Javed Malik

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Javed Malik
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Prime Minister's Special Envoy
Assumed office
20 December 2013
PresidentMamnoon Hussain
Prime MinisterNawaz Sharif
Pakistan's Ambassador to Bahrain
Assumed office
31 December 2015
PresidentMamnoon Hussain
Prime MinisterNawaz Sharif
Pakistan's Ambassador at Large
In office
25 July 2008 – 22 November 2010
Personal details
BornIslamabad, Pakistan
Alma materFroebel's International School, Bahria College,
Middlesex University
ProfessionDiplomat, Journalist, Media Personality

Javed Malik is a diplomat and noted media personality who served as Pakistan's Ambassador to the Kingdom of Bahrain between 2015[1] and 2018,[2] and the Prime Minister's Special Envoy for Trade and Investment between 2013 and 2018. Earlier, Malik also served as Pakistan's Ambassador at Large for Overseas Pakistanis between 2008 and 2011.[1] Currently he is the President of International Diplomat Forum based out of London, Dubai and Islamabad.[3]



In 2008, the Prime Minister of Pakistan appointed Javed Malik as Pakistan's Ambassador at Large with the status of a minister. In this capacity, he advised and assisted the Prime Minister on issues relating to Overseas Pakistanis. Malik went on to initiate various trade and economic diplomacy initiatives aimed at promoting the business trade and investments opportunities in Pakistan.[4][3] He established the Overseas Pakistanis forum, which held its first session in the UAE. As part of his mandate to build international support for Pakistan, the Friends of Democratic Pakistan Conference was organised in Islamabad under the Chairmanship of the Prime Minister and in which British and European Parliamentarians especially participated and expressed their support for Pakistan.

In 2013, Malik was appointed as Pakistan's Special Envoy to the GCC. with the rank of an Ambassador by the Prime Minister, and given a mandate to promote business, trade and investment opportunities in Pakistan. In this capacity, he initiated a series of activities and encouraged international investors to visit Pakistan.,[5] and organised a number of seminars, conferences to highlight trade and investment opportunities in Pakistan.[6][7] [8][9]

In 2016, Javed Malik was appointed as Pakistan's Ambassador to the Kingdom of Bahrain. During his tenure the relations between Pakistan and Bahrain were upgraded to a Joint Ministerial Commission which agreed to expand the diplomatic, economic and cultural relations between both countries.[1][10]

In 2021, as president of Diplomat Business Club, Javed Malik noted that the club creates a unique networking opportunity for the international business community in United Arab Emirates (UAE).[11]


Malik has been associated with print and television media since 1999, and is a prominent political and international affairs analyst. He began his television career in London with Prime TV and later with ARY News, where he hosted, "Insight" - An Current Affairs talk show for more than ten years.[12] He is also associated with Geo News / Jang Group and writes for their publications, The News International[13] and Daily Jang.[14] He also writes for the Middle East publication, Khaleej Times.[2]

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  1. ^ a b c Ashfaq Ahmed (2 January 2016). "Javed Malik appointed Pakistan's Ambassador to Kingdom of Bahrain". Gulf News (newspaper). Retrieved 2 November 2021.
  2. ^ a b Malik, Javed (13 August 2017). "A nation on the rise". Khaleej Times. Retrieved 2 November 2021.
  3. ^ a b "Javed Malik briefs Dastagir on his trade diplomacy initiatives". The News International (newspaper). 10 April 2015. Retrieved 2 November 2021.
  4. ^ "PM apprised economic, trade diplomacy efforts of Pakistan". The News Tribe. 4 March 2014. Retrieved 2 November 2021.
  5. ^ "Shaikh Mohammed accepts Pak PM Sharif's condolences". Khaleej Times (newspaper). 20 September 2015. Retrieved 2 November 2021.
  6. ^ "'PAKISTAN BUSINESS SEMINAR' IN DUBAI". Pakistan Observer (newspaper). 10 February 2014. Archived from the original on 21 January 2016. Retrieved 2 November 2021.
  7. ^ "Javed Malik brings investment delegation to Pakistan". The News International (newspaper). 8 May 2015. Retrieved 2 November 2021.
  8. ^ "Prime Minister to be Patron in Chief of Pakistan International Council". Associated Press of Pakistan (APP). 12 May 2011. Archived from the original on 4 March 2012. Retrieved 2 November 2021.
  9. ^ "PM appreciates performance of Javed Malik". Associated Press of Pakistan. 2 June 2011. Archived from the original on 23 September 2015. Retrieved 2 November 2021.
  10. ^ "In a first, Bahrain's top diplomat to attend ministerial panel session". The Express Tribune (newspaper). 5 February 2017. Retrieved 2 November 2021.
  11. ^ Rohma Sadaqat (29 September 2021). "Diplomat Business Club connects business leaders in Dubai to highlight trade opportunities". Khaleej Times (newspaper). Retrieved 2 November 2021.
  12. ^ PkPolitics. "Insight with javed Malik - Tariq Azeem". YouTube. Archived from the original on 21 December 2021. Retrieved 13 February 2018.
  13. ^ Malik, Javed (13 January 2015). "Nawaz Sharif's Bahrain visit historic". The News International (newspaper). Retrieved 2 November 2021.
  14. ^ Malik, Javed (7 July 2019). "PAK-UK relations: nawaz, cameron positive meeting". Daily Jang (newspaper). Retrieved 2 November 2021.