Secretary, Ministry of Industries, Government of Pakistan (1948).
Chairman of the Cotton Board and Jute Board (1949-52), Pakistan Industrial Development Corporation (1952-58), Pakistan Ordnance Factories (1958), West Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority (1958-61), Investment Corporation of Pakistan (1983).
Governor of former East Pakistan (1962).
Federal Minister for Commerce and Defense Advisor (1965-67).
NWFP Provincial Minister for Finance, Planning and Development.
Elected to the National Assembly of Pakistan in 1970 and thereafter nominated member to the Federal Council (Majlis-e-Shoora) in 1981.
Elected to the Senate of Pakistan in 1985 and re-elected in 1988.