Kamran Lashari (Punjabi: کامران لشاری; Urdu: کامران لاشاری; born 21 December 1952) is a Pakistani retired civil servant of the Pakistan Administrative Service who served in BPS-22 grade at the top bureaucratic offices including as Petroleum Secretary of Pakistan and Chief Secretary Sindh.[1] Lashari is best known for his five-year stint as chairman of the Capital Development Authority during the government of Pervez Musharraf.[2] After retirement from active civil service, Lashari remained president of the Lahore Gymkhana and director general of the Walled City of Lahore Authority.[3][4]

Kamran Lashari
  • کامران لشاری
  • کامران لاشاری
Personal details
Born (1952-12-21) 21 December 1952 (age 71)
Lahore, West Punjab, Pakistan
Nationality Pakistani
ChildrenBilal Lashari
EducationVirginia Commonwealth University
OccupationCivil servant, Pakistan Administrative Service

Early life and family edit

Kamran was born on 21 December 1952 into a Punjabi Baloch family belonging to the Lashari tribe in Lahore, West Punjab.

He is father of film director Bilal Lashari.[5] He also featured in Waar, a movie directed by his son in 2013. In the movie, Lashari played the role of Asher Azeem, DG of Pakistan's Internal Security.

Career edit

Kamran Lashari, the Chairman Lahore Gymkhana Club along with Club's members, Akhtar Aly Kureshy, Raza Ali, Umar Kureshi and Muhammad

Lashari served as the Petroleum Secretary of Pakistan and Chief Secretary Sindh. Other assignments he held include Federal Secretary for Environment and chairman of the Capital Development Authority (CDA). He was brought in CDA by then Interior Minister Faisal Saleh Hayat. He is widely regarded as the most successful chairman in CDA's history. He served as chairman CDA for five years and became an aide of President Pervez Musharraf.[6]

In the initial stages of his career, he served as assistant commissioner of Umerkot and deputy commissioner of Karachi and Sukkur. He also served in Punjab as deputy commissioner in many districts.[1]

See also edit

References edit

  1. ^ a b "Kamran Lashari gets top civil post in Sindh". DAWN.COM. September 8, 2010.
  2. ^ "Choosing between the CDA brand and the brain". The News International. March 15, 2020.
  3. ^ "Kamran Lashari new petroleum secretary". DAWN.COM. February 4, 2010.
  4. ^ "Kamran Lashari group leads in Lahore Gymkhana election". Daily Times. March 8, 2017.
  5. ^ "Lashari made OGDC chairman – Business Recorder". fp.brecorder.com.
  6. ^ "CDA chairman may be replaced soon". The News International. July 27, 2008.