Introduction

Nisar A Memon, who was born on 31 December 1942 in Karachi, gained his BSc from D.J. Government College, Karachi and MSc from the University of Karachi. He has attended courses in international Affairs at the

Nisar A Memon


Professional Achievements


Nisar A Memon, who was born on 31 December 1942 in Karachi, gained his BSc from D.J. Government College, Karachi and MSc from the University of Karachi. He has attended courses in international Affairs at the Pakistan Institute of International affairs, Karachi, IBM International Management School La Huipe Belgium and is a winner of the European Exceptional Achievement Award, Paris. He served as lecturer in the Adamjee Science College before joining IBM in December 1968.

Memon is a politician belonging to Pakistan Muslim League (Q). Before joining the Pakistan Senate, he was the Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting and the Federal Minister for Kashmir Affairs & Northern Areas during 1993 and 2002. He served as the Chairman, Parliamentary Committee on Water and Resources in 2003 and 2004. As Minister for Information he held various management positions at IBM, including international assignment to its European Headquarters, Paris and in Kuwait.

He was the Country General Manager for IBM (1989–1999) and the Chairman of the Board of Directors for ENGRO Pakistan (2001–2002). He has been a member of the board of directors for PSO, American Life, and Capital Asset Leasing. He was the president of Pakistan's Overseas Investors Chamber of Commerce and Industry and American Business Council. He is member Board of Pakistan Council for Research Water Resources and Member Board of Governor National University FAST.

As Senator, he was the Chairperson of the Standing Committee of Senate on Defence and Defence Production and the Parliamentary Committee on Water Resources. He was a member of the Standing Committees of Senate on Foreign Affairs, Finance & Economic Affairs and Housing & Environment Committee. He continues to be Member Board of Governors National University of Computer & Emerging Sciences, Islamabad.

Nisar Memon is the Foundation President of the Reformers Pakistan that was established in 1999. He has served as Vice Chairman National Fund for Cultural Heritage Islamabad, Director American Life Insurance Company Karachi, President Overseas Chamber of Commerce and Industry Karachi, President American Business Council Karachi, President, Pakistan Society for Training and development Karachi, Member Pakistan Engineering Board Islamabad, Member Syndicate University of Karachi, Member Selection Board University of Sindh Jamshoro  and Member Advisory Board and Citizen Police Liaison Committee, Karachi.

Memon has two children including Marvi Memon and three grandchildren.