Asim Hussain

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Asim Hussain
عاصم حسین
Dr. Asim Hussain.jpg
Hussain addressing public gathering
Born (1953-11-28) November 28, 1953 (age 67)
Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan
  • Pakistan
  • Canada
EducationCadet College Petaro
Alma materDow Medical College
Years active1995–present
OrganizationDr. Ziauddin Group of Hospitals
Military career
AllegiancePakistan Pakistan
Years of service1990–1995

Asim Hussain, SI, HI (born 28 November 1953)[1] is a Pakistani-Canadian, active in the fields of health, education, and Pakistani politics. He is chairman of Ziauddin Group of Hospitals in Karachi, and former Advisor of Prime Minister for Ministry of Oil and Natural Resources, Pakistan.[2] He serves as the Chairman of Higher Commission of Sindh and Chairman of Petroleum Institute of Pakistan.

In recognition of his services to the nation in the fields of education and health care he has been conferred with the Sitara-i-Imtiaz and Hilal-i-Imtiaz.[3] [4]

On 27 August 2015 Hussain was detained by the Authorities in an ongoing operation within the city of Karachi launched by the Pakistani Army.[5]

Early professional career[edit]

Other positions:[6][7]

  • Honorary Personal Physician to the President of Pakistan, since December 12, 2009
  • Advisor/Federal Minister Petroleum & Natural Resource from May, 2011 until May, 2013
  • Advisor to the Prime Minister for Petroleum & Natural Resources/Federal Minister from November, 2008 until August, 2009
  • Chairman, National Reconstruction Bureau with the status of Federal Minister from May, 2008 until November, 2009


  1. ^ "Dr. Asim Hussain". Pakistan Herald.
  2. ^ "Zardari takes notice of health ministry dispute".
  3. ^ Hussain, Dr. Asim. "Nishan i imtiaz". The News. Retrieved 24 March 2013.
  4. ^ Hussain, Dr. Asim. "Hilal i Imtiaz". Business Recorder. Retrieved 24 March 2013.
  5. ^ Ali, Imtiaz (26 August 2015). "Dr Asim Hussain reportedly detained by security personnel in Karachi".
  6. ^ Siddiqui, Kazi Zulkader. "Asim Hussain, 695/Ayub". Petaro.
  7. ^ "TAG ARCHIVES: DR ASIM HUSSAIN". Pakistan Today.

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