Raza Rabbani (Habibian – Batch 1968)

Raza Rabbani (Habibian – Batch 1968)

Raza Rabbani was born in Lahore on 23 July 1953. His family moved to Karachi where Rabbani attended the Habib Public School in Karachi, Sindh Province of Pakistan. After graduating from Habib Public School, Rabbani was admitted in Karachi University to study Law and liberal arts in 1976. During his university years, Rabbani was politically active, first playing pioneering role in establishing the National Organization of the Progressive Students and later held the chairmanship of Peoples Students Federation (PSF). The PSF is a student union body directly linking to Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) founded in the 1970s to promote student politics in the country.

In 1988, Rabbani earned BA (Hons) in Economics and a LLB degree in civil law from the Karachi University.

His father, Group Captain (Rtd) Ata Rabbani served as the first ADC (aide de camp) to Pakistan’s founder Muhammad Ali Jinnah.