Naimatullah Khan

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Naimatullah Khan
26th Mayor of Karachi
In office
August 14, 2001 – May 2005
Preceded by Farooq Sattar
Succeeded by Syed Mustafa Kamal
Personal details
Born (1930-10-01) 1 October 1930 (age 86)
Karachi, British India (now Pakistan)
Political party Jamaat-e-Islami
Residence Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan
Alma mater Punjab University, Karachi University
Occupation Politician
Religion Islam

Niamthullah Khan, (born 1 October 1930 Ajmer India, British India) was the Nazim of largest city of Pakistan, Karachi from August 2001-June 2005. He graduated from Punjab University with a Masters in Journalism and a Law Degree from Karachi University. He is lawyer by profession. He is the chairman of the biggest NGO of Pakistan, Alkhidmat Foundation.He is the only Mayor of Karachi who was selected in Top-20 Mayors of World. He was among 3 strongest candidates for the top 10 world mayors in 2005 . [1]

Nazim of Karachi[edit]

He was first Nazim of Karachi after devolution plan. He belongs to Jamaat-e-Islami. Naimatullah Khan was elected City Nazim (Mayor) in 2001. . Nematullah Khan achieved to get an amount of Rs.2900 Million for reconstruction of Karachi,city council passed various projects such as 18 flyovers, six underpasses, two signal free roads and a huge water supply scheme for the people of Karachi. It was first time in the history of Karachi that all the stake holders in Karachi were incorporated for the developmental works in Karachi.the Karachi development plan comprises signal free main roads,many fly overs underpasses and the replacement of water and sewerage lines.

Niamthullah Khan, Mayor (Nazim) of Karachi. Mayor Khan resigned from office in June 2005 and was not re-elected in Pakistan's following local elections.

Introducing Niamthullah Khan, Mayor (Nazim) of Karachi Born: Ajmer India - 1 October 1930 City Nazim: Mayor - Karachi, August 2001-June 2005. Standing for re-election in August 2005. Early education: Shahjanpur –UP- India Graduation: Punjab University Masters: Karachi University Post Graduate: Journalism - Karachi University Law Degree: Karachi University Welfare Activities: Working with NGOs for Rehabilitation Work Other Activities: Law Practice 34 Years • President Al - Khidmat Welfare Society (NGO) • Leader Opposition Sindh Assembly-85-88.[citation needed]


  1. ^ "'s list of World top mayors". Accessed 29 November 2008.