Businessman Aqeel Dhedhi Nominated Member Of Sports Board Days After Hosting Dinner For PM
Businessman Aqeel Karim Dhedhi has been nominated as a member of Pakistan Sports Board, six days after hosting a dinner for Prime Minister Imran Khan at his residence in Karachi.
The premier during his two-day visit to Karachi had a dinner at Dhedhi’s home on his day of arrival in Karachi. According to the official schedule, the PM went to Dhedhi’s residence at 9:00 pm on June 16 and remained there for 45 minutes to have a dinner with the businessman.
On Monday, six days after the dinner, the government nominated Dhedhi as a member of Pakistan Sports Board.
Days after having dinner at the home of one of the country's biggest property and stock market speculators, the Prime Minister nominates him as a member of the Sports Board. https://t.co/enWofFco5w
— Khurram Husain (@KhurramHusain) June 22, 2020
Aqeel Karim Dhedhi is one of the richest businessmen in the country. According to his website, he currently holds a net value of more than $1 billion. He is the founder of AKD Group that owns companies in multiple sectors, including real estate, financial services, telecom industry, and stock exchange.