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Haji Muhammad Rafiq Pardesi is a Pakistani business tycoon based in Dubai UAE. Haji Rafiq started his career by stepping into his family business of textile in 1982 in Dubai UAE. Haji Rafiq strategically focused on both trade and regional diversification which led his family business to enter into real estate and gold bullion in UAE, Pakistan and Africa. Haji Rafiq took his family to the new height of success and after proving his mettle he accepted new challenges and introduced HMR Group in 2015 under his exclusive captaincy.
His leadership led the family business won numerous awards in textile trading, gold bullion and real estate in Pakistan and UAE. Haji Rafiq entered into partnership with Emaar and Al Ghurair groups of UAE and established joint ventures businesses in UAE and Pakistan for real estate development and gold refining. Goldcrest towers in JLT, Dubai; the World Trade Centre, Islamabad; and Crescent Bay Karachi are key real estate projects where pivotal role played by Haji Rafiq Pardesi exclusively and with joint venture partners.
Besides his remarkable business acumen and success, Haji Rafiq is also known for his philanthropy. Under his leadership, Barkati Foundation is providing free of cost education to under privileged children in schools, universities and Madrassas (Doctors, Engineers, Chartered Accountants, Hafiz e Quran, Islamic scholars & Mufti education).
Haji Rafiq Pardesi has the honour to become the first ever civilian honorary member of The Alamgirians Association- Military College Jhelum, Pakistan. Haji Rafiq Pardesi was awarded “Who is Who Professional Award” (Pakistan Chapter) in the category of Luxury Real Estate Development in 2016. In recognition services for the nation the Nazaria e Pakistan Council awarded Gold Medal to Haji Rafiq in 2017.
Haji Rafiq Pardesi has association with various bodies as under:
Director, Pakistan UAE Business Council of Federation of Pakistan Chamber of Commerce & Industry (FPCCI)
Member, Pakistan China Business Council of FPCCI
Member, Pakistan Tanzania Business Council of FPCCI
Member, Pakistan Morocco Business Council of FPCCI
Member, Sub Committee Diplomatic Mission & Embassies Liaison, The Karachi Chamber of Commerce & Industry KCCI)
Member, Pak-China Joint Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Lahore, Pakistan
Member, Tanzania Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture, Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania
Member, Swiss Business Council, Dubai, UAE
Member, SAARC Chamber of Commerce & Industry
Honorary Member, The Alamgirians Association, Military College, Pakistan
Member Advisory Board, Sir Syed University of Engineering & Technology, Karachi.
Trustee, World Memon Organization
Member, Board of Trustees, Barkati Foundation Trust, Pakistan.
Member, Board of Trustees of many Masjids, Madaris & Schools in Pakistan.