Dr. Asim Hussain is the Chairman of Higher Commission and the Chairman of Petroleum Institute of Pakistan. He is also known as the Chairman of Ziauddin Group of Hospitals in Karachi as well as recognized as former Advisor of Prime Minister for Ministry of Oil and Natural Resources of Pakistan. Dr. Asim is also a founder of Ziauddin University as he is the grandson of Sir Dr. Ziauddin Ahmed who had remained vital educationist before independence of Pakistan.
Dr. Asim is keenly active in the fields of health education and politics too and had also emerged as key politician. He belongs to Sir Dr. Ziauddin Ahmed family during the time of independence of Pakistan and his family was close to Sir Syed Ahmed Khan. Dr. Asim completed his matriculation from Karachi Grammar School and then admitted in Cadet College, Petaro. He spent long period of time in Army and got retired as a Lieutenant after which he decided to attain MBBS’s degree due to which he enrolled Dow Medical College.
The 62-years old Dr. Asim completed his graduation in MBBS in 1978 and then left for Europe for his further studies from where he also completed his M.C.P.S in 1981. He was born on 28 November in 1953 at Karachi.