About DRAP

Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan has been established to provide for effective coordination and enforcement of Drugs Act, 1976 and to bring harmony in interprovincial trade and commerce of drugs and therapeutic goods. The authority will regulate the manufacture, import, export, storage, distribution and sale of therapeutic goods.

The Authority consists of a Chief Executive Officer and thirteen Directors.

Policy Board of the Authority

The general direction, administration and monitoring of the Authority shall vest in the Policy Board which shall consist of fifteen members, namely:-

(a) Secretary of the concerned Division (Federal Secretary BS-22)

Chairperson

(b) CEO

Member

(c) Representative of Ministry of Law and Justice not below BPS-20

Member

(d) Secretary of the concerned Department, Government of the Balochistan

Member

(e) Secretary of the concerned Department, Government of the Sindh

Member

(f) Secretary of the concerned Department, Government of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Member

(g) Secretary of the concerned Department, Government of the Punjab

Member

(h) Secretary of the concerned Department, Government of the Gilgit-Baltistan

Member

(i) Representative from Federally Administered Tribal Areas

Member

(j) Six experts from the public and private sector with equal representation from each Province, these members shall be from different specialties: