July 31, 2018 / BY Faizan Shahzad

4 Facts About Aqeel Karim Dhedhi You Should Know

Aqeel Karim Dhedhi is not an ordinary name in Pakistan. Being the Chairman of AKD Group, he is one of the richest business tycoons in the country. His net worth exceeds $1 Billion due to the fact that he owns various companies in many sectors including Telecom, Real Estate, Finance Industry, and Natural Resources.

The general public loves him too much and he holds a valuable position among the business community of Pakistan. One thing is for sure, being a billionaire means that one’s life is full of struggles and many unknown facts. If you seek inspiration from Aqeel Karim Dhedhi, also known as the ‘King of Stocks’, you might want to know more about his life.

In one of his TV interviews, he revealed much about his life that many never knew. Here is an overview of the four interesting about the life of Aqeel Karim Dhedhi.

  1. He loves traditional food more than anything else

When he was asked about his favourite food during the interview, his answer was a long list of traditional foods. He started with Nehari and went on to adding Kabab, Haleem, Paaye, Tikkay, Saalan, and Kunna.

  1. He loved sports in his childhood days

He cannot engage himself with sports now due to his busy schedule, but he used to play a lot of sports back in his childhood. Horse riding and swimming were his favourite hobbies and he loved to engage himself in fitness activities to ensure that his physical health is always maintained.

  1. He started a business when he was in seventh grade

He made his first trade in cotton stock exchange when he was studying in seventh grade. He lost all of that investment but that first experience proved to be a great lesson for him.

  1. He has been awarded Sitaara-e-Imtiaz for his social work

When the deadly earthquake of 2005 hit our beloved country, Aqeel Karim Dhedhi did everything he could to help the victims with medical aid and shelter provision. For his welfare services during that, he was awarded Sitaara-e-Imtiaz by the then President Pervez Musharraf.

Impressed yet? For sure the life of a billionaire and of a kind and humble person like AKD, there is more to find out.

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