Dr. Kamarat Ali obtained his M.A (Economics), M.A. (Sociology) and PhD. in Economic Development from Vanderbilt University, U.S.A. in 1979. He has been involved nationally and internationally in teaching and research for more than four decades. He is the member of 20 National & International Bodies/ Societies. He is member Editorial Advisory Board for six Research Journals. He edited three books and has published more than 50 research papers in various national / international journals. He has supervised six PhD theses and 26 M.Phil theses. Moreover, he has remained as Vice-Chancellor, Dean – Faculty of Arts-Social Sciences, Dean - Faculty of Commerce, Law and Business Administration, Chairman Department of Commerce & Economics at Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan. Currently, he is Director ORIC at NUML.