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.
|In Urdu :||نثار میمن|
|Native Name :||Nisar|
|Residence:||Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan|
|Education:||Master of Science degree|
|Alma mater :||University of Karachi|
|Profession:||Business & Politician|
|Date:||31 December 1942|
|Place:||Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan|
|Political Party:||Pakistan Muslim League (Q)|
|Serve As:||Member of the Pakistan Senate|
|Senate from :||From the district|
|In office:||March 2003 – March 2009|
|President :||Pervez Musharraf & Asif Ali Zardari|
|Prime Minister :||Shaukat Aziz & Yousaf Raza Gillani|
|Role:||Information and Broadcasting|
|Dates:||1993, 2002 and 2007|
|In Office 2|
|Role:||Kashmir Affairs and Northern Areas and State and Frontier Regions|
|Dates:||1993 and 2002|
Memon holds a Master of Science degree from Karachi University. Before joining the Senate of Pakistan, he was the Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting (1993 and 2002), the Federal Minister for Kashmir Affairs and Northern Areas and State and Frontier Regions (KANA and SAFRON) during 1993 and 2002, the Country General Manager for IBM (1989–1999) and the Chairman of the Board of Directors for Engro Group 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, American Business Council, and The Reformers (an NGO).
His Daughter Marvi Memon
Marvi Memon chairman of BISP (Benazir Income Support Program), Marvi Memon has outperformed every other person in Pakistan to help the poor & needy get financial support through a transparent mechanism.Marvi has been with PML (N) since 2013 and before that, she was elected as a member of National Assembly from Pakistan Muslim League (Q), the political party which has been lead by Chaudhry Shujat Hussain.
Member ofPakistan Muslim League Q
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.
AsGeneral Manager for IBM
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.
Foundation President of the Reformers Pakistan
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.
Islamabad April 14 2007
Senator Nisar A. Memon, Chairman Senate Standing Committee on Defence and Defence Productions addressed a Press Conference in Parliament House, Islamabad and told the media men about the successful visit of the Senate Standing Committee on Defence and Defence Production to China.
Shanghai April 10 2007
The Senate Standing Committee on Defence and Defence Production led by Senator Nisar A. Memon led by Senator Nisar A. Memon visited the Chengdu Aircraft Design and Research Institute for briefing on the design of JF-17 aircraft besides Chengdu Aircraft Industrial Corporation to see the production line of JF-178.
Beijing April 04 2007
The Senate Standing Committee on Defence and Defence Production led by Senator Nisar A. Memon visited the Great Hall of the People for a meeting with Madam He Luli, Vice Chairperson of the National People’s Congress. Later the delegation visited the National Defence University.
Karachi January 02 2007
The President General Pervaiz Musharraf has facilitated the people of Sindh on the occasion of Eid-ul-Azha. This he said to a large number people who gathered at Senator Nisar A. Memon’s Secretariat on the Second day of Eid. People comprised, Lawyers, Businessmen, KESC employees Union, Pakistan Steel Mills Employees Union, Labour leaders, party leaders and workers of Pakistan Muslim League and general public. The President said that he and the people of Karachi and Sindh trust on the leadership of Senator Nisar A. Memon. He also assured the people that Senator Nisar A. Memon is his old guard and he said that he firmly believes that the people of Karachi and Sindh will fully support him so that Pakistan can become stronger.
Thatta December 04 2006
Senator Nisar A. Memon, Chairman, Standing Committee on Defence & Defence Production visited Keti Bundar, District Thatta today. He was accompanied by Mr. Kamal Hayat, Chief Executive Officer of Pakistan Poverty Alleviation Fundh (PPAF), Mr. Asif Merchant, Chief Executive, Agha Khan Planning and Building Services (AKPBS) and other officials. The purpose of the visit was to review projects being undertaken by PPAF and AKPBS. Senator Nisar A. Memon also inaugurated the major scheme of supply of electricity to Village Mohammad Ali Chollani, District Thatta.
Islamabad July 15 2006
Senator Nisar A. Memon expressed his shock and grieve over the terrorist attack in Karachi resulting in the Shahadat of Allama Hassan Turabi and others. He offered condolences to the bereaved family and the people of Pakistan on this occasion.
Nisar A. Memon strongly condemned this terrorist act and call upon the Government of Sindh to unearth the conspiracies against the people and the country and seek all support from Federal Government to bring the culprits to the books.
Karachi June 30 2006
Mr. Nisar Baloch, Chairman Karachi NGO’s Alliance called on Senator Nisar A. Memon at his residence in Karachi and discussed the problems being faced by the residents of their Goth. Later they visited Abdul Rehman Goth, Hawks Bay, Karachi where the Senator addressed the villagers in Town Hall and assured them of his support in resolving their water through pipeline problem and land regularization problem. The Union Council Nazim, Mr. Mubarak Sangha Baloch presented details of problems of areas and his efforts. Senator Nisar A. Memon announced Rs. 10 Lakh out of his Tamer-e-Pakistan Program for development projects in their Goth.
Islamabad June 21 2006
Senator Nisar A. Memon while participating in the Fifth Meeting of the Parliamentary Consultative Group on Women’s Issues-PCGWI felt that what is needed in Pakistan most urgently is good governance through strengthened democratic institutions-political parties and parliament. He opined that monitoring of MDGs that impact women-including safe drinking water, health, education – was very important and PCGWI should take up this issue in the year ahead. He said that parliamentary committees can take up oversight on these issues and play an effective and meaningful role.