Pakistan is one of those active countries that stay in limelight for something smaller or bigger, all the time. Sometimes, it’s either known for its economical crisis or for the political instability. In short this third world country manages somehow to be a hot topic. We have been sharing the rich lists of different countries and domains and it was interesting to find the difference of income between top ten richest people of the world, with the richest people of Pakistan.
Here are the Top Ten Mr. Richie Richs of Pakistan. You will find yourself thrilled by the end of the article, for sure!
1)Mian Muhammad Mansha
Net Worth: $2.5billion
The sound personality owner, Mian Mansha, born to a wealthy Chinoti family, owns Muslim Commercial Bank and he has 40 companies on board as well. He is the Pakistan wealthiest man who earns the fame and money with continuous struggle, hard work and devotion towards his work, and he is the first Pakistani to be featured on the Forbes list of billionaires being the 937th richest man of the world. He is an industrialist and an entrepreneur.
2)Asif Ali Zardari
Net Worth: $1.8billion
The well known face of Pakistan People’s Party, is the 11th President of Pakistan. He belongs to a well known landlord’s family of Baloch origin. He is the strong ally of U.S especially in the conflict of Afghanistan. In 2008 he was succeeded in obtaining a three-year multibillion dollar loan package from the International Monetary Fund in an effort to help the nation out of crisis. His political career could not stand firm thus he decided to run his family business and so went into real estate.
3)Sir Anwar Pervez
Net Worth: $1.5billion
The bold personality was born in a village named Thathi but moved to UK at the age of 21. He started with a small shop in Britain, Bestway Cash and Carry, which is now the second largest operator of its kind in Britain. He says about himself that he is enthusiastic about serving Pakistan and wants to do everythi8ng possible in his capacity for development and betterment of the country.
4)Nawaz Sharif and Shahbaz Sharif
Net Worth: $1.4billion
Shahbaz Sharif is considered strict and demanding administrator as the chief minister of Punjab and in the brother of Nawaz Sharif, who is the former Prime minister of Pakistan. He along with his entire family was made to leave country over a deal he made with Pervez Musharraf, the family returned back to Pakistan in 2007. Shahbaz initiated some major projects that includes e-Youth, to provide free laptops to 100,000 brilliant and high achiever students, Plan9 – Tech Incubator, a plan to accelerate development of entrepreneurial companies and few more great projects.
Net Worth: $1.1billion
The Chairman of Hashoo Group, which is one of the most diversified industrial groups with interest across real estate development, tourism, Pharmaceuticals and travel, is Aga Khani by faith. Nowadays he is known to be the leading star of philanthropy and hospitality industry around the world and has been honored with various awards especially for distinguished services for hospitality industry in Pakistan at World Tourism convention. He is also the owner of Pearl Continental Hotels and Marriott Hotels.
Net Worth: $1billion
Recently it has been updated that he is working on an $830 million real estate project known as Dubai Lagoon. The leading business tycoon, born on November 28, 1957, is the CEO of Schon Group. He had been taking multiple strategies to boost his business, which we can learn as well if we knew what are they, it is really simple he created a profile of Viadeo and LinkedIn to boost his career objectives.
7)Abdul Razzaq Yakoub
Net Worth: $1billion
Simple sense of responsibility and dignity could be the next element leading you to the skies if you follow his example. Yakoub went to Dubai to recover some money owed to his father from a friend, but mean while he realized, Dubai is a state of opportunities, he started with small formula of Table-Chair format and start selling cigarettes, perfumes and watches. Later with his brother he walked into dealing with textiles and food, which was not only marketed locally but he also start exporting it to Iran. Now he is the owner of ARY Groups and is known to provide financial help to Pakistani Government in times of need.
8)Rafiq Habib and Rasheed Habib
Net Worth: $720million
It is not always about showbiz. This is well suited on these two personalities on whom the Goddess of wealth has been in love, as they do not like to show off but it is said they own 100 companies throughout the world. In 1948 they provide financial assistance to Pakistani Government by giving away Rs 80 million when the unsuspected delay was observed in transfer of Pakistan’s share by Reserve Bank of India. The Group incorporated the Habib Bank in 1941. They also own Bank AlHabib and investing into autos, computers, oil etc.
Net Worth: $400million
Mr. Faroqi is ranked 8th on the list of being wealthiest. He is the chief minister of local Sindh bodies.
Net Worth: $250million
Here is now one more secret in the history of Pakistan. Nobody can answer, who is he? That is because he has kept his surname secret for business purposes. It has been stated his home comprises of his personal Tennis court, Private Gym and Swimming Pool.
Pakistan is one of those countries which is assumed to be an unsafe for living, however, the fact remains that the country has a lot of potential to deal with the miserable situation it is going through.
We wish Pakistan and its people all the best for the future,