The question arises in many people’s mind about the rich people of Pakistan and about how rich they are actually? But the answer of this question can affect many big names of country and especially of politics of Pakistan as they are also in the list of the richest people of Pakistan in the year of 2012. The business men community of Pakistan is declared as the richest people of Pakistan and they pay the higher tax in the country. Here is a list of top ten richest people of Pakistan in the year of 2012.
Mian Muhammad Mansha
At the top of the list there is Mian Muhammad Mansha. He got the first rank in the list of richest people of Pakistan by owing more than 2.5 billion dollars with him. He is a Business man by profession and is the owner of more than 40 companies in Pakistan. He earned a lot of money from his bank, Muslim Commercial Bank. He started his career in the field of business by one company which was his first project of Nishat Mill, and now he has a group of companies as Nishat Group. Mian Muhammad Mansha’s Nishat Group has assets of around 4.8 billion dollars. But the most attractive attribute of Mian Muhammad Mansha is, he never shown it off.
Asif Ali Zardari
Current President of Pakistan (in 2012), Asif Ali Zardari, comes on 2nd Rank in the list of richest people of Pakistan. By profession, he is a politician who has more than 1.8 billion dollars with him. He is the widower of Pakistan’s great lady, Benazir Bhutto. His assets include 8 prime properties in the United Kingdom and also have held million dollars in the United States of America. Asif Ali Zardari is the owner of some sugar mills and other mills in Pakistan and its property is in the entire world, read more about assets of Asif Zardari.
The third Millionaire of Pakistan rank goes to Anwar Pervaiz. He is the Chairman of Bestway Group and this Group is running more than 50 cash and carries with in Pakistan. Anwar Pervaiz’a property of $ 1.5 Billion make him richest person of Pakistan. He also has share in the United Bank Limited.
Nawaz Sharif, leader of Pakistan Muslim League N, and Shehbaz Sharif, current Chief Minister of Pakistan, come at number four in the list of richest people of Pakistan. Both of them have almost $ 1.4 Billion with them collectively. These two are the famous personalities who are politician by profession but they are doing some side businesses too which has increased their wealth in Pakistan. Nawaz Sharif and Shehbaz Sharif hold a major share in Ittefaq Group with one of their cousins.
Saddarud-din Hashwani is chairman at the Hashoo Group of Companies and he owns two hotels and restaurants named Pearl Continental and Marriott. Saddarud-din Hashwani also owns the Tycoon of Hospitality Industry in Pakistan. The assets of Saddarud-din Hashwani are up to $ 1.1 Billion.
Pakistan’s 6th richest person is the owner of $ 1 Billion. He is none other than Nasir Schon who is the head of Schon Group and a big business man of Pakistan. Nasir Schon owes Dubai Lagoon in UAE. He is famous as a person who has a Rolls Royce in Pakistan.
Abdul Razzaq Yakoub
The owner of $ 1 Billion, Abdul Razzaq Yakoub, also the president at ARY Group and World Memon Organization (WMO). He has got 7th rank in the list of richest people of Pakistan. Abdul Razzaq Yakoub is controlling about 7 channels and also owns 2 outlets of Gold in Asia.
Rafiq Habib & Rasheed Habib
Rafiq Habib and Rasheed Habib are at the 8th position in this list and their worth is $ 900 million. They have always played a good role in helping out Pakistan’s economy. They are the owners of Bank Al-Habib, Habib Bank A.G Zurich, Indus Motors assembling Corolla cars etc.
Tariq Saigol & Nasim Saigol
Ninth rank of richest person of Pakistan goes to Tariq Saigol & Nasim Saigol. Their worth is $850 Million. Saigol Group comprises of three different business houses. The Saigol brothers own the followings:
- Kohinoor Textile Mills.
- Pak Elektron Ltd. (PEL).
- Kohinoor Power Company.KTM MONO
- Faisalabad Grammar School, Faisalabad (FGS).
- Kohinoor Energy
- Saigol Computers (Private) Limited
- Kohinoor Motor Works Limited
- Saigol Motors
- Sajeel Motors
Dewan Yousaf Farouqi
In the last position, but not the least, there is Dewan Yousaf Farouqi with his $ 800 Million. The owner of Dewan Mushtaq Group and also owns some textile unit, has a Motor cycle manufacturing company and Dewan Yousaf Farouqi is also owner of the largest sugar mill in Pakistan.