Omar Asghar Khan (3 July 1953 – 25 June 2002) was a Pakistani economist, social, political scientist. A professor of Philosophy, Politics and Economics at the Quaid-i-Azam University, he was the founder of Qaumi Jamhoori Party (National Democratic Party).The son of Amina Shamsi and Air Marshal (retd) Mohammad Asghar Khan. Omar started his education from Peshawar Middle School, continuing in Habib Public School, Karachi, when his father retired from the PAF (Pakistan Air Force) and became Chairperson of PIA (Pakistan International Airlines). He completed his schooling in APS (Abbottabad Public School) where he did his FSC. Omar excelled in sports in these institutions; "In his school days he was well-known for his exceptional sporting talents. He captained the school's swimming & hockey." Omar had a lively sense of humour and kind, gentle temperament.