Salman Haq is a retired business man. An advertising
and marketing practitioner with nearly 35 years of professional experience
in the fields, he is presently occupied in managing his investments
in areas of construction, property and money markets etc.
A Masters' Degree holder in English Literature, he also completed
a graduate course in Marketing Management from Tufts University in
Boston, USA. Has had the experience of handling the advertising of
15 multinational companies during his long career, which included
10 years of operation of his own advertising company. The multinationals
included Union Carbide Singapore, Medinpex of Hungary, Pakistan Tobacco,
Brooke Bond, Johnson & Johnson, Nestle' of Switzerland etc. His working
career has been with Goodman Pakistan, AIPL and Pakland Cement Ltd.
Mr. Haq has been brought up in a literary family, associated with
some great poets, writers and scholars, Mr. Haq naturally has had
a strong grasp of literature and social concerns. Has visited USA,
Canada, Europe, KSA, UAE, Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia and India
on numerous educational, official and leisure tours. The companionship
with literary souls has cultivated his own literary, educational and
writing skills, which embellished with his own wide reading, experience
of peoples and places, has refined his lifelong belief in the adage
that 'education maketh the man'. He stands convinced that for any
nation better future can only be ensured through good education for
all, and for having good education standards, better, refined teachers
need to be cultivated fast.