There have been numerous great men whose ambitions, assistance and hard work have made history. Whether the leaders are born or made, they have absolutely put their mark on the world history and will always be recalled as great and famous people. Pakistani history is also filled with lots of great people who contributed in their relevant field to make whole nation proud .Let us take a look at some of the top leaders of Pakistan.
1.Quaid E AzamMohammad Ali Jinnah(National Leader)
He is the greatest leaders of Pakistan and will always remain. He is the man, because of whom Pakistan came into being He is popularly known as Quaid-e-Azam and Baba-e-Qaum .He led the All-India Muslim League from 1913 till the date of independenceo Pakistan i.e. August 14, 1947.Muhammad Ali Jinnah laid the foundation of Dawn newspaperin 1941, which helped a lot in disseminating Muslims’ point of view.According to Jinnah, the state of Pakistan should operate upon Islamic tradition in customs, culture, traditions and national identity
2.Imran Khan (Sports +Political Leader)
Imran Khan was born 25 November 1952.He is a former Pakistani cricketer who represented Pakistan at international level for two decades and was the captain of Pakistan Team who won the 1992 Cricket World Cup.His inspirational leadership was a great factor in Pakistan achieving that landmark.He is one probably the best captain Pakistan team ever had.The greatest achievement of Imran Khan is the development of “ShaukatKhanum Memorial Cancer Hospital & Research Centre” one of the largest cancer hospital in Asia. Accomplishing such mighty task singlehandedly requires special skills.On the other hand a few years after he retired as a cricketer, Khan joined electoral politics. After entering the politics his major political work has been to bring awareness about the lack of justice in Pakistan. In April 1996, Khan founded a political party named as Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf and became its chairman .he is being followed by numerous people, especially by the youth.
3.Zulfiqaar Ali Bhutto(Political leader)
Zulfikar Ali Bhutto (5 January 1928 – 4 April 1979) was a great Pakistani politician who worked as the fourth President of Pakistan during the time period of 1971 to 1973 and as the ninth Prime Minister of Pakistan in the span of 1973 to 1977. Moreover he was the founded Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP), which one the largest and most dominant political parties in Pakistan.
4.Abdur Sattar Edhi(Social Leader)
He is often known as Edhi, is a great social worker and a generous contributor. He is the founder of the Edhi Foundation. It is the world’s largest emergency help and charity service. He and his wife received theRamon Magsaysay Award for Public Service. He is also the beneficiary of the Lenin Peace Prizeand the Balzan Prize. Moreover, in 2010 Edhi was given an honorary degree of Doctorate by the University of Bedfordshire.
5.Dr. tariqjameel(Spirtual leader)
Maulana Tariq Jameel is a renowned Islamic scholar from Pakistan.Heacquired greatrespect from Muslims all over the world due to his sermons and modest lifestyle. He has a simple, expressive and unique style of explaining the original motive of human life and its creation .He tries to use scientific examples to explain in abetter way. He has given lectures to all types of communities in the society and on various topics.He is a strong critic of moral deterioration, offensive practices and hardheartedness that have established its iron grip among Muslim youth.
6.Dr. Israr Ahmed[Late] (Spiritual Leader)
Dr. Israr Ahmad was born on April 26, 1932 mi Jami’ at-e-Talaba during his education. Even after leaving Jama’at he continued giving Quranic lectures to the people of Pakistan. In 1971 heleft his medical practice and completely devoted himself to give Islamic teachings. MarkaziAnjumanKhuddam-ul-Quran(1972), Tanzeem-e-Islam(1975) and Tanzeem-e-Islami(1991) were launched due to his efforts. Al-Kitab, Alif Lam Meem, Rasool-e-Kamil, Umm-ul-Kitab and Al-Huda are the names of television programs in which he appeared. “Islamic Renaissance The Real Task Ahead” is the name of his book which was written in 1967. He wrote 60 Urdu books on topics of Pakistan and Islam.Nine of his books were translated into other languages. In 1981 he was awarded with Sitara-i-Imtiaz.He Died on April 14, 2010 (aged 77)
7.Jhangir Khan(Sports Leader)
Born on 10, December 1963, Jahangir Khan is one of the greatest squash players of Pakistan. Six times he was declared the winner of World Open. He made record of winning British Open for ten times. He remained the unbeaten player for five years during 1981 and 1986. He won consecutive 555 matches during this time. Due to his marvelous performance he was awarded Hilal-e-Imtiaz.
8.MoinAkhtar (Performing Arts Leader)
MoinAkhtar is a Pakistani actor, who worked for Stage, films and TV .He was born 24 on December 1940 .Moin is a very versatile performer. He is not just an actor but also a comedian, writer, singer, film director, producer and a host. He started his career by working on Karachi TV. He has proved his exceptional acting skills in every field of acting. In a nut shell, he is one of the best artists of Pakistani.
9.Shezad Roy(Social Leader)
Shehzad Roy is a very famous singer and humanitarian .He is the president and founder of Zindagi Trust, which is a non-profit charitable organization that aims to educate the deprived children of Pakistan. In June 2004, he was awarded with the Tamgha-e-Imtiaz, which is one of the highest Civil Honors of Pakistan given for serving humanity. Moreover for his earthquake rehabilitation in Kashmir, he was given the Sitara-e-Eisaar. He was also chosen to be a torch bearer for the 2008 Olympic Torch relay as the representative of Pakistan.
Mian Mohammad Mansha was born to a wealthy Chiniot family in Lahore. He completed his education in London. His family was ranked at 15th position among the rich families of Pakistan in 1970. In 1990 he gained great benefit from privatization drive. During this era he gained controlling position in D.G. Khan Cement and Adamjee Group. But the acquisition that played vital role in his success is acquisition of MCB bank. He is also running one of largest textile mills in Pakistan named as Nishat Mills.