Abdus Sattar Afghani was born on July 6, 1930 in Karachi, Sindh. He has been elected as MNA for his first term on an MMAP seat. Previously he has served as the Mayor of Karachi from 1979-1983 and 1983-1987. He is politically affiliated with JIP
He has travelled to China, Japan, Philippine, U.S.A, U.K, Itlay, France, Canada, Turkey, Saudi Arabia, U.AE, Spain and Bangladesh .He is married and is the father of three sons and three daughters.