Rukhsana Abbas



Rukhsana Abbas hails from a prominent Pashtun family from Umarzai near Charsadda in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

Her grandfather Khan Saadulah Khan who was a prominent member of Pakistan Muslim League and was a close associate of Quaid-e-Azam Mohammed Ali Jinnah.He was the first President of Pakistan Muslim League of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and one of the nineteen members of the Central Working Committee. He was awarded the Title of Khan Bahadur by the British government.

Rukhsana Abbas is married to Dr Faruq Abbas, Founder Director of Karachi Laboratory Diagnostic Centre (Pvt) Ltd, Karachi. Dr Faruq Abbas comes from a prominent family from Panjab. His father was a prominent civil servant and served as Comptroller and Auditor General of Pakistan and later as the Director of Internal Audit at the United Nations. He was awarded the Order Of the British Empire (OBE) by the British government.

Social, Cultural and Charitable Activities:

Peace and understanding between different faiths and nations is very important to achieve progress and prosperity in the third world. This is especially true in the case of India and Pakistan is a very important driving force behind Rukhsana Abbas’ efforts to do something to contribute towards this cause.

Being a Fashion Designer she launched a new venture by the name of Roxanne’s to enable her to travel to India to participate in different Fashion Shows there. This enabled her to interact Indians of different faiths. She was struck by the almost universal desire in all sections of society for peace between India and Pakistan.

Roxanne’s has been a member of the Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry, and participated in an exhibition in Chandigarh, India where her outfits were received very well. Since then, she has exhibited in the United Kingdom and the USA as well and through these, she has developed an export market to both countries. She has recently participated in the Lifestyle Pakistan exhibition in Delhi.

Founder Trustee of the ‘Cardiovascular Foundation’
A trust to raise funds for the National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases probably the largest Cardiac Hospital in this sub-continent. The foundation has already constructed a new Emergency Unit, a new ICU and out patients department for the hospital.

Vice Chairperson of Gul-e-Raana-Nusrat Industrial Home,
This is a charitable NGO, which was founded by Begum Raana Liaqat Ali Khan. It helps women from deprived areas to be trained in tailoring and other handicrafts so that they can earn a living for themselves. They also also help these women to sell their products.

Member Of Horticultural Society of Pakistan
She has been a keen gardener and has won many prizes including the very prestigious ‘Garden of the Year’. She is a member of ‘The Horticulture Society of Pakistan’ and is also a judge for gardening competitions in Karachi.

Fund Raiser for APWA (All Pakistan Women’s Association)
APWA is the oldest and most prestigious organization looking after women’s issues all over Pakistan.

Founder Member of an India-Pakistan Friendship Forum
She has founder member of Pakistan-India Friendship Forum in association with like-minded friends in India. The foremost of them is a Professor at a University in Chandigarh.

Contact info:

Brand Name: Roxanne’s
Creative Head: Rukhsana Abbas
President: Woman Chamber of Commerce and Industry Karachi South
(WCCIKS, 2017-2018)
Executive Member: Woman Chamber of Commerce and Industry Karachi South (WCCIKS, 2018-2019)
Member: National Business Women Council (NBWC, 2017-2020)
Member H.R. Committee: Woman Chamber of Commerce and Industry Karachi South (WCCIKS, 2015-2020)
Chairperson: Karachi Laboratory Diagnostic Centre (Pvt) Ltd. This is a leading Medical Diagnostic Facility providing service to the citizens of Karachi since 1971. KLDC is a member of Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
Board Member Chef International: An NGO that runs a charity hospital and provides free prostheses to poor patients
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