Pakistan is not categorized as an affluent country but has a lot of richness when it comes to the public, mostly in the business domain. Pakistan business sector is rapidly growing with new business models and initiatives to promote the small to large business ventures and entrepreneurial economy. While the perpetual competition between business rivals and competitors continues, there are a few big names which have attained influence locally and internationally through their novel business strategies and years of excellence.
Here is a list of top 10 richest businessmen of Pakistan for the year 2018 who have assets that have gained them a net worth in billions:
1. Shahid Khan
Also known as Shah Khan, Shahid Khan was born in Lahore and moved to USA later. He is a business investor and his successful business ventures have gained him a position in the list of top richest men in the world. Shah Khan is the owner of Jacksonville Jaguars of the National Football League and Fulham F.C. of the English Premier League. He has a net worth of $7.7 billion.
2. Mian Muhammad Mansha
Mian Muhammad Mansha, popularly known as the owner of Muslim Commercial Bank (MCB) and is also the CEO of Lahore-based international agglomerate Nishat Group. He is a billionaire having a net worth of 1 billion.
3. Asif Ali Zardari
Husband of the late Benazir Bhutto, Asif Ali Zardari is leading one of the major political parties in Pakistan. He is also successful business investor, owner of many properties and has a high stake in sugar mills across the country. He has a net worth of 1.8 billion dollars.
4. Anwar Pervez
Anwar Perves is a Pakistani-British businessman. He is the author and CEO of Bestway group that is working in Pakistan and has over 50 cash and carry throughout the country. His net worth is $3.8 billion.
5. Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif
Former Prime Minister of Pakistan. Nawaz Sharif, the son of Sharif Family has been a well-known name in Pakistan both as a Politician and as a businessman. Nawaz Sharif has remain in power multiple times and has expanded his business all along. He is the owner of many steel mills and sugar mills and has a net worth of $1.4 billllion
6. Sadruddin Hashwani
Sadruddin Hashwani is a very well-known business tycoon and a billionaire. He owns the Hashoo Group famous for Perl Continental Hotel and Resorts. Sadruddin Hashwani has a net worth of $3.4 billion.
7. Malik Riaz
A very popular business man who own the biggest private Real estate project in Pakistan and Asia i.e. Bahria Town. Other than his business, he is known by the people as a philanthropist too. He has a very kind heart and is always there for the sick and poor and helps them with any financial assistance they need. Malik Riaz net worth of $1.5 billion as on 2018.
8. Danial Schon
Danial Schon, the owner of Schon group is also among the wealthiest businessmen in the country. Schon group deals with real estate and development projects working in UAE. He has a net worth of $1 billion.
9. Tariq Saigol
The owner of Saigol Group, Pak Electron Limited and Kohinoor Textiles Mills. They are one of the wealthiest families and currently have a net worth of $850 million.
10. Rafiq Habib
Rafiq Habib belongs to the Habib Family who have been proud owners of Habib Bank Limited. Rafiq Habib also owns real estate projects and has been a very successful businessman with a net worth of $0.9 billion.