Asad Umar is a former Pakistani politician with a distinguished career in public service. He served as a member of the National Assembly of Pakistan from September 2013 to May 2018 and again from August 2018 to January 2023. During his tenure, he held key positions, including Federal Minister for Planning, Development, Reforms, and Special Initiatives from November 2019 to April 2022. Earlier in his political career, Asad Umar served as Chairman of the House Standing Committee on Finance, Revenue, and Economic Affairs from May 2019 to November 2019. From 2013 to 2018, he served as Chairman in the Standing Committee of the National Assembly on Industries and Production. From August 2018 to April 2019, he was Minister of Finance, Revenue, and Economic Affairs of Pakistan. Additionally, from March 2020 to March 2022, he chaired the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC), in addition to his responsibilities as federal minister for planning. Before his foray into politics, Asad Umar had a successful corporate career, notably as the CEO of Engro Corporation from 2004 to 2012. He also played a significant role within the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party, serving as its secretary-general from December 2021 to May 2023. Throughout his career, Asad Umar has been dedicated to serving his country and driving positive change in various sectors.