Top 40 Richest Families in Pakistan

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F ollowing is the list of the top 40 richest families in Pakistan at the moment. I received it through a friend and have no idea about how authentic it is. It is an interesting read and does seem like that if not 100%, then it must 80% correct. However, it has missed some families which are sure to make the top 10, of the top of my head I can think of two: Giga (Pardesi family) and the family that owns ARY. Both of them gave the government of Pakistan huge interest free loans when it was on the brink of default after the sanctions imposed due to the nuclear tests almost crippled Pakistan. Anyway, check it out if you have time, as it is quite a long post.

1. The Nishat Group Mian Muhammad Mansha Yaha is the captain of this splendid ship
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The list of local and international bigwigs known personally to Hashwani is unending.

4. The Packages Group The seed of this huge empire was sown by Syed Maratib All, a renowned supplier for British Army and the Indian Railways before partition. The group launched a joint venture with Lever Brothers soon after 1947, but massive production of Pakistan Tobacco Company later reportedly made Syed Maratib All and sons install a packaging Unit by the names of Packages. Two of Maratib's sons-Syed Amjad All and Syed Babar Au have remained Pakistan's finance Ministers and two of his well-known grand-children-Syeda Abida Hussain and Syed Fakhar Imam- are political stalwarts who need no recognition. Late Syed Amjad Ali was Pakistan's first Ambassador to the United Nations, while Syed Babar Ali is the force behind the establishment of the LUMS. The group owns Nestle Pakistan too which is being run by Syed Yawar Ali. Syed Babar Ali has also served as Chairman
National Fertilizer Corporation during the Bhutto regime too and has been the Chairman of Hoeist Pakistan, Lever Brothers and Siemen. The group also acquired a good number of Coca Cola plants in Pakistan. Its famous brands include Nestle Milk Pak, Treet, Mitchells and Tri Pack Films. It has stakes in the textile, dairy, agriculture and rice Sectors too. The groups Contributions towards the cause of an independent Pakistan are unprecedented.

5. The House of Habib Legend has it that the Goddess of
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