Muhammad Najeeb Haroon

Born in Karachi, Pakistan on 23rd May 1955


Qualifications:

• FSC from DJ Science College – Karachi (Passing Year 1973)

• Bachelors of Science in Civil Engineering from NED University Karachi (Passing Year 1979)

• Masters of Science in Civil Engineering from Oregon State University, USA (Passing Year 1987)

Career Highlights

  • Humble Beginnings: Started working at the age of 18 after father’s retirement.
  • Worked as Jr. Sales Assistant in PIA (Night Shifts) during Studies in NED Engineering University
  • Worked for Saudi Arabian Airline in Jeddah
  • Hands-on Practicing Civil Engineer for the Last 36 years, having rich experience in the construction industry of Pakistan. Worked for renowned local and international firms all around the world
  • Completed Masters Degree with a perfect 4.0 GPA
  • Professional Engineer licensed from Pakistan Engineering Council (www.pec.org.pk CIVIL-4875)
  • Successful Entrepreneur: Founded own company Principal Builders in 1987, a construction contracting firm, which is one of the leading construction companies of Pakistan (www.principal.com.pk)
  • All three children, after completing similar international qualifications, returned to Pakistan and are involved in the same profession (www.principal.com.pk/meet-the-team)
  • Founder Director of Credit Rating Agency JCR-VIS formed in 1996 and served on the Board till 2008 (www.jcrvis.com.pk/)
  • Founder and President of Pakistan Academy of Engineering Endowment Fund (www.pacadengg.org)
  • Fellow of Institution of Engineers Pakistan (www.iep.com.pk). Received Lifetime Achievement Award 2018 for contribution towards Engineering Discipline and the Construction Industry of Pakistan
  • Executive Committee Member of Constructors Association of Pakistan (www.cappak.org)
  • Among top 100 Tax payers of Pakistan since 2014 (www.dawn.com/news/1119596)

Political Highlights

  • Elected Joint Secretary Students Union DJ Science College – 1972-1973
  • Founder Chairman of Pre-Engineering Students Action Committee at the age of 18 and successfully negotiated with Sindh Government increase of 100 additional seats in NED Engineering University in 1974
  • Elected Students Union President – NED Engineering University 1978 to 1979
  • Founding Member of PTI and Member of First Central Executive Committee – 1996 to Till Date
  • First to join PTI from Karachi in 1996
  • Fathered the party in Karachi during its formative years. Became First President of Karachi – 1996
  • PTI Spokesperson on Housing & Works – 2006
  • Elected Senior Vice President (Sindh) in the Intra-Party Elections 2013
  • Elected Parliamentarian from NA-256 Karachi in General Elections 2018. First time contested General Elections and became successful. Winning lead of nearly 45000 votes from an area which was always predominantly an MQM stronghold. (https://www.geo.tv/election/NA-256)
  • Senior most Elected PTI Member in Parliament
  • The only PTI Parliamentarian who is a Practicing Engineer with a Bachelors/Masters Degree in the same discipline as their profession.
  • Highest Tax paying Member of Parliament – 2018 (www.dawn.com/news/1428524)
  • Highest Tax paying Politician overall – Elections 2018 (www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2018/07/02/ptis-najeeb-haroon-pakistans-highest-tax-paying-politician/)
  • Fully vested in the country. All Children/Grandchildren/Home/Business/Wealth all in Pakistan.

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