Dr. Asim Hussain
Dr. Asim Hussain is the Chairman of Higher Commission and the Chairman of Petroleum Institute of Pakistan.
He is also known as the Chairman of Ziauddin Group of Hospitals in Karachi as well as recognized as former Advisor of Prime Minister for Ministry of Oil and Natural Resources of Pakistan.
Dr. Asim is also a founder of Ziauddin University as he is the grandson of Sir Dr. Ziauddin Ahmed who had remained vital educationist before independence of Pakistan.
Dr. Asim is keenly active in the fields of health education and politics too and had also emerged as key politician.
He belongs to Sir Dr. Ziauddin Ahmed family during the time of independence of Pakistan and his family was close to Sir Syed Ahmed Khan. Dr. Asim completed his matriculation from Karachi Grammar School and then admitted in Cadet College, Petaro.
He spent long period of time in Army and got retired as a Lieutenant after which he decided to attain MBBS’s degree due to which he enrolled Dow Medical College.
Dr. Asim Hussain received his early education from the Karachi Grammar School and later enrolled in the Cadet College, Petaro.
After serving a brief period in the Pakistan Army, Dr. Asim Hussain retired as a Lieutenant and chose to pursue the degree of MBBS. He graduated from Dow Medical College (now, Dow University of Health Sciences) Karachi in 1978 and went to Europe for further studies. He cleared Member of College of Physicians and Surgeons (MCPS). in 1981 and continued his studies in Vienna, Austria. After returning to Pakistan, he entered politics.