I am extremely proud to join such a creative, enterprising and progressive university, and feel privileged to be leading the institution in the years ahead. The National University of Modern Languages has grown to become Pakistan’s flagship in languages and research-led university, recognized for excellence in teaching, research and service to the cause of education and society. 

As we look to the future one thing is certain – knowledge will be a key resource for the socio – economic progression of the nation and the world. Our challenge will be to generate ideas and cultivate capacities in our students’ for critical thinking and complex reasoning, that will benefit the society at large. To educate and train students who after graduation can work in fields with confidence, where they could be valued both for their specialized knowledge, and for their ability to research, communicate and solve problems. 

National University of Modern Language is becoming a leading university of choice because it puts students first and focuses its research on real challenges. I am committed to our role in transforming the lives of our students, the future professionals and entrepreneurs whose knowledge and skills will make tomorrow better.

Major General Muhammad Jaffar, HI (M), (Retired) joined National University of Modern Languages, as Rector on 10th July 2019. He was commissioned in Pakistan Army in Apr 1984 in Corps of Infantry. He is a graduate of Deakin University, Australia, Quaid-e-Azam University Islamabad, Command and Staff College, Quetta and National Defense University, Islamabad. He is fellow of Centre for Defense & Strategic Studies, Canberra, Australia, and Asia Pacific Centre for Security Studies, Hawaii, USA. He has served on various staff, Command and instructional assignments.