Abdul Karim Jamal (1862-1924)
The King of Rice; The Merchant Prince
Sir Abdul Karim Jamal Abdul Shakoor Jamal was
undoubtedly the greatest Memon businessman of his time.
Sir Adamjee Haji Dawood
The father of the Nation, Quaid-e-Azam,
Muhammad Ali Jinnah, in his condolence message on Sir Adamjee's death said,
"He was a very loyal Muslim and rendered great services in our struggle and
the fight for Pakistan. His loss will be felt all the more, now, when having
achieved our goal we need his services for building up of Pakistan. His death
will leave a gap in the Muslim business community which will be difficult to
fill. His death is really a national loss to Pakistan".
Abdul Sattar Edhi
Mr. Abdul Sattar Edhi is a social
worker unmatched with any other individual, group or welfare organization. His
sole aim is to offer dedicated and unconditional service to the ailing and
Bilquis Edhi, wife of Abdul Sattar Edhi,
is a social worker in her own right. Mr. Abdul Sattar Edhi, a unique social
worker, who needs no introduction has always been supported by his wife Bilquis
Abdul Kader Jaffer
His Excellency Mr. Pierre Lafrance,
Ambassador of France in Pakistan, conferred the "Chevalier de L’Order
National du Merite" (Knight of the Merit Order) on Mr. Abdul Kader
Jaffer, President of Pakistan-France Business Alliance, on the 4th of February,
1995. This prestigious award was given to Mr. A. Kader Jaffer for promoting
trade relations between Pakistan and France.
Joosub Ebrahim OMSG
Dr. Joosub Ebrahim, who needs no
introduction, has paved a niche for himself in the annals of history as a
businessman, philanthropist and humanitarian in a class of his own. His work and
contribution to the upliftment of the poor and needy in the society, regardless
of caste, creed, colour, race or religion, and particularly to the cause of
education has earned him due recognition and honours.
Justice Ismail Mahommed
South Africa’s First non-white Chief Justice.
One of the most eminent and successful personalities of the Memon
Community. He passed away recently. Read his story.
Muhammad Umer Chapra
Dr. Muhammad Umer Chapra, a Memon, was
awarded the prestigious King Faisal International Award for his Services to
Islam in 1989. The Award includes a Gold Medal and a cash endowment of Saudi
Riyal 350,000. He has received several awards including the IDB Award for
Islamic Economics and the Institute of Overseas Award for Service to Islam.
Mr. Umer A.
Mr. Umer A. Rehman is a
veteran social worker, writer, journalist, editor and humanitarian of the Memon
Community. His contribution to the field of education and literacy, journalism
and editorship, community welfare work and upliftment of the society,
particularly the Memon Community, has been remarkable and highly commendable and
is spread over a long period of 40 years. Mr. Umer A. Rehman comes from a family
where three generations have contributed to the field of Journalism and Social
Service. He has been awarded with numerous honours, medals, certificates and
shields for his laudable efforts.
Muhammad Ashraf Tai
Grand Master - Bando Karate
For the past two decades Ashraf Tai,
with the help of his able and dedicated lieutenants, has made karate extremely
popular in Pakistan. Over 2,00,000 people have received training from Tai Karate
Centre which has now opened branches in India, U.S.S.R., U.S.A., Canada, Iran
Qatar, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, U.A.E. and Bangladesh.
Sir Abdul Karim Jamal
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Chairman, Kings Group of Industries
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Abdul Razzak Teli
Export Promotion Bureau of Pakistan
Dawood Group / Dawood Foundation
Minister of State,
Ashraf W. Tabani
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Chief Justice of Sindh High Court
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Councillor, Social Worker
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Chairman, AeroAsia Airlines
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