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Tuesday, May 21, 2024  
12 Dhul-Qadah 1445  

Profile: Who was Alamgir Tareen?

Tareen was a successful businessman and sports enthusiast

Many Pakistanis heard Alamgir Tareen’s name for the first time on the day of his death. When he was mentioned, he was introduced as Jahangir Tareen’s brother, the latter already active in the news through his new political party.

However, Alamgir Tareen lived a life of success as a businessman and an enthusiastice supporter of sports in the country.

Alamgir was 63 years old at the ime of his death and lived alone in an apartment in Lahore.

He obtained a bachelor’s degree from University of California, Berkeley. He went on to get a master’s degree from the prestigious Yale University.

As a businessman he owned Shamim and Company (Pvt limited). The company was incharge of franchising and distributing Pepsi products in South Punjab. He also ran the largest water purification plant in the country.

He was also the owner and managing director of Multan Sultans, the extension francise in the Pakistan Super league that took the total number of teams to six.

Alamgir was also a proponent of the link between sports and development in the society. He also wanted to build platforms that could help discover players and elevate their skills.

What to do if some exhibits intent of self harm

Here’s what you should do if someone you know exhibits signs of suicide or a tendency to isolate or self harm:

• Try to make sure they are not left alone

• Remove any any objects they could use to harm themselves.

• Take or encourage the person to seek help from a medical or mental health professional

You can get in touch with the following mental health helplines and speak to them.

  • Mind Organisation 042 35761999
  • Umang 0317 4288665
  • Talk2me.pk 0333 4065139
  • Baat Karo 0335 5743344
  • Taskeen 0316 8275336
  • Rooh 0333 3337664
  • Rozan 0800-22444
  • OpenCounseling 042 35761999

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