Ambassador (Retired) Syed Hasan Javed is currently Director, Chinese Studies Centre, School Of Social Sciences and Humanities (S3H), NUST, Islamabad. Belonging to Pakistan Foreign Service, he retired as Ambassador of Pakistan to Germany in 2015. He also served as Pakistan’s High Commissioners in Singapore and Mauritius. During his nearly 37 year diplomatic career, he worked on two diplomatic assignments spanning over nearly ten years in the People’s Republic of China, where he also learnt the Chinese language at the Institute of Languages in Beijing(now Beijing languages University). He also worked in Pakistan diplomatic missions in Zimbabwe, Belgium and Tajikistan. At the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, he worked on a variety of assignments and responsibilities including South Asia, United Nations, Policy Planning, Asia-Pacific Divisions. He is author of ‘Chinese Made Easy’ and ‘Chinese Soft Power Code’.