SAARC CCI President

  Mr. Iftikhar Ali Malik

CEO, Guard Group of Industries

Address: 8KM Raiwind Road Lahore
Tel: 0092-42-37725616-18
Fax: 92-42-37722627/7723988
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Mr. Iftikhar Ali Malik a seasoned business figure of Pakistan has been associated with SAARC CCI from its inception and served for regional integration and economic cooperation for 25 years. Mr. Malik served as the President of Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) in 1990, and as President of the Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) in early 2000.   Mr. Malik will be the third Pakistani to assume the Presidency of SAARC CCI. Mr. Malik is Group Chairman of Guard Group a Lahore based conglomerate of automobile and agro businesses. Guard Groups owns over 80% of Pakistan OEM market share. He has also on his credit, the establishment of Agriculture and Rice Research Centre , which has introduces innovative ideas and added value in form of high breed rice and vegetable seeds, with more than 90% yield.
Mr. Iftikhar Ali Malik is the Chief Executive of the Guard Group of Industries and is one of the few highly reputed personalities in the archives of business community of Pakistan. Mr. Malik has established credentials in social services and mentorship for startups. As a renowned philanthropist his services in patronizing education and health are commendable. Guard Group’s Mumtaz Bakhtawar Memorial Trust Hospital Lahore is a well-equipped charitable hospital rendering a great free service to the disadvantaged section of the society.
He has played crucial role in strengthening the trade organizations, for which he has accomplished the completion of three buildings for FPCCI in Karachi, Lahore and Islamabad. As his journey continues to make a difference to the businesses and lives of people across the region. He is former Director NBP, Founding Chair of Pak-USA Business Council, Honorary Member of the Islamic Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Special Life Time member of the Confederation of Asia pacific Chambers of Commerce and Industry.  
Mr. Malik is a firm believer of regionalism and has been part of various track II diplomacy in the SAARC region. He believes that, effective dialogue among SAARC nations both at public and private level with a strong spirit of solidarity is very much needed to address trust deficit to eliminate poverty and to enhance regional cooperation for welfare of the peoples of South Asia.

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