| British & Pakistani|
London, United Kingdom
| US$1.5 billion (2011)|
| Mohammed Anwar Pervez|
1935 (age 79–80)Gujar Khan, British India
Zameer Choudrey (nephew)
Anwar Pervez Wikipedia
Sir Mohammed Anwar Pervez OBE, HI (Urdu: سر انور پرویز), (born March 1935) is a Pakistan-born British businessman. He is the founder and chairman of Bestway. According to the Sunday Times Rich List UK, in 2017 Anwar Pervez's net worth is £2.95 billion (US$3.8 billion); which makes him the richest Pakistani in the UK.
Mohammed Anwar Pervez was born in March 1935, and moved to the UK at the age of 21.
In 1963 he established his first convenience store in London's Earls Court. By the early seventies he had changed the company's name to Bestway and was operating ten convenience stores in and around West London. In 1976, Pervez opened Bestway’s first wholesale warehouse in Acton, West London. The company has since grown to a multibillion-pound enterprise, and as of 2014 Bestway is the second largest independent wholesaler in the UK.
Pervez was made an Officer of the Order of the British Empire in 1992 and a Knight Bachelor in 1999.
He is married to Sabiha Qasim, and their sons Rizwan Pervez and Dawood Pervez (born February 1975) are directors of Bestway.
In 2012, their daughter Farah married Syed Abid Hussain Imam, the son of Pakistani politicians Abida Hussain and Fakhar Imam, lives in Lahore and is not involved in Bestway.