Muhammad Saleem Rao was born on February 23rd, 1962 in Phularwan, Sargodha, Punjab. He took his early education from Phularwanand moved to Sindh and graduated from University of Sindh. He started in his professional career in insurance sector in the middle of 80s. Since then he has worked for various prominent insurance companies; striving from bottom to top, he is currently a branch head and is a part of country’s top insurance company with several achievements to his name in his professional spare.
In the year 1995, he became member of Rotary club of Nawabshah and joined Rotary International. He always has profound affection towards making contribution in serving the humanity and making the society and world at large a better place for coming generations hence Rotary provided him an ideal platform in a remote town of Nawabshah. He started his social and humanitarian works on the form of Rotary Club of Nawabshah as member. With the passage of time moved up to become Board Member of Rotary Club of Nawabshah in 2003 and has been the member of it since then, Chairman Rotaract Affairs Committee 2003-2007, Rotary District 3270, Co-Chairman Rotaract Promotion South 2004-2005, Rotary District3270. In the year 2007, he became President of Rotary Club of Nawabshah,and later on, started to serve on district level as an Assistant Governor, Zone –B 2009-2010, Rotary District 3270, Assistant Governor, Rotary District 3271, District Governor 3271 2016-2017. He is a Rotary Paul Harris fellow and attended Rotary Conference at India.
In his leadership many events, meetings and conferences have been organized by Rotary Club of Nawabshah, which played a key role in overhauling Rotary in the city and in the district and increasing the membership. He has contributed in many humanitarian endeavors: Disaster Relief and Rehabilitation during Floods in 2010 And 2011 In Sindh, Polio Eradication, Health and Hygiene, Congenital Heart Surgery, Education and Literacy, Vocational Training and Poverty Alleviation Water and Sanitation, Support to Youth in Roraract Activities, Leadership Training and Training Team Members, Peace and Friendship with India etc. There are several souvenirs to his name honored by Rotary District in bid to hail his efforts for humanity.
Besides being a Rotarain, he is a passionate sportsman. He has avid interest the in field of hockey. He has been elected twice Honoree Secretary of Sindh Hockey Association. He worked with Mr.Qamar Mansoor, President Sindh Hockey Association and Minister for Sports and Youth Affairs –Sindh and wiith Late Syed Muhammad Ali Shah, President Sindh Olympic Association and Minister of Sports- Sindh. He has served as a Member Executive Board, Pakistan Hockey Federation.
He was Divisional President, Sukkur Hockey Association, District President, District Hockey Association, District Shaheed Benazir Abad and Represented Pakistan National Hockey Team Twice as an Official on the Tour to Malaysia. He organized number of domestic, national tournaments and championships in various Districts of Sindh
Muhammad Saleem Raowedded Rubina on 16th September 1988. Rubina Saleemhas done Bachelors in Arts is very competent and successful woman. The respected couple is blessed with one son Juanid and three daughters namelyLaiba, Tuba and Hira. His son has completed his engineering degree from a prominent institution of the country namely NED University, Karachi, while his daughters are studying at various levels.