Mr. Zahid is an entrepreneur & technocrat. He has more than eighteen years of domestic and international experience in full-time and consultancy based service to governments and the private industry. As the Prime Minister House Press Secretary under Prime Minister Gilani and being his Spokesman. Mr. Zahid was an integral part of the core team of the Prime Minister. His duties included traveling with and attending all meetings in Pakistan and abroad, accompanying the Prime Minister on state visits. Mr. Zahid has held key positions within the government of Pakistan being as well the Director Marketing of the Pakistan Cricket Board, Director General of the Pakistan Post, Senior Advisor to the Governor of Punjab and Chairman of the Red Cresent Society (Red Cross) Punjab, Pakistan.
In early 80's Mr. Zahid worked with his mentor in the oil trade, Late Nelson Bunker Hunt Texas oil baron who played a very significant role in the discovery and development of the oil fields in Libya, which were nationalised by Muammar Gaddafi in 1973, owner of Dallas based Titan Resources Corporation, which is still involved in the exploration of oil in North Africa.
Mr. Zahid owns a group of companies called Budget Group in Pakistan & UAE including Budget Rent-a-car (Private) Limited Master franchisee of Budget Rent-a-car Corporation in Pakistan, Budget Security Systems & Services (Private) Limited exclusive representative of Security Pro USA for Pakistan & Afghanistan, Budget Communications (Private) Limited as sole distributor of Dish TV for the Pakistani market. Mr. Zahid is partnering with Nasser Al Ghurair, Director of the Alghurair group in Pespa Aluminium LLC, exclusive distributor of Pespa Aluminium Albania for Gulf countries & Pakistan and LPG Budget General Trading LLC in Dubai.