Namira Salim draws inspiration from the richness of solitude. Her strong faith in her inner-voice, is her guiding star. What is little known about Namira is, her versatile in-born talents in art, design, poetry and music, which she showcased via innovative art exhibitions at top Summits of United Nations and UNESCO. Namira has also held engaging multi-media exhibitions under the patronage and in the presence of Royalty since 1999. She is the Founder and Sole Proprietor of A SOUL AFFAIR, her exclusive label of decorative arts and collectibles, established in Monaco since 1998, which have exclusively been presented to world leaders since 2000.
Namira moved to the Principality of Monaco in 1997 after earning a Master of International Affairs from Columbia University. She is credited to the establishment of diplomatic relations between Pakistan and Monaco in 2009. Subsequently, from 2011-2013 Namira served as the First Honourary Consul of Pakistan to Monaco, having set up the First Consulate of Pakistan in Monaco. She also served as First Honourary Ambassador of Tourism to Pakistan in 2007. Namira was conferred with the Civil Decoration, Medal of Excellence by the President of Pakistan in 2011.
Namira Salim is a PADI Certified Advanced Scuba Diver. She had her first rendezvous with the deeps in the Caribbean during her first open water dives in the Bahamas, in 1995 and subsequently, in Dubai in 1996.