Hajji Mohammed Al-Abdullah AlMatrook “Bin Matrook” is a well-known businessman. He was born in the eastern province (sharq) of Kuwait in 1292 Hegree (1875 CE).
Hajji Mohammed started his career with his father Hajji Abdullah Mohammad AlMatrook in Basra (the main office) with a subsidiary in Kuwait. During the early days of his business life, Hajji Mohammed exported and imported coal and coffee. Later on, his business grew to include several kinds of food, fabrics, consumer products, and real estate. Over the years, Hajji Mohammed gained enormous experience from his father leading him to expand locally and regionally. He was stationed in Basra as the main business hub for his operations and opened an office in Muhammarah. Consequently, his business expanded to include India, Pakistan, and the current Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries. Moreover, his son Abdullah Mohammed AlMatrook had an office in Ahwaz.
The regional business expansion enabled Hajji Mohammed AlMatrook to build numerous partnerships with well-known figures in the region. Some of these famous and main figures are Saleh and Ibrahim Al-Fadhil in Karachi, Khaled AL Fayez AlKhamis, Nasser Abdulmohsin AlKharafi and later his Son Abdulmohsin AlNasser AlKharafi, Mohammed AlMarzouq, Yousef Haider Marafie, Hamad AlSager AlAbdullah, Abdullatif AlIbrahim and his son SuleimanAbdullatif AlIbrahim, and Ben Sinan.
The most famous and longest partnership of all was Hajji Mohammed AlAbdullah AlMatrook partnership withNasser Abdulmohsin AlKharafiand his son Abdulmohsin AlNasser AlKharafi. Their partnership had set an example in trust and commitment.
Hajji Mohammed AlAbdullah AlMatrook was assassinated in BasraIn the 10th of Ramadan 1377 HE (1stApril 1958 CE)may he rest in peace.