Mr Kamran Arshad


International Establishment and Experience:

Managing Director,
Gulf Shipping Maritime Establishment
Abu-Dhabi, UAE.

Gulf Shipping Maritime Establishment

Shipping and Marine Transport, Abu-Dhabi, U.A.E. The company is certified for ISO-9002 with Lloyd’s Register, London, U.K., & established in 1971. Personal experience includes 35 years of owning and managing shipping and marine transport for Oil & Gas Industry with a fleet of 10 Vessels-Anchor handling Tugs (AHTS). Presently, our fleet of start-of-the-art vessels/anchor handling tugs operates in UAE, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, India, and Oman waters.

International Achivements
  1. The only marine transport company in Abu-Dhabi, UAE, to be honored with award for providing “1,000,000 accident-free-hours” by the largest government-owned oil company, ADMA-OPCO.
  2. In the year 2001, the company achieved the highest score given by ADMA-OPCO in its management & operational audit.

Domestic Management Experience in Pakistan
Present Position Held Managing Director,
Ghazi Fabrics International Ltd.
and Ghazi Power Ltd.

  • 29 years owning and managing textile (Composite unit) ginning, spinning and weaving units
  • 29 years owning and managing power generation unit. (Small Power Producer – SPP)
Domestic Projects Established

Ghazi Fabrics International Limited, Established in 1989

Public Sector Experience

  • Member LESCO Board of Director – 15th Jan, 2011 to 4th Jul, 2013
  • Chairman LESCO Board of Director – 15th Apr 2013, 4th Jull, 2013
  • Member, APTMA Punjab Zonal Management Committee 2013 – 2014
  • Member LESCO Board of Directors – 3rd March, 2014 to 30th June,2016
  • Member Entrepreneurs Organization (EO) – Lahore Chapter 2012 – 2015
  • Member APTMA Punjab Zonal Management Committee 2019 – 2020
  • Treasurer APTMA, Punjab 2019 – 2020
  • Member Executive Committee, APTMA Pakistan 2019 – 2020
  • Vice Chairman, APTMA – Punjab 2020 – 2021
  • Sr. Vice Chairman, APTMA – Punjab 2021 – 2022
  • Member FBR Complaint Resolution Committee (CRC) – 2019 – 2021
  • Chairman North, APTMA – Present


Mr Muhammad Raza Baqir



Mr. Mohammad Raza Baqir has been serving as Executive Director and Secretary General Northern Zone APTMA since 2019. Before joining APTMA, he served in the Federal Government of Pakistan for well over 35 years.

Past Experiences

  • During the long tenure in government service, he worked against key positions including Collector of Customs, Sales Tax and Federal Excise, Chief Commissioner Inland Revenue, Member Federal Board of Revenue, Member Appellate Tribunal (IRS), Consul General of Pakistan at Sydney, Commercial Counsellor Copenhagen / Stockholm, Sr. Advisor Federal Insurance Ombudsman, Executive Director Intellectual Property Organization (IPO) and several other important positions. He holds Master’s Degree in English Literature and has successfully attended various Advance Courses in Management from Prestigious Institutions within the country and abroad like National School of Public Policy, NIPA, Kennedy School of Government (Harvard University) and Tax Institutions in UK, USA, Japan, Korea, Australia, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand and Belgium.


Mr Tahir Basharat Cheema



Mr. Tahir Basharat Cheema is an Energy Advisor at APTMA. A known name in the energy sector of Pakistan who held various important positions in the Government of Pakistan including Managing Director, PEPCO.

Mr Cheema assists APTMA in all the matters regarding energy & its supply. He is a valuable addition & his appointment is in conformity with APTMA’s vision of creating excellence & professionalism in the structure.

Past Experience

Engr Tahir Basharat Cheema former MD PEPCO is the fore- most Power Sector specialist in the Country with 45 years of hands down experience . He was the first DG Energy Management and also served as the Chairman Energy Management Office at the Ministry of Water & Power . He has been the President of both the IEEEP and the Institute of Engineers Pakistan . At one time ,he was the Project Director for the WAPDA International Technical University .


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