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Hanif Abbasi

Hanif Abbasi is a Pakistani businessman and politician. He was elected as a member of the National Assembly of Pakistan, representing Rawalpindi, on the ticket of the Pakistan Muslim League, in 2008. He was involved in an ephedrine controversy in 2012.

In 1986 Mr. Hanif Abbasi was running a general store in Omar Block Allama Iqbal Town, Lahore. Later on after the death of his father he became a branch manager of Habib Industrial Cooperative Corporation Ltd. and then in 1990 he moved to Rawalpindi. This is the surprising story of this businessman cum politician.

Hanif Abbasi was born in Lahore on 4 January 1966. His father is Muhammad Khalil Abbasi and he is one of five brothers; he also has one sister. He studied in the Muslim League High School in Lahore and went on to attend the FC College and University of the Punjab.