Ambassador (Retired) Syed Hasan Javed served in the People’s Republic of China in two diplomatic assignments in the Embassy of Pakistan for nearly a decade. Has also had diplomatic postings in Brussels, Geneva, Harare, and Dushanbe. He speaks fluent Chinese and is the author of several books on China, including Pakistan’s Bestseller ‘Chinese Made Easy. He joined the Civil Service of Pakistan in 1979. He holds a Master’s degree in Economics from the University of Karachi.