Altaf Hussain vs Abdul Aziz Al Ghurair & family

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$55.6 Million
Net worth 2018
$2.9 Billion
Political Leaders
Industry
Finance
Karachi
Residence
Pakistani
Country
United Arab Emirates
17/09/1953
BirthDay
12/11/1954
1.66 m
Height
Children
5
University of Karachi, Islamia Science College
Education
California State Polytechnical University
NET WORTH STATISTIC
TIMELINE
2014

On June 3, 2014 Hussain was arrested by British police on a second charge of money laundering

2013

On July 3, 2013, he was arrested by British police and charged with money laundering and hate speech

2011

After the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2011, he contacted British PM Tony Blair and offered his help in defeating the Taliban

2009

In 2009, 72 criminal cases against himin Pakistan, including 31 allegations of murder, were dropped following legislation to promote national reconciliation

2000

On September 17, 2000, this famous politician stated that the partition of India and Pakistan was the "biggest blunder in the history of mankind

1997

This was later renamed the ‘MuttahidaQaumi Movement’ in 1997

1995

In 1995, politically-motivated fighting led to the death of his brother Nasir and his nephew Arif and their deaths were blamed on the government

1992

In 1992, the government began 'Operation Clean-Up' and sent the military into Karachi, arresting or killing hundreds of members of the MQM

1988

In 1988, MQM and Hussain participated in the national elections and the party won enough seats to be included in the ruling coalition

1987

In 1987, Hussain and other MQM members were arrested and he was not released until 1988

1986

Hussain was arrested following a political demonstration but the charges were later dropped, in 1986

1984

Hussain founded and has led the MQM political party since March 18, 1984

1979

In 1979, he graduated from the ‘University of Karachi’ with a Bachelor of Pharmacy degree

1978

During his final year at the ‘University of Karachi’, in 1978, Hussain was arrested after protesting for the return of Pakistanis and was sentenced to nine months imprisonment and five strokes of the whip

1974

He then attended the ‘Islamia Science College’, graduating in 1974 with a Bachelor in Science

1960

In the late 1960s, his family relocated from Karachi to Azizabad, where he attended the ‘Government Boys Secondary School’

1953

Altaf Hussain was born on September 17, 1953 in Karachi, Pakistan

1947

His family was originally from India but emigrated to Pakistan following independence from Great Britain in 1947

2011

As of 2011 his net worth was estimated by Forbes to be $2

2009

Saood, graduated from the University of San Diego in 2009

2008

Al Ghurair was part of the highest-level official delegation from the United Arab Emirates ever to visit the Vatican met with Pope Benedict and Cardinal Bertone, on 21 October 2008

2007

Al Ghurair was Speaker of the House of the Federal National Council (FNC) in the United Arab Emirates (the UAE Parliament) from 2007 until 2011

2006

His endeavours have earned the bank many international accolades, including the ‘Best Bank in the UAE’ Award 2006 from Euromoney magazine and the MasterCard Product Award for Mashreq UAE E-Gate Prepaid MasterCard card

1990

He was appointed to the role in 1990 and has since steered the bank into becoming a world-class financial services institution

1989

He was appointed Executive Director in 1989 and became CEO the following year

1988

He worked in various capacities till 1988 and he took over responsibility for the bank’s international operations, setting up branches in New York—US, London—UK, Bahrain, Qatar, Egypt, India and Pakistan

1960

Al-Ghurair is currently the head of Mashreq Bank, a leading United Arab Emirates commercial bank founded by his uncle Majed Ahmed AlGhurair during the Gulf's first oil boom in the 1960s

1954

Abdul Aziz Al Ghurair عبد العزيز الغرير(born 12 November 1954) of the United Arab Emirates, is the Chief Executive Officer of the publicly traded Mashreq Bank, and billionaire

1942

7 billion, making him the 420th richest person in the world