Abdul Sattar Afghani

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Abdul Sattar Afghani
24th Mayor of Karachi
In office
November 9, 1979 – November 07, 1983
Preceded by Allah Bakhsh Gabol
Succeeded by Farooq Sattar
24th Mayor of Karachi
In office
November 07, 1983 – February 12, 1987
Pakistani Parliamentarian from Sindh
In office
Personal details
Born 6 July 1930
Died 4 November 2006
Political party Jamaat-e-Islami
Residence Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan
Occupation Politician

Abdul Sattar Afghani (Urdu: عبدالستار افغانی‎; 6 July 1930 - 4 November 2006) was a politician from Karachi, Pakistan. He was twice elected mayor of Karachi[1] and once a member of the National Assembly of Pakistan (MNA).

Political career[edit]

Mayor of Karachi[edit]

He was first elected mayor in 1979, serving until 1983.[2][1] He was then reelected the same year and served until 1987.[2][1]

National Assembly[edit]

Afghani finally managed to win a seat in the National Assembly in 2002 from Karachi (NA 250, Karachi XII).[2]


Afghani married at the age of 17 and had four sons and three daughters.[2]


Afghani died in November 2006 at the Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi.[1] He was buried in the Mewashah Graveyard in Lyari.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d e KARACHI: Abdus Sattar Afghani passes away Dawn 5 November 2006. Retrieved 1 October 2010
  2. ^ a b c d Profile Archived 15 December 2010 at the Wayback Machine. Retrieved 1 October 2010