A senior journalist by profession, renowned human rights activist, a well-known scholar, writer and columnist on current affairs. His education includes Master in Urdu and LLB. He has vast experience in the humanitarian and development sectors and possesses more than 20 years of experience as a volunteer. He has served as member of the Board of Trustees of READ Foundation Pakistan, for 10 years, and Kashmir Relief Trust (KRT) for 15 years. He is author of several books and publications on the issues of human rights, Kashmir dispute and travel books. He has won several awards at the national and international level including the Presidential Award from AJK government for three times and Shaheen Award of UAE.