Aqeel Karim Dhedhi is one of the most famous and the richest businessmen in Pakistan. Currently, he holds a net value of more than $1 billion. From real estate and financial services to telecom and infrastructure, he owns various companies in multiple sectors. His contributions towards national economy and welfare of the public are remarkable.

His business adventures trace back to 1976 when he started trading in Karachi Stocks Exchange. Later, he had his own office there by the end of 1984. Since then, he has successfully made a good name in the financial services. AKD Group is one of the leading securities firms in Pakistan.

As far as welfare is concerned, he has always played his role in the betterment of society. Aqeel Karim Dhedhi was awarded ‘Sitara-e-Imtiaz’ for his charity work during the deadly earthquake of 2005. Currently, he also serves as a member of Board of Directors of Indus University Hospital and Shaukat Khanum Memorial Hospital.