Mr. Majyd Aziz

Senior Advisor for Pakistan

Karachi

Majyd Aziz is thePresident of the family-owned MHG Group of Companies and Senior Advisor of the family-owned Seatrade Group of Companies. The Groups are involved in textiles, exports of minerals, imports of coal and commodities, shipping and port services, among other businesses.

He is current President of the Employers Federation of Pakistan and also the first elected President of the South Asian Forum of Employers. Mr. Aziz is a Former President of the Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the largest Chamber in Pakistan and among the top ten in the world. He was twice Chairman of SITE Association of Industry, a representative organization of 3000 industries in largest industrial estate of Pakistan.

He is also the Past Chairman of the Pakistani government-owned SME Bank Ltd, past Director of the Pakistani government-owned Zarai Taraqiati Bank Ltd (Agriculture Development Bank), Founding Chairman of Pakistan-Indonesia Business Forum, Founding Chairman of Pakistan-Sri Lanka Business Forum, and Founding Secretary General (and later as Vice President) of Pakistan-Japan Business Forum. He is also Secretary General of English Speaking Union of Pakistan. He is also an elected Substitute Member of ILO Governing Body.

Mr. Aziz has served on the Boards of 17 educational institutes and universities of Karachi and is at present on the Board of 3 institutes. He had been nominated as Director of Karachi Electric Supply Corporation by the Prime Minister. He is one of the Founders of Workers-Employers Bilateral Council of Pakistan (WEBCOP), Founder of Citizen-Police Liaison Committee, and Founding Chairman of SITE Crime Monitor Cell. He is a Founding Governor of National Center for Dispute Resolution, a pioneering concept introduced in Pakistan. He served on the Board of Pakistan Railways and is a Senior Advisor of Memon Medical Institute Hospital.

Mr. Aziz earned his B.S. and M.A. in General Business Administration and Management respectively from Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana, USA.

He is actively involved in youth and women empowerment and he is the sole Global Patron of Association of Women Entrepreneurs and Career Women of India and also of Pakistan. He was elected or nominated as leader and spokesperson of the Employers Group in numerous ILO-related programs and he has been nominated five times to attend various programs in US under the aegis of USAID, USFCS and USTDA. He is an Honorary Citizen of Houston and Austin, Texas. He was actively involved in advocacy programs for the ROZ initiative by USA for Pakistan. He has done the prestigious National Security Workshop at National Defence University Islamabad.

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