The 5 Richest People Of Pakistan As Of 2017
Pakistan is a developing country and most of its people live below the poverty line. Most of the people do not have access to the basic necessities of life and then there are the middle classes who live in-between the never ending economic ups and downs.
But there are also those who are ultra-rich courtesy their hard work and smart business skills, and since there are quite a few, we will just mention them.
Mian Muhammad Mansha
He is the CEO of MCB, Nishat and Adamjee group, and has a network. Mansha is also the highest tax paying individual in Pakistan.
His net-worth is a whooping US$3.6 billion, making him the richest person in Pakistan until proven otherwise.
Asif Ali Zardari
The man needs no introduction. He is the co-Chairman of the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) and also the ex-President of Pakistan.
His net-worth is US$1.8 billion, making him the second richest person in Pakistan.
Malik Riaz is the founder and chairperson of Bahria Town. He is a business tycoon and a billionaire just like Hashwani.
Born to a contractor, Riaz had to drop out of school because his father received business losses and could not afford fee. Fast forward many decades, Malik Riaz proved to be smarter than many who had the privilege to go to school. Note: We are not implying that going to school is a bad thing.
His net-worth is US$1.2 billion.
Hashwani is one of Pakistan’s most richest people. He is a business tycoon, billionaire author and the founder and chairperson of the Hashoo Group, a conglomerate which is known for its Pearl-Continental Hotels and Resorts.
Hi net-worth is US$1.1 billion aka Rs 115 billion.
He is the CEO of Schon Group. The group has several branches for example it has a fertilizers company, a bank, a textiles company etc The company has its headquarters in Dubai and is one of the richest in Pakistan.
Nasir’s net-worth is US$1 billion.
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