Abdul Aleem Khan is an entrepreneur, philanthropist, and politician. He was born in Lahore, Pakistan, on October 5, 1972. After completing his early education at Crescent Model School, Lahore, he completed his Bachelor of Arts from Government College, Lahore.
Abdul Aleem Khan made his political debut in 2002, contesting for the National Assembly of Pakistan seat from Constituency NA-127 (Lahore-X) in the 2002 Pakistani general election.
He was elected to the Provincial Assembly of Punjab from Constituency PP-147 (Lahore-XI) in the by-elections held in January 2003. On 15 November 2003, he was inducted into the provincial Punjab cabinet and was appointed as Provincial Minister of Punjab for Information Technology. He remained as the Provincial Minister for Information Technology of Punjab till 2007
In January 2012, he joined Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI). In February 2013, he was elected Deputy President of PTI Lahore. In July 2016, PTI appointed him as the president of the party’s Central Punjab Chapter. He was elected to the Provincial Assembly of the Punjab from Constituency PP-158 (Lahore-XV) in the 2018 Pakistani general election.
On August 27, 2018, he was inducted into the provincial Punjab cabinet and appointed as Provincial Minister of Punjab for Local Government and Community Development. He was given the status of a senior minister in the cabinet.
As a result of baseless allegations leveled against him by NAB in February 2019, he resigned as Punjab’s Provincial Minister for Local Government and Community Development. After proving his innocence in April 2020, he returned to the Punjab Provincial Cabinet as Senior Minister and Provincial Minister for Food but resigned in November 2021.
Currently, Abdul Aleem Khan holds the esteemed position of President of Istekham e Pakistan, a political party that emerged in June 2023 with a singular mission: to steer Pakistan out of economic crises and usher in the stability it desperately needs. With his unwavering dedication and strategic vision, Abdul Aleem Khan is determined to lead the nation towards a brighter future.