ProPakistani is the largest independent news publisher in Pakistan. Already a leader in technology and telecom, ProPakistani is bringing the same expertise and comprehensive coverage to business, auto, startups, sports, and many other fields.


Aamir Attaa

Founder and Chairperson

Aamir is the founder of ProPakistani. He has over 10 years of experience in reporting, journalism and breaking the tech and telecom sectors.

Syed Talal

Chief Content Officer

Talal has 8 years of experience in content and management. Over the last six years, he's led growth to turn ProPakistani into an industry leader.

Usman Yousuf

Director & Chairman Board of Directors

Usman Yousuf is the Chairperson of the Board. He is a UAE based entrepreneur, angel investor and business advisor with business interests in Pakistan. He works closely with the London Stock Exchange Group in London and Levant to prepare businesses for public offerings and private placements.

Shayan Mahmud

Director & Chief Brand Officer

Shayan Mahmud is the Managing Partner of Eikon7, a multinational advertising agency focused on digital marketing and currently spread across Eastern Europe, Africa, the Middle East, and Pakistan.

Umayr Abbasi


Umayr Abbasi, the Managing Partner at APCO, has extensive experience in the real estate sector and has also worked in the sales and marketing division of multiple organizations in the United Kingdom.

Aadil Shadman

Editor in Chief

Samir Yawar

Editor - Lens

Haamiz Ahmed

Editor - Technology

Syed Zarar

Editor - Sports & Auto

Akram Ali

Head of Sales

Sajawal Rehman

Head of SEO Content

Zain Ul Abidin

SEO Associate

Adil Fayyaz

Video Animator

Raza Rizvi

Content Writer

Ummara Sheraz

Content Writer

Jehangir Nasir

Business Editor


The government imposed a baffling 19.5% tax on internet users in 2015. ProPakistani led an industry-wide effort against the move resulting in the government withdrawing the tax within weeks.

Our 2016 analysis on the tragic PIA PK661 crash was cited by the Civil Aviation Authority in a hearing in the Parliament of Pakistan.

The idea to register all SIMs against CNIC cards and deactivate all others to was originally proposed in a 2012 opinion piece on ProPakistani.

Our 2016 report on the low quality of fuel in Pakistan spurred the government to urgently resolve the matter, ending up in the introduction of RON92 and higher fuel in Pakistan.

Our 2015 report was the catalyst for the PTA to address the issues of poor revenues, high taxation and regulatory hurdles in the telecom sector. we highlighted. PTA now plans on setting a price floor and has already obtained powers to regulate laws deemed anti-competitive.