- October 1934
Born in 1934
The three brothers: Abbas, Mustafa and Murtaza Gokal, had set up the Gulf Group (officially Gulf International Holdings) in Karachi. In 1969, they started the Gulf Shipping Lines, the flagship company of the Gulf business group. Gulf Shipping Lines was registered and headquartered in Geneva. In the beginning, the company used to transport cargo through the Arabian Sea from Karachi. Gulf Shipping Lines was well known for shipping to ports in which other companies were hesitant to ship to.
"Mustafa Gokal, served as the financial advisor to President Zia-ul-Haq and Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khomeini."
Block, Alan A.; Weaver, Constance A.; Weaver, Constance (2004). All is Clouded by Desire: Global Banking, Money Laundering, and International Organized Crime. Greenwood Publishing Group. ISBN 978-0-275-98330-7.