In his early Civil Service career in the 1930s and early 1940s Mr. Faruqui was posted in Bombay, later holding the post of "Collector" or Deputy Commissioner there. In 1946 he was Deputy Commissioner of Karachi.
Later Mr. Faruqui became Chief Secretary in the government of the Sind province in the early 1950s. Later, as Chief Secretary to the government of Pakistan (East & West), he played an important role in the transfer of the capital from Karachi to Islamabad.
In the mid-1960s, Mr. Faruqui was made the first chairman of the Capital Development Authority, the local government body for Islamabad. He also held the posts of Cabinet Secretary, Principal Secretary to President Ayub Khan, retiring as Chief Election Commissioner of Pakistan.
Mr. Faruqui is also known for his association with the Lahore Ahmadiyya Movement. He has numerous article and publications to his credit. He was also highly regarded for his scholarly lectures on The Holy Qur'an
Prominent Publications by Naseer Ahmad Faruqui: