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Zahid Bashir

Zahid Bashir (Urdu: زاہد بشیر) is the former spokesman and press secretary to the Prime Minister of Pakistan.[1]

Zahid Bashir
زاہد بشیر
Zahid Bashir, with senator John Kerry, Oct 2009.jpg
Zahid Bashir with then-U.S. Senator, John Kerry
Former spokesman to the Prime Minister of Pakistan
Personal details
Spouse(s) Bushra Zahid
Children Maimoona Zahid
Anas bin Zahid
Fatima Zahid
Sallah bin Zahid

In the early 80's Zahid worked in the oil trade Nelson Bunker Hunt, a Texas oil baron once known to be the richest man in the world, who played a very significant role in the discovery and development of the oil fields in Libya, which were nationalised by Muammar Gaddafi in 1973.

Zahid owns a group of companies called Budget Group in Pakistan & UAE.[2]


  1. ^ Bashir, Zahid (July 5, 2008). "Press secretary to the Prime Minister of Pakistan". The News. 
  2. ^ Bashir, Zahid. "President". Budget Petroleum.