Pakistan wins global distinction: Tariq Khosa reelected board member of international crime prevention Alliance of NGOs

Khosa first Pakistani to be a board member of Vienna-based Alliance of NGOs on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice

Vienna: Pakistan won global distinction on 18 May 2022 when Vienna-based Alliance of Non-governmental organizations (NGOs) on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice reelected Tariq Khosa, former director general Federal Investigation Agency (FIA), as member of the board of directors for another two-year term.

Tariq Khosa has served Pakistan in different top positions like DG FIA, IG Police Balochistan and Federal Secretary Narcotics Control Division. He is currently heading an independent civil society Centre for Governance Research (CGR) Pakistan.

The crime prevention Alliance, affiliated with the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), builds community resilience against organized crime and promotes international civil society collaboration.

Khosa held the honour of being elected member to the France-based Interpol Executive Committee where he represented the Asia Pacific region from 2009 to 2012 while serving as DG FIA and Federal Secretary on Narcotic Control.

He was a member of the working group of professionals that drafted the Counter-Terrorism National Action Plan after the Army Public School, Peshawar attack in December 2014.

He has authored two books “The Faltering State” (2017) and “Inconvenient Truths” (2019) that focus on the internal security and governance challenges confronting Pakistan.