ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The Director General Pakistan National Council of the Arts (PNCA) and renowned actor Syed Jamal Shah on Tuesday was nominated as SAARC goodwill ambassador of HIV and AIDS Programme.
According to notification, Ministry of National Health, Services, Regulation and Coordination has been pleased to nominate Syed Jamal Shah, Director General PNCA, Ministry of Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage as SAARC Goodwill Ambassador of AIDS and HIV Programme.
Jamal Shah was born in 1956 in Balochistan province. Jamal Shah is an actor, director, painter and a social worker.
He has played different characters in several different drama serials. He later turned into a director to make dramas according to his taste.
Jamal Shah with his efforts laid foundation to the fine arts department in Balochistan University. Since the department was his brainchild, he was also appointed as its head. Jamal headed this department successfully for three years after which he passed it on to fellow colleagues.
Jamal Shah also created Artists Association in Pakistan. It was one of its kind for the artists, it was founded in 1985 and benefited many artists around the country.
Jamal Shah is one of the few artists in Pakistan who have achieved their education in the very same field.
Jamal Shah also laid foundation for Hunerkada – the stepping stone for many future artists. He polishes them with the greatest of teachers and the best of environment.
Jamal Shah envisions Pakistan to be in the top country lists for performing arts.
He is currently the Director General Pakistan National Council of the Arts (PNCA).