Aamir Liaquat Hussain was born on July 5, 1971 at Karachi, Pakistan. He contested 2002 general election under the supervision of Pervez Musharraf, and the platform of his affiliated party Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM).
Aamir entered politics in 1988 by joining the All Pakistan Mohajir Students Organization (APMSO). However, he said he was not so active in the organization. But at the same time he was the editor of an Urdu newspaper 'Parcham' which was a strong spokesman for the MQM. In 2005 in an interview he said he had his own reservations about politics. And President Pervez Musharraf had urged him to contribute in national politics. He, therefore, contested the election for the national assembly seat from Karachi. He was made Minister of State for Religious Affairs and Zakat and Ushar Division in the mid of 2004.