Bilal Musharraf (Pervez Musharraf’s son) Wiki, Age, Wife, Family, Biography & More – WikiBio by Education Learn Academy

Bilal Musharraf is a Pakistani actuary (chartered accountant) and an educationist. He is best known for being the son of Pakistan’s former Army Chief and President, General Pervez Musharraf.

Wiki/Biography

Bilal Musharraf was born on Tuesday, 17 October 1972 (age 49 years; as of 2021) in Pakistan. His zodiac sign is Libra. Bilal Musharraf completed his schooling in different Military Schools in Pakistan. He has been an alumnus of Military High School, Fauji Foundation College and Cadet College Hasan Abdal. In Class 12th, he had opted for science as a subject of specialisation. In 1989, after completing his 12th, Bilal Musharraf joined the prestigious Lahore University of Engineering and Technology. In 1990, he left Lahore University and studied at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, from where, in 1994, he graduated with a degree in B.S. (Actuarial Science). In 2005, he joined Stanford University Graduate School of Business and completed his MBA from the university in 2007. In 2006, Bilal got enrolled at Stanford University, from where he earned his degree in MA (Education) in 2008.

Family

Parents & Siblings

His father, General Pervez Musharraf, is an ex-Pakistani Army General. He was also the President of Pakistan from 2001 to 2008. He is also known for masterminding the 1999 Kargil War. His mother’s name is Sehba Musharraf.

Parents of Bilal Musharraf, Pervez Musharraf and Sehba Musharraf

Parents of Bilal Musharraf, Pervez Musharraf and Sehba Musharraf

His younger sister’s name is Ayla Musharraf. She is an Architect by profession and is married to Asim Raza, who is a Pakistani film director.

Ayla Musharraf, sister of Bilal Musharraf

Ayla Musharraf, sister of Bilal Musharraf

Wife & Children

His wife’s name is Iram Aftab. She is a banker by profession.

BIlal Musharraf with his wife Iram Aftab

Bilal Musharraf with his wife Iram Aftab

The couple has a daughter together.

Religion/Religious Views

Bilal Musharraf follows Islam.

Career

In 1994, Bilal Musharraf began to work with an automobile insurance company named Automobile Insurers Bureau. Till 1997, he worked there as an Actuarial Analyst. In 1997, Bilal, in the same company, was promoted to the post of a Senior

Facts/Trivia

  • Pervez Musharraf had named Bilal after a close friend of his, who was an officer in the Pakistani Army and had died during the 1971 Indo-Pakistan War.
  • On 18 July 1994, while serving as the Director-General of Military Operation (DGMO), Pervez Musharraf wrote a letter to his son, advising him to perform his duties with complete honesty and integrity.
    The letter which was written by Parvez Musharraf to his son in 1994

    The letter which was written by Parvez Musharraf to his son in 1994

  • Bilal Musharraf is a renowned global educationist, thus, he is invited to the World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE) every year.
    Bilal Musharraf during the WISE Summit

    Bilal Musharraf during the WISE Summit

  • Salman Ahmad, the lead guitarist of the Pakistani band, Junoon, who is also a good friend of Bilal Musharraf, once referred to Pervez Musharraf as a dictator. Bilal did not like it, and therefore, wrote a letter to Salman, expressing his anger.
  • Bilal Musharraf is a staunch advocate of online learning. He believes that online learning platforms will revolutionize the field of education some day. In an interview, Bilal said,

    We are living in times where thanks to the Internet, and thanks to telecommunication, it is possible to make quality education universally accessible for everyone. For places where people do not have teachers, having open educational resources is better than not having a teacher but the ideal case scenario is a qualified, capable teacher who has access to technology that enables the teacher to provide personalised support. In circumstances where teachers are not available, online education provides an opportunity for self directed learning.”

  • Bilal Musharraf always supports his father, but he is aversive to politics. Whenever he is asked a political question, he evades the question.
  • Bilal Musharraf is a man of clean image. He is known as a self-made man because even after being from an influential family, he does not hold any sort of important position within the Pakistani establishment.
  • In 2005, Bilal Musharraf visited India with his grandmother, as it was his grandmother’s last wish to visit her ancestral hometown in New Delhi.
    Bilal Musharraf with his grandmother in Delhi

    Bilal Musharraf with his grandmother in Delhi

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