FAST (Foundation for advancement of Science and Technology)
had its sponsoring body established in 1980 and it is registered with the Government of Pakistan as charitable institution. It decided to provide higher education to produce scholars and scientists with preeminence in 1985. FAST was the first in the history of the country to offer undergraduate program in Computer Science that was a real milestone in the country’s IT industry development. This university, sponsored by FAST, is considered as one of the most prestigious academic institutes of Pakistan with a trend of being a leader and a paragon, both in Pakistan and abroad.
A Board of Governors, elected in accordance with its Charter, manages the affairs of FAST. The members of the Board are eminent personalities in their respective fields and are associated with FAST in an honorary capacity.
Board of Governors of FAST
Senator Wasim Sajjad
Leader of the House in the Senate of Pakistan,
Former Chairman, Senate of Pakistan.
Dr. Abdul Wahab
Former Director, IBA, Karachi
Former Vice Chancellor, University of Karachi
Mr. Justice (Retd.) S. Ali Aslam Jafri
Federal Insurance Ombudsman
Prof. Dr. Atta ur Rehman, FRS
Chairman, Higher Education Commission
Advisor to Prime Minister (Science and Technology)
Mr. H.U. Beg
Former Federal Secretary (Finance)
Executive Director, Society for the Promotion of Engg. Science and Technology
Former Chairman Public Services Commission
Mr. I.A Imtiaz
Former Chairman, Central Board of Revenue
Mrs. Khadija Haq
President, Mahbubul Haq Human Development Center, Islamabad
Mr. Nawazish Ali Seth
Director, Ravi Thread Works (Pvt.) Ltd., Lahore
Senator Nisar A. Memon
Federal Minister, Information and Broadcasting
County Former General Manager, IBM, Pakistan
Mr. Qaiser Ahmed Shaikh
Former Member, National Assembly of Pakistan.
Former Chairman, Karachi Chamber of Commerce & Industry.
Dr. Rafique Ahmad
South Asian Study Center
University of the Punjab
Lt. Gen. Syed Refaqat
Former Chief of Staff to the President of Pakistan
Former Governor N.W.F.P.
Mr. Justice (Retd.) Syed Usman Ali Shah
Former Judge, Supreme Court of Pakistan
Former Wafaqi Mohtasib
Secretary General Rana Ghulam Shabbir,