American Pakistan Foundation Confirms Dr. Zaffar Iqbal to the Board of Directors

 American Pakistan Foundation (APF), a non-profit organization dedicated to organizing and galvanizing the efforts of the Pakistani American diaspora to enable them to participate in every facet of American society to their fullest potential, to enable the diaspora to serve those in need in Pakistan by assisting in socio-economic development at scale in Pakistan, thereby building bridges of understanding and lasting ties between the people of the US and Pakistan confirms Dr. Zaffar Iqbal, a medical doctor, to its Board of Directors.

Dr. Iqbal, a graduate of Dow Medical College in Karachi, is a practicing Internist in Arizona.  He is a founding Board Member of the Asian-American Network Against Abuse of Human Rights (ANAA), a US based human rights organization which works in Pakistan.  He is also involved with the Eqbal Ahmad Centre for Public Education which educates young minds with short documentaries. He is politically involved in Nevada where he initiated a state chapter of the Muslim Council of America, a progressive non-profit, to educate and mobilize the Muslim community.  He has interest in starting a public interest non-profit media corporation, similar to Public Broadcasting System (PBS), in Pakistan.  Dr. Iqbal lives in Las Vegas, Nevada.

 “APF’s focus on development in Pakistan and youth involvement inspired me to join,” Dr. Iqbal states, “I look forward to working with the board and team to drive further growth in these areas.”

 “Dr. Iqbal’s passion and commitment to public service, especially his dedication to promoting Pakistani arts is commendable,” notes APF Board Chair, Riaz Siddiqi, “We are fortunate to have such a dedicated and accomplished Pakistani-American on our board.”

Interested parties may contact APF at info@americanpakistan.org

American Pakistan Foundation (APF), a non-profit organization dedicated to organizing and galvanizing the efforts of the Pakistani American diaspora to enable them to participate in every facet of American society to their fullest potential, to enable the diaspora to serve those in need in Pakistan by assisting in socio-economic development at scale in Pakistan, thereby building bridges of understanding and lasting ties between the people of the US and Pakistan.  APF is a secular, non-partisan and inclusive 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.