Malik Riaz Hussain is a well-known business tycoon in Pakistan and he is known as the founder of Bahria Town which is one of the largest real estate development organizations in Asia. The most interesting thing about Malik Riaz Hussain is that he started from scratch and he was able to build his empire in a short span of time. Malik Riaz Hussain is also associated with a lot of philanthropy work as he is fond of helping people in need. He runs welfare schemes across domains which includes feeding the needy, providing education, providing health care and providing affordable housing to the people. Here is a short bio of Malik Riaz Hussain where you can find out more about this enchanting personality.
Early Life of Malik Riaz Hussain
It is known that Malik Riaz Hussain was born in Sialkot on 8 February 1954 and unfortunately, his family went bankrupt while he was growing up. It is known that Malik Riaz Hussain’s family went bankrupt when he was in high school and because of this, he had to drop out of school. He worked multiple jobs to support his family. In the later phase of his life, he got married to Beena Riaz and the couple had 2 children together. The name of the son of Malik Riaz Hussain is Ahmed Ali Riaz Malik. Malik Riaz Hussain also has a daughter whose name is Pashmina Malik. As per the information available, Malik’s son has now taken over the company as CEO while Malik Riaz Hussain is mostly involved with philanthropy work.
The career of Malik Riaz Hussain
We do not know much about his early life but we know that after he grew up, Malik Riaz Hussain started working in a construction company is a clerk. Later in 1980, he took a bold step and he started working as a contractor. He incepted a company called Riaz’s Construction and soon he started getting several contracts. He also got a contract from Pakistan Navy which was to build a gated community. This was a major inspiration for him and Riaz’s Construction was then transformed to Bahria Town. This became the largest private sector construction company in Pakistan.
Soon, Malik Riaz Hussain experienced exponential growth which was fueled by demand. With this, he came up with projects in cities like Rawalpindi, Lahore, Islamabad, Karachi and even Murree. The extent of development was enormous and that is evident from the skyscrapers across these cities. There are many commercial projects that had been taken up by Bahria Town and Malik Riaz Hussain which involves building malls and Masjids as well.
Philanthropy and Malik Riaz Hussain
Malik Riaz Hussain has always been inclined towards the welfare of society. Malik Riaz Hussain strongly believes in Hazrat Umar Farooq who stopped the consumption of meat and honey during extreme conditions. He took inspiration from the Hazrat and because of this, Malik Riaz Hussain believes in sharing his meat and honey with the poor people of the country. He has even come forward to help the people in need during the time of disaster. All these factors have contributed largely to the popularity of Malik Riaz Hussain. He is loved by the people of Pakistan and he gets immense support from them for the work he does.
We totally admire Malik Riaz Hussain for the kind of work he has done in all domains and we haven’t really encountered a personality like Malik Riaz Hussain who pledged his wealth for the welfare of the country. We truly respect his vision and his contribution to Pakistan.