October 01, 2018 / BY Faizan Shahzad

What four facts do we know about Aqeel Karim Dhedhi

Aqeel Karim Dhedhi is a leading business tycoon in the country having various ventures and firms operating in many industries. Born in 1857, Aqeel Sahaab is a common name in the business industry of Pakistan.

His companies lead the name in key sectors of our commerce industry such as real estate, stocks and finances, media, textile, telecommunication, and oil and gas exploration.

His TMT Ventures also supports and facilitates young entrepreneurs who are willing to serve their country by establishing a good chain of business opportunities.

But, little do we know about Aqeel Karim Dhedhi’s personal life. For obvious reasons, he likes to keep most part of his life secret and confidential but there are a few things about that many are unaware of. Let’s have a look at them:

  1. He has been awarded the highest civilian honour

For his notable monetary contributions during the time of a deadly earthquake in 2005 that shook the northern side of Pakistan, the then President Pervez Musharraf awarded him “Sitara-e-Esaar” to recognize his efforts. He is also seen participating in various social and welfare activities for the betterment of this country’s people such as organizing a fundraising event for The Indus Hospital.

  1. He has been awarded two PhD degrees

Being one of the richest individuals in Pakistan, he has been awarded two honorary PhD (Honors Cause) degrees by Biztek Institute of Higher Education and the Indus Institute of Higher Education.

  1. He is the 21st richest individual in Pakistan

Having a net worth of more than $1 billion, he ranks 21st on the list of richest individuals in Pakistan. Given that his companies operate in many key sectors of our commerce industry, it is not surprising to his net worth increase with extraordinary pace.

  1. He controls 70% of the stocks market

He has got the lion’s share in Pakistan’s stocks market given that he started his business career with this industry. He is considered the ‘King of Stocks’ and many call him Guru Jee of the market.

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