Salma Ahmed Alam


Salma has been working in the public education sector of Sindh since 2008, first at the school level and then the government level, while consulting with the World Bank. She holds a Masters in Education Policy from the Harvard Graduate School of Education and qualified as a primary school teacher from the National Institute of Education in Singapore in 2016.

Board of Directors

Mr. Khalid Mahmood

Khalid has been the managing director and CEO of Getz Pharma (Pvt) Limited (2rd largest Pharmaceutical company in Pakistan), since its inception in 1995. Khalid currently serves on the board of the Zindagi Trust (www.zindagitrust.org) and the board of Eqbal Ahmed Center for Public Education. (www.eacpe.org). He has served as the president of the board of The World Wide Fund for Nature – Pakistan (WWF-P) during 2013-2015 and was on its board member for six years. Khalid is a supporter of the preservation and development of music, theatre arts and culture, and supports programs and initiatives in the areas of education, health, and sports for underprivileged communities.

Nazim Fidahussain Haji

Nazim is the Chairman of Alucan (Pvt) Limited as well as Alupak (Pvt) Limited, an Aluminum products business. He also serves on the governing body of Infaq Foundation (http://infaq.org.pk), the Centre for Development of Social Services and is the Vice President of the Limbless Foundation Pakistan. He is also a Trustee of the Zindagi Trust (www.zindagitrust.org) and the Aitemaad Pakistan Trust. He is a co-Chairman of The Cancer Foundation and a Director of the Sahil Welfare Association. Nazim was also one of founding members of the Citizens – Police Liaison Committee (CPLC). He received the Sitar-e-Shujaat (S.St.) in 1993 for his efforts as the Chief of CPLC.

Ayesha Farid

Bee Gul is a Pakistani drama scriptwriter, famous for her dramas Talkhiyan, Zid, Dar Si Jati Hai Sila, and Raqeeb Se to name a few. She completed her Masters degree in English Literature at Kinnaird College for Women.

In parallel, she is also serving as project manager of the Khan Academy Urdu project through which the Khan Academy videos are being translated into the Urdu language for use in Pakistan. She is actively involved in the creation of every video and is responsible for quality assurance for all academic content in the project.

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Our Head Office is currently situated at GECE Hussainabad; the campus for our pilot project. Reach out to us through any of the ways below. You may also click on any of our social media icons on the left and send us a message there!

Email: info@durbeen.pk

Mailing Address:
Government Elementary College of Education, Hussainabad
Federal B Area, Block 2, Karachi
Mobile: +92 331 5550715
Phone: +92 21 99333002