Centre For Rural Development, Islamabad.   


Mr. Athar Bashir

| Assistant Director Operations |

Mr. Athar Bashir is undertaking Ph.D in Business Administration and his research is based on tourism. He has served in boys hostels as Assistant Warden for 14 years. 

He has also taken special courses in the  field of hospitality management.


Ms. Rabia Yasmin

| Assistant Director Hospitality |

Ms. Rabia Yasmin hold M.Phil degree and has great interest in  hospitality services. She has served in girls hostels as Assistant Warden for 14 years. 

He has also taken special courses in the  field of hospitality management.


Ms. Kashaf Jabeen

| Assistant Director Tourism |

Ms. Kashaf Jabeen is undertaking Ph.D in Marketing Management. Her experience as Assistant Warden in girls hostels for 15 years has developed her skills to lead in hospitality management roles. 

She has also attended many courses in hospitality management.


Mr. Muhammad Akhtar

| Manager University Guest House |

Mr. Muhammad Akhtar is the Manager University Guest House since last 15 years. He is doing Ph.D in the area of EPM. He has vast experience of Event Management.  He has good communication & trade skills which have helped him to successfully organize big events of IUB over the years.

He has won many certificates, shields and cash awards for successfully organizing university events.


Mr. Faizan Sheikh

| Protocol Officer & Incharge Foreign Faculty Hostel |

Mr. Faizan is a self-oriented professional with diverse international experience in the field of hospitality and education sectors. He possesses an M.S degree in Business Management from one of the top Business School of UK, Cardiff Metropolitan University with research in hospitality and tourism. A Ph.D Scholar focusing on exploring opportunities in sustainable tourism and hospitality in Pakistan with broader view.


Mrs. Naveed Kaukab

| Executive Housekeeper |

Mrs. Naveed Kaukab holds M.S Degree in Management Sciences and has been serving IUB as Assistant Warden since last 14 years. She carries various certificates & awards for excellent service rendered at different events of the University.


Muhammad Umar Daraz

| Senior Food & Beverages Supervisor |

He holds M.S Degree in Management Sciences. He has worked as Shift Incharge at Al-Maida Restaurant Bahawalpur, F & B Supervisor at La-Taska Restaurant Bahawalpur & Room Service Supervisor at Pak Continental Hotel Bahawalpur before joining IUB at University Guest House as Food & Beverages Supervisor.