Javed Jabbar’s range of activities and concerns covers writing, filmmaking, voluntary services, media and communications, environmental issues, politics, and public affairs. In addition to fifteen books including anthologies, and one screenplay to his credit, the third edition of Jabbar’s book, Pakistan—Unique Origins; Unique Destiny? was published in 2017, along with its Urdu and Sindhi language translations. At the 9th KLF, his book, Pathways, won the UBL Literary Prize for the Best English non-fiction book of 2017. The Urdu translation of his book, What is Pakistaniat? is being launched at the 10th KLF—its English edition was launched in February 2019. As a minister in three federal cabinets and as a senator, he has played a major role in enhancing freedom of the media in Pakistan. He drafted the laws which introduced private electronic media to Pakistan and the Freedom of Information Ordinance.