His family is one of the most affluent ones in Pakistan.
Here is the complete family background of Zahir Jaffer. Zahir belongs to one of the most affluent families of Pakistan. He has a strong connection with all the main stakeholders across different sectors. Further, he has been director of several companies and holds a strong business portfolio in Pakistan and abroad. Although, Zahir Jaffar belongs to the family of Jaffer Brothers. The business interests of the Jaffer family got separate in the last decade. There was no direct business activity between both the entities. Moreover, the entire Jaffer group represents several cousins and other family members.
Who are the Jaffar Brothers?
Jaffar Brothers is a Pakistani business commemorate with investments in oil, construction, healthcare and other industrial activities. Ahmed E.H Jaffer is one of the founders of this group. Moreover, he was the father of Abdul Kader Jaffer and part of original Jaffer brothers. They are also renowned for several buildings, military purchases, and established links in Pakistan, United Kingdom, Japan and United States of America.
Although, Jaffer Brothers is composed of several families within the group with separate business entities. Abdul Kader Jaffer leads AJCL (Private) Limited and Ahmed Jaffer & Company (Private) Limited. The key family members of this clan are Amir Jaffer, Adil Jaffer and Zakir Jaffer. Amir Jaffer is a based in USA and associated with medical profession. Adil Jaffer is the other son of Abdul Kader Jaffer. Adil’s son Omer Jaffer runs the other part of Jaffer Brothers. This family is managing AJCL (Private) Limited. Moreover, this is separate from Jaffer Brothers (Private) Limited, Ahmed Jaffer & Company (Private) Limited, Jafferjees (Private) Limited, SM Jaffer Private Limited and AJCL Travel & Tours. Further, Omer Jaffer is the Honorary Consul general of Brazil after his grand father. Some reports claim that he recently got controversial track and trace contract from Federal Board of Revenue (FBR).
Who is Abdul Kader Jaffar?
Abdul Kader Jaffar is one of the leading businessmen and co-founder of Jaffer Brothers. He has also remained Pakistan’s High Commissioner in United Kingdom. Abdul Kader Jaffer is also a member of Federation of Pakistan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI). He is the Chairman of Ahmed Jaffer & Company Private Limited, where Zahir and his father also own shareholding and ownership.
He was a Chairman of the Pakistan Japan Business Forum (PJBF) for about 6 years from 2006 to 2012. Zahir’s grandfather is also the Chairman of Ahmed EH Jaffer Foundation. Further, he was conferred with “The Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Neck Ribbon,” by the Japanese Government in 2019.
Zahir Jaffer’s Family
As discussed in previous paragraphs, Zahir Jaffer’s family is one of the renowned families of Pakistan. They have investments and business interests in variety of conglomerates. The family has a strong business background. Further, the co-founder and first Chairman of this group is Abdul Kader Jaffer. He is the grandfather of Zahir Jaffer. Zakir Jaffer is the son. Zahir Jaffer is the grandson and the killer of Noor Mukaddam. They run Ahmed Jaffer & Company (Private) Limited.
While Abdul Kader Jaffer holds the Chairmanship of this group. The business is run by his son Zakir Jaffer. Zakir is the father of Zahir Jaffer. Zakir Jaffer looks after the business activities of Ahmed Jaffer & Company (Private) Limited and manages them independently from Jaffer Brothers.
Zahir’s mother is Asmet Jaffer. Further, Asmet Jaffer claims to be an Independent Mental Health Counselor and that she is a graduate from Boston University.
Moreover, she also works for Therapy Works. Asmet Jaffer also claims to be an independent physiotherapist who is also an NLP practitioner focusing on helping clients with anxiety, disorders and general mental health on her social media profiles.
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Who is Zahir Jaffer?
Zahir Jaffer is a spoiled brat from an influential business family of Pakistan. He is the killer of Noor Mukaddam. Zahir brutally killed her by first assaulting her with a knife and later beheading her. The previous history of Zahir shows violent trends in his personality from a very early age. For this, he had to undergo psychiatric counseling for several times in his life. He was on therapeutic sessions at a mental therapy clinic Therapy Works in Islamabad. The clinic was allegedly run by his family.
He was a drug addict and some reports claim his addiction to alcohol, ice and cocaine drugs. A number of his friends and colleagues share that he was facing rape charges in UK. However, his family was able to evacuate him from there through their connections. He was serving as Chief Brand Strategy Officer for Ahmed Jaffer & Company (Private Limited) and owner of several other companies. Moreover, Zahir is a US citizen and holds a Pakistani NICOP.
Clarification from Jaffer Brothers
The business split of Ahmed E. H. Jaffer & Co with Jaffer Brothers (Pvt.) Limited happened in the 1970s that is 50 years ago. Since then there have been no common business interests between Jaffer Brothers (Pvt.) Ltd. and Ahmed E. H. Jaffer & Co. Ltd. and also eventually AJCL.
Ahmed E. H. Jaffer was one of the founding fathers of Jaffer Brothers (Pvt.) Ltd. and not the sole founder. None of the members of AJCL and Ahmed Jaffer & Co. are Directors, Advisors or Employees of Jaffer Brothers (Pvt.) Limited.
Please note that all these names you have mentioned in your article are part of the extended Jaffer family but not part of the family that owns and runs the Jaffer Brothers (Pvt.) Limited, which is a separate and independent business group.
For further details about Jaffer Group of Companies visit www.jaffer.com.
First Published: 25-07-2021.