ADVISORY COUNCIL OF APTMA
MR. GOHAR EJAZ
Born in 1966, a qualified Business Graduate and a Seasoned Industrialist, he is the Chief Executive of “Ejaz Group of Companies”, comprising of Ejaz Spinning Mills Limited and Ejaz Textile Mills Limited.
Under his dynamic leadership, the group commissioned its textile division in 1989 and set up its 1st yarn manufacturing unit in the name of “Ejaz Textile Mills Limited” at Bhaipheru & then in 1990 the group progressed with another unit, “Ejaz Spinning Mills Limited” at Sheikhupura, having state of the art machinery with his own Power Plants. The group is employing more than 3000 people and a turnover of Rs. 7.0 Billion per annum.
AS REAL ESTATE DEVELOPER
Mr. Gohar Ejaz is also the Chief Executive of “The Lake City Holdings (Pvt.) Ltd”, a 2000 acre resort / residential project, planned at 13 km on the outskirts of Lahore, with an 18-hole PGA golf course & 8000 luxury bungalows/villas, also featuring Sinuous Lakes, Landscape Architecture, Parks and Pavilions, Civic Amenities and Shopping Malls.
PATRON IN CHIEF & GROUP LEADER OF APTMA FROM YEAR 2010 TILL TODATE
Mr. Gohar Ejaz has served as Chairman of All Pakistan Textile Mills Association (APTMA) In The Year 2010-2011, the premier textile industry association of the country.
His selfless, dedicated and successful espousal of the cause of the industry for provision of essential wherewithal for optimizing its contribution to the economy and general welfare is a notable achievement.
Mr. Gohar Ejaz galvanized the industry to proceed forward with unison turning adversity to a unifying and energizing force.
This vocal and fearless spokesman of the industry is motivated by the patriotic desire to contribute to national good and well-being.
His successfully representation for securing a free market operating regime brought benefit in the shape of increased production and enhanced textile exports that reached a record US$13.9 billion. Ensuring of the free market mechanism brought much benefit to the value added sector and resulted in a resource transfer of Rs. 350 billion to the farm sector of the cotton economy.
Mr. Gohar Ejaz successfully fought to save the industry from gas and electricity supply disruptions. Due to his Endeavour’s for an equitable sharing and prudent management of energy distribution (electricity and gas) the woes of the industry were lessened, the wheels of production kept moving, employment remained intact and export commitments were abided with and national goodwill and honor upheld.
Zero rating for the textile industry value chain and exports brought into place as a result of his persistent representation of the merits of zero rating saved the industry from the hassles of obtaining refund and contributed positively to the economy.
Notable are Gohar Ejaz’s efforts to establish fore for top notch research as centers of excellence for the vertical and horizontal growth of cotton in Pakistan. His input for short and medium term planning for ensuring energy security for industry and other areas has been found to be positive and is helping to further matters in the right direction.
Mr. Gohar Ejaz’s vision for an interest rate regime that is globally competitive has its own merits and is all set to lead to increased industrial investment and growth when permitted internationally and provided domestically.
Mr. Gohar Ejaz’s vision for increasing industrial output to bring about increased exports to the tune of the US$25 billion by 2015, US$1 billion investment per annum, one million new jobs etc. has given direction to and has set the course for public planning accordingly.
Dialysis is necessary for those patients whose kidneys are not working, that patients will have to live on the dialysis technique for the rest of his/her life. Mr. Gohar Ejaz has established a most modern state of the art Dialysis Centre at Jinnah Hospital, Lahore in the memory of his beloved father Sheikh Ejaz Ahmed. The Sheikh Ejaz Ahmed Dialysis Centre is designed for dialysis of more than 100 patients in 3 shifts with 1000 dialysis per month. The patients are dialyzed free of cost at this dialysis centre. The treatment and facilities are above par as compared with any other kidney centre in public or private sector (Alhamdulillah). The annual budget to run this dialysis centre is approximately Rs. 20.00 million which is providing by him.
FEDERAL BOARD OF REVENUE
Mr. Gohar Ejaz is the “Chairman” of Alternative Dispute Resolution Board F.B.R., Sales Tax Wing, Government of Pakistan for the year 2004-todate
PAKISTAN ELECTRONIC MEDIA REGULATORY AUTHORITY
Member Board of PEMRA, Appointed by “The President of Pakistan” as Federal Capital Representative in the year 2011 for a period of four years
.BOARD OF INVESTMENT:-
Member Board, Board of Investment, Prime Minister’s Secretariat, Islamabad, for the year 2010 –todate
PAKISTAN CENTRAL COTTON COMMITTEE (PCCC):-
Member Board, Pakistan Central Cotton Committee, Government of Pakistan for the Year 2012-todate
PUNJAB COTTON CONTROL BOARD (PCCB):-
Member Board, Punjab Cotton Control Board, Government of The Punjab for the Year 2012- todate
Member Academic Council, Government College University, Lahore
for the year 2005-todate
Member Board King Edward Medical University, Lahore
for the year 2008- todate
Member Board of Governors, Care Foundation, Lahore
for the year 2005 - todate
Member Board Punjab Institute of Cardiology, Lahore
for the year 2005 to 2011
Member Board Punjab Social Security Health Management Company
for the year 2003-2010
Member Board Lahore General Hospital, Lahore
for the year 2007 to 2011