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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
NationalityUnited States of America

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.