Zulfi Bukhari (Personality)

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Zulfi Bukhari is a successful businessman who owns a number of properties, Malls, and companies in London and has a strong connection with Imran Khan as he was also present at the 3rd Nikkah of Imran Khan. Currently, he assumed his charge as a special assistant to Imran Khan and is ready to hold all the responsibilities.

Title Description
Name: Zulfi Bukhari
In Urdu: زلفی بخاری
Famous As: Close friend of Imran Khan
Nationality: Pakistani, British
Residence: Islamabad
Education: Brunel University of London
Religion: Islam
Profession: Entrepreneur
Interest: Cricket
Place: Islamabad
Ethnicity: Sayed
Parents: Wajid Bukhari


Zulfi Bukhari is a famous business tycoon and is a very close friend of Prime Minister Imran Khan. Few of the reasons for his closeness with Imran Khan is that he is a donor of Shaukat Khanum Hospital which was established by Imran Khan, moreover, he has a huge interest in Cricket. He lives in London for a long time and has a British Nationality. Very few people know the fact that he is a producer of Pakistani film 'Cake' which has been recently nominated for the Oscar Award.


Zulfi Bukhari has a very bright career who owns a number of commercial properties in London. He is also famous for his offshore companies in London including Abbas Investments Limited, Abbas Financial Holdings Limited, Malek El-Sayed Law and Consultation Inc, Abbas Investments Ltd, Abbas Ltd, and Al Bukhari Global Equity Fund. He is also a very active member of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf and he helped Imran Khan in investigating the business details of Hassan Nawaz Sharif. His name was also included in the ECL for which NAB ordered him to come to Pakistan for the explanation which he denied by saying that he is a British resident and has never done any business in Pakistan.

Assumes charge as Special Assistant

Zulfi Bukhari has assumed his charge today on 24th September 2018 as a Special Assistant to the Prime Minister Imran Khan for overseas Pakistanis and human resource development. After assuming this charge he will enjoy the status of State Minister as per norm. Currently, he is also being investigated for all his offshore companies by the NAB.

SC issues Notice over Dual Nationality

Supreme Court has issued a notice to PM Imran Khan and all the correspondents who are responsible for hiring Zulfi Bukhari due to his dual Nationality. Chief Justice Saqib Nisar heard a petition on 12th November 2018 where Zulfi Bukhari's Dual Nationality is being Challenged. The petitioner's Council Zafar Iqbal stated that  “There is no post such as a special assistant as per the law.” The hearing is now postponed till 16th November 2018.

Zulfi Bukhari Name removed from ECL

Zulfi Bukhari who is known as the close friend and special Assistant of PM Imran Khan îs now free from all the hearing of Court as his names has been remved from the Exit Control List today on 12th December. A two-member bench of the IHC, comprising Justice Amir Farooq and Justice Mohsin Akhtar Kiyani, announced the verdict after which the Islamabad High Court has given the order to eliminate his name from the list.