Minister of Finance
* Minister of Finance in the Republic of South African since 11 May 2009.
* Chairperson of World Customs Organisation.
* Bachelor of Pharmacy from University of Durban Westville University.
* Co-Chairperson of Transtional Executive Council (1993 - 1994.
* Co-Chairperson of Multi-party Negotiation (1993).
* Chairperson of the Convention for a Democratic South Africa (CODESA) (1992).
* Chairperson of Parliamentary Constitutional Committee.
* Leader of the National Indian Congress.
* Leader of the United Democratic Front (UDF).
* Key Leader of the African National Congress (ANC) underground structures (1991 - 1994).
* Member of the Council of Durban Westville University (1995 -1997).
* Member of the ANC/SACP Underground (1977 1990).
* Executive member of the Natal Indian Congress (1974 - 1990).
* ANC member of Parliament (1994 - 1998).
* Secretary and Chairperson of Durban Housing Action Committee (1980 - 1994).
* Commissioner of South Africa Revenue Service until 10 May 2009.