Kausar Iqbal Malik, 7220/Liaquat

Kausar Iqbal Malik in 2010

By Kazi Zulkader Siddiqui, 671/Latif

Kausar Iqbal Malik, kit no. 7220/Liaquat House joined Cadet College Petaro in 1972 and left the college in 1977 after completing his Intermediate.

He was born on 12 October 1958 and got married to Mrs. Khalida Parveen on 3 April 1986. They have 4 children - Hajirah, Maryam, Muhammad Umair and Samar.

After passing out from Petaro, Kausar graduated from Punjab University in 1980 and got his LLB from Sindh University in 1989. He did his MBA (Banking and Finance) in 2003.

Kausar has been a banker all his life. He started his career with Habib Bank in 1981 at D.I. Khan. Early during his career, he went abroad and worked with the National Bank of Oman, Muscat for 6 years and BCCI, Yemen for 3 years. He also went to work in Kenya for African Banking Corporation Ltd, Nairobi for 4 years.

In Pakistan, he has worked for Bolan Bank, Askari Bank, Platinum Bank and Prime Commercial Bank (which was later on taken over by ABN Amro Bank, which in turn was bought over by Royal Bank of Scotland or RBS), where he was the Executive Vice President. He then joined the National Bank of Pakistan as the Senior Executive Vice President.

Currently, he is on deputation from National Bank and working as the Director General Operations Division and Financial Crimes Investigation Wing in the NAB (National Accountability Bureau).

Kausar has always been a very active Petarian and has participated in major Petarian events. He is ever ready and helpful to all Petarians, and is always such a pleasure to be with.