Every country is expanding the house of income through different field and sources. Wondering where from this income come? The increasing of this technology is led by the richest citizens of the country. The top ten Pakistan’s richest people are still granting a huge amount of wealthy waves around the globe and increasing the position of the country on the rundown. Pakistan is considered as a poor country because of the terrorism and bomb attacks, and is neglected to be witnessed the developments. Despite all of the negative factors there are some familiar citizens who are making the country to the way of success. These personalities are serving proud moments from their ventures with net worth in billions. The economic development of Pakistan is mounting due to these successful entrepreneurs. Unfortunately, we are unaware of our very own richest Pakistanis who we should appreciate.
He was born in a middle class family who later became a business tycoon with technical mind frame of making money through investments. It is proud to list down Shahid Khan at the top with net worth of $8.7 Billion. His first job was as a dishwasher in which he used to consume $1.20 an hour. Through his intelligence he settled himself as an owner of NFL’s Jacksonville Jaguars, Fulham F.C. (English Football League Championship), and Flex-N-Gate (auto parts maker) in Urbana, Illinois. With inventive ideas he became an extraordinary successor and came amongst top 400 wealthiest Americans. When there is determination and will power then no one can stop to achieve success in life.
He belonged to wealthy family which migrated from Bengal to Punjab during the partition. The most renowned personality of Pakistan is Mian Muhammad Mansha who is leading the second position in the list of top ten Pakistanis. Mansha is considered as the highest tax payer of Pakistan, he is the CEO and the chairman of well known organization, Nishat Group. Moreover, the chain of success don’t stop here, there are other successful ventures such as Adamjee Group and MCB Bank Limited. The business expanded day by day and reached to the net worth $2.63 Billion. The industrialist of Pakistan privileged as 937th richest man in the world according to Forbes 2010.
Asif Ali Zadari
The richest politician in politics is none other than Asif Ali Zadari who is ranked as the third richest person of Pakistan. Asif Ali Zardari is a famous and the most controversial politician of Pakistan. He is the co-chairperson of Pakistan People’s Party and has served as the President of Pakistan from 2008 to 2013. He became more powerful after marring Benazir Bhutto in the year 1987, when it comes to the process of money making he is considered as smartest person. Asif Ali Zardari business has covered in various areas in and outside of Pakistan in the fields of agriculture and real estate. The income from various business sectors is calculated as total net worth $1.8 Billion.
Mohammed Anwar Pervez
The fourth richest person is Pakistani born British businessman Mohammed Anwar Pervez. He began his career as a wholesaler in UK and established a store in Earls Court, London that later he rephrased as Bestway. Along with his Bestway store he operated ten convenience stores around West London. The wholesale business grew vast while Bestway emerged into a multinational company which is considered second largest individual wholesaler in UK. The enterprise net worth is calculated around $1.67 Billion.
Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif
The politician became a businessman as well with his richest ideas and inventions. Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif was born in a wealthy family son of Muhammad Sharif, founder of Ittefaq Group, he was who was elected as Chief Minister of Punjab for three times. He attained his degree from Govt. College in business and law before joining the politics. Nawaz Sharif became a popular industrialist and politician who also served Pakistan in many terms that is why he stands at the fifth position with a net worth of $1.4 Billion.
Hotel industry’s famous business magnate Sadruddin Hashwani is the chairman as well as a founder of Pearl-Continental Hotel and Hashoo Group. The hotel management was not paused on largest pearl continental Sadruddin Hashwani built another hotel Holiday Inn not only in Lahore but also in Islamabad and Karachi. Moreover, he enlarged his business by founding Hassan Ali Company that became the largest cotton trading company in Pakistan. Sadruddin Hashwani has also diversified his business in exporting rice, wheat, cotton, barley and has invested billions in minerals, mines, insurance and batteries apart from his venture of hotel industry business. His successful business plans make him the sixth wealthiest individual of Pakistan with net-worth of $1.1 Billion.
Malik Riaz an estate tycoon is enlisted on the seventh position due to his remarkable making of towns and colonies. He is considered as a wealthiest person in Pakistan with an estimated net worth of over US $1.1 billion. He undoubtedly owns Asia’s largest real estate company and is the chairman and founder of Bahria Town Group. Malik Riaz began his career as a clerk in a construction company in Rawalpindi, later he went on to build Bahria Town in Rawalpindi and Karachi.
Danial Schon an entrepreneur of real estate market not only flourished in the field of estate but also served Honorary Consul-General for Guinea-Bissau in Karachi. With his first success at the age of 21 Danial Schon made $25 Million since then has grown the Schon Properties business to over $2 Billion. Danial Schon also begin Schon Business Park comprising office/retail space in Dubai Investment Park as well. Most recently he has launched iSuites a Hotel Apartments project close to the Dubai Expo 2020 site. He is Schon Group Board Member and considered as a young richest person on the eighth position with the total net worth estimated $1 Billion.
Rafiq Habib is the owner of House of Habib, Habib Bank A.G Zurich, Bank Al-Habib, Indus Motors and ranked on tenth in the richest individuals list of Pakistan. He is a well settled businessman with successful entrepreneurial ventures in the field of Banking, Retail, Automobiles and Construction. The total net worth is around $0.90 Billion.
The ninth wealthiest person is the founder of Saigol Group, Kohinoor Textile Mills, Pak Electron Limited, Saigol Motors, Sajeel Motors. His net worth is around $850 Million currently, Saigol Tariq has also worked on several government commissions and committees on a number of subjects, including the re-organization of WAPDA and EPB, right-sizing of state-owned corporations and resource mobilization.