Ex-Minister of Tourism, Senator, Islamabad
Graduation, Bachelor of Arts, Punjab University
Diploma, Hotel Management and Tourism, Institute of Hotel & Tourism Management, Austria
Diploma, Hotel Management, Cornell University, New York, USA
Masters, Public Administration, Carnegie Mellon Pittsburgh, USA
Nilofar Bakhtiar joined Pakistan Tourism Corporation as Assistant Manager, P.T.D.C., Hotels and Motels and later served as Acting Manager Flashman's Hotel, Rawalpindi and CeCils Hotel, Murreee. Worked for Intercontinental Hotel Rawapindi as Executive Housekeeper and as Sales Manager for 4 years. She has also worked as Consultant, Planner and Interior Designer for several hotels in Rawalpindi and Islamabad.
-2007 Federal Minister of Tourism, Government of Pakistan