Engineer Khalid Asghar is a Civil Engineer by profession. He did his graduation with gold medal in 1987. He has done masters in Defense Technology from Cranfied University, UK in 1994-95 and Defense Studies from National Defence University, Islamabad in 2002-03. He has remained head of various organisations dealing with planning, designing and consultancy of Civil Engineering projects and their management. He has vast experience of execution of multi billion mega projects. He also remained an active member of Governing Body of PEC.
As a chairperson of mega construction organization, Engineer Khalid had key role in conception, planning and execution of China Pakistan Economic Corridor projects. He also has vast experience of Communication and Information Technology fields, where he led the development and deployment of Communication & Information Technology Systems in a short span of time.
He has contributed significantly in rehabilitation works in Federal Administered Tribal Areas of Pakistan as Chief Engineer of these projects. He also effectively coordinated anti polio drive at national lvl as member of Prime Minister’s Task Force. Resultantly, Pakistan is nearing the objective of Polio Free Country in just three years time span.
NUTECH is the brain child of Engineer Khalid Asghar. He conceived the concept of National University of Technology and Skills – NUTECH in 2015. It’s a pioneer university in technology and skills education in Pakistan with enhanced linkages with industry and market needs. With his dedication and hard work as Director General of NUTECH Project since 2015, NUTECH charter has been approved through exhaustive approval process in just two years, the campus has been planned and contracted in a year plus time period and undergrad engineering technology programs will commence in Sep 2018.