Abdul Jamil Khan

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Professor A Jamil Khan S.I
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Federal Minister of Pakistan
In office
21 November 2007 – 25 March 2008
Preceded by Ch.Shahbaz Hussain
Succeeded by Firdous Ashiq Awan
Personal details
Born (1930-01-12) January 12, 1930 (age 87)
Mansehra, Pakistan
Political party Independent
Children Asad Jamil Khan
Tariq Jamil Khan
Parvez Jamil Khan Swati
Alma mater Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow
Occupation Professor of Medicine, Bureaucrat, Health Policy Maker, Medical Educationist
Religion Islam

Abdul Jamil (A.J.) Khan (born 12 January 1930 in a small village of Ahl in the district of Mansehra), he received his early education from Forman Christian (FC) College Lahore. Later he did his MBBS from King Edward Medical College Lahore, Pakistan. For further studies he went to Britain and did his DCH, MRCP, FRCP. He is the chairman of a private medical university and one of Pakistan's largest private charitable hospitals.[1] Khan's family assets have been estimated in billions both in Pakistan and abroad.[2]

Achievements[edit]

A Jamil Khan has been given the charge of some many important offices in the past which include;

  • Federal Minister for Population welfare, Govt of Pakistan.[3]
  • President Pakistan Medical & Dental Council.[4]
  • Member of the Advisory Committee of Health Govt of Pakistan.
  • Director General Health, Govt of Pakistan.
  • Former Vice-president of the EMRO (Eastern Medietterranean, Region) Regional Committee of WHO.[5]
  • Former President Pakistan Pharmacy Council.
  • Founding Principal Ayub Medical College, Abbottabad
  • Founding Principal Frontier Medical College, Abbottabad, Pakistan.
  • Member of the Hospital and Health System Monitoring Committee of the Govt of Pakistan.
  • Principal Bolan Medical College, Quetta, Pakistan.

For his meritorious services the Govt of Pakistan decorated him with Sitara-e-Imtiaz (Star of Distinction) by the President of Pakistan, the highest award given to a Civil servant.[6]


AJ Khan, visiting Haripur polling station during 2008 General Elections in Pakistan

References[edit]

  1. ^ "15-100% rise in gas tariff from July 1". Thenews.com.pk. 2011-06-15. Retrieved 2011-06-30. 
  2. ^ "Newsline » Blog Archive » Senators for Sale". Newslinemagazine.com. 2006-04-12. Retrieved 2011-06-30. 
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 23 October 2008. Retrieved 2009-01-10. 
  4. ^ http://www.pmdc.org
  5. ^ "Frontier Medical College Abbottabad, Pakistan". Fmc.edu.pk. Retrieved 2011-06-30. 
  6. ^ "Frontier Medical College Abbottabad, Pakistan". Fmc.edu.pk. Retrieved 2011-06-30.