Friday, April 1, 2011
Aziz Memon, a famed entrepreneur and an acclaimed social worker, was recently conferred the prestigious Pride of Performance award by President Asif Ali Zardari in a graceful ceremony at the Aiwan-e-Sadr on Pakistan Day. He was decorated with the medallion in recognition of his outstanding and exceptional contribution in the field of public service for a number of years.
It’s another feather in the cap of Aziz Memon whose contribution in humanitarian and community services has been legendary. He has been the recipient of the Rotary International’s highest award ‘Service Above Self’ as well as the coveted award of Leader of the Leaders. He was the District Governor of Rotary International for Pakistan and Afghanistan in the year 2007-08. He has also been Chairman of the Cutchi Memon Markazi Jamat.
Acclaimed as a role model in the field of industry and commerce he is Chairman of the Kings Group, a conglomerate of eight companies, with the core business being manufacturing and exporting knitted garments to the European and USA markets. He is Honorary Consul General, Republic of Suriname, besides being Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Karachi Garment City, a project of Ministry of Textiles, Government of Pakistan.
He holds the honour of being the Founder President of Pakistan Japan Business Forum, President of Pakistan Italy Business Forum, Former Director Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry, and senior member of Pakistan German Business forum. He has been Chairman of Citizen Police Liaison Committee.