Abid Waheed Sheikh
Barrister Abid Waheed Sheikh
politician, ex MD
Abid graduated from the University of Punjab and did Bar-at-Law degree from the University of London. Abid started his career as a barrister by profession. Abid is known for his philanthropist initiatives as well as for his political affiliations and activities. Notably, his involvement with Pakistan Sweet Homes, an orphanage based in Pakistan.
In 2013, Abid was appointed as a managing director of the Pakistan Bait-ul-Mal. Abid has initiated a number of innovative projects which have magnified the importance of the Bait-ul-Mal. Pakistan Bait-ul-Mal has provided aid and medical attention to hundreds of people suffering from the disease.
A number of people have criticized his appointment as the managing director. The argument placed forth is that his appointment was simply a way to reward his loyalty to the ruling party.
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