Senior politician and former parliamentarian Salim Saifullah Khan launched his autobiography titled ‘Zindagi Tera Shukria’ here on Thursday. The launching ceremony was held in a local hotel with former Chairman Senate Wasim Sajjad as chief guest while Lt General (Retd) Ali Kuli Khan Khat-tak presided over the book launching session.
Salim Saifullah Khan was born in an affluent family of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on April 7, 1948. His fa-ther Barrister Saifullah Khan was a renowned law-yer, politician and businessman of his era while his mother Kulsoom Saifullah was also belonging to well-known political family.
He got his early education from Peshawar and later for higher education went to the United States of America and obtained B.Sc (Mechanical) degree from Carnegie Mellon University (Pester berg). After returning to Pakistan he joined his mother to assist her in running their family business and also joined various business related associations.
From 1974 to 1976, he was Chairman of All Paki-stan Textile Mills Association (APTMA) KP Zone and in 1978 was elevated as chairman of the na-tional level APTMA while in 1973 he was made member of the public sector Pakistan Advisory Council for Economic Affairs. Mr Salim Saifullah Khan also remained part of the Zia-ul-Haq military regime as provincial minister and then during the period of 1990-1993. In 1985, he was elected member of the Senate of Pakistan.—APP