Sheryar Arif
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Areas of Expertise
Area of Study: Law and Human Rights

    Sheryar Arif Khan is a civil servant with the Pakistan Administrative Service and has worked as an Assistant Commissioner in different parts of the country. As Assistant Commissioner, he is the principal government representative in any city and his role encompasses a variety of duties including the implementation of social security policies, assessment of agriculture and land revenue tax, resolution of disputes, and oversight of public healthcare facilities. Mr. Khan has over seven years of civil service experience, and is a steadfast advocate for women and children's rights. His work has earned him recognition from the Provincial Government as an Outstanding Civil Servant. Mr. Khan holds a Bachelor’s degree in Law from the International Islamic University, and a Bachelor’s degree in History Education and Arabic from the University of Punjab, Islamabad. During his year at the Humphrey School, Mr. Khan intends to study the policy making process in the United States, and the implementation of rights-based policies.