Sharif Trust was founded by Late Mian Muhammad Sharif, a philanthropist and an industrial conglomerate. He was blessed with an ability to run enterprises efficiently. His first project was Sharif Group launched in 1937 in steel industry. He migrated to Lahore, Pakistan during partition of Indian subcontinent in 1947 and had to restart his business once again. The group emerged, in a short period of time, as leader in steel, textile and sugar sector in Pakistan.
Along with flouting of industrial concerns, he had immense desire to establish and sponsor welfare oriented projects for un-affording population. He owed the origin of his desire to an impulse got triggered when he encountered with a heart ailment and lack of medical expertise at the time.
He formed Sharif Trust (1995) contributed by his family members. The Sharif Trust registered under the Societies registration Act XXI of 1860.Main objectives of this trust are to construct, establish and maintain educational institutions and hospitals including medical colleges.
The Sharif Trust is run under the Board of Trustees, where main Trustees are as under
1. Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif (Present Chairman)
2. Mian Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif (Trustee)