Aizaz Jaffery

Also Known As: 

Aizaz Jafri

Weapon Program: 

  • Nuclear

Exporting Country: 



Islamabad, Pakistan

Reportedly arrested by Pakistani officials in January 2004 in connection with Abdul Qadeer Khan's nuclear network; reportedly an Islamabad-based businessman, whose travel to Dubai and Iran after November 2003 aroused suspicions that he was the Khan network's chief financial manager; reportedly under investigation for traveling to Dubai to try to shut down the financial network used to send funds from foreign sources to Pakistan; reportedly under investigation for traveling to Iran to find out how much information Iran gave to inspectors from the International Atomic Energy Agency about Pakistani nuclear transfers to Iran; reportedly involved in operating several front companies with Khan, including the Best Western Hotel in Islamabad and Hot Shots, a bowling alley in Islamabad, according to Pakistani officials; reportedly had business dealings with China North Industries Corporation (Norinco), a Chinese state-owned arms maker, which included operating the Wang Fu Chinese restaurant in Islamabad; reportedly worked for Pakistan's National Development Finance Corp, a state-owned company, prior to working with Khan; reportedly in his forties.

Date Entered: 

September 8, 2004

Date Last Modified: 

September 8, 2004