Sardar Osman Gohar Khan Tareen


1967 - to date   Student of Economics.
                            (Studied at Islamia College University Peshawar, Pakistan
                            Economics group).

Professional experience

2009 - to date   President.
                            "Corruption Watch List International"  The Netherlands.

1999 - to date   President.
                             "Tareen Foundation"  The Netherlands.

1997-2007         President  (10 years unopposed elected).
                             The International Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce & Industry.
                             Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

1994                    Organized a consortium of European companies to build the Gwadar Port on                              BOT basis. The consortium was short listed but due to Corruption,
                             the project was cancelled.

1993                    Member advising committee for Economic Affairs,
                             (for a Dutch political party) in relation to parliamentary elections of 1994.

1992-2007          President  (15 years unopposed elected).
                             Pakistan – Netherlands Chamber of Commerce & Industry.
                             Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

1991-1992          Mentor, for Young Enterprise (Dutch government project).
                             Frans Halls College (College of Economics) Haarlem, Netherlands.

27-3-1990          Organized a seminar together with Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs and
                             FMO Bank about Business and Investment opportunities in Pakistan.
                             The Hague, The Netherlands. (Personal contribution of US $25,000.-)

1980-2005          Owned and managed.
                             "Gohar International", Badhoevedorp, The Netherlands.
                             Industrial management consultants, advising multinationals on Industrial                              management problems, especially related to export of their products and                              equipment.

1975-1985          Owned and managed.
                             "OSFAK Traders", Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
                             Import of sports goods & surgical instruments for marketing in Europe.

1975-1985          Owned 60% and was a director.
                             "Speedview Enterprises", Sialkot, Pakistan.
                             Manufacturing of Sports goods and polishing unit for surgical instruments for                              export.

1973-1974          Owned and managed.
                             "Khans Construction Company", Rawalpindi, Pakistan.

1971-1972          Owned and managed.
                             "New Highland Transport Company", Haripur, Pakistan.
                              Public Transport, Mansehra to Lahore route.

Languages:          English, Dutch, Persian, Urdu, Hindko, Punjabi, Pashto.
                              (German and Hindi basic)

Past Memberships

1975-2005      Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Amsterdam, TheNetherlands.

        -              International Society of Financial Advisors, ISFA, San Francisco, USA.

        -              Export Society, Haarlem, Netherlands

        -              Hockey Club Sarto, Amsterdam, Netherlands



       -              Cricket,  Hockey,  Volleyball,  Table Tennis,  Boxing.

                   (Bantam weight champion)  




      -              Many interviews given to Pakistan and European newspapers on business,                      investment and economy.  

       -             Many interviews given to Pakistan and European T.V. stations on political events                      and economy.

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