Federal Minister for Maritime Affairs and Port Qasim Authority(PQA) hold an Introductory Meeting at PQA Karachi


Karachi: 23rd April, 2022


Federal Minister for Maritime Affairs Syed Faisal Ali Subzwari visited Port Qasim Authority (PQA) today for receiving an introductory briefing on the Authority.

Chairman PQA, Rear Admiral (R) Syed Hasan Nasir Shah on behalf of PQA presented warm welcome to the Minister. He further extended felicitations on assuming his charge and assured to work in great coordination.

Chairman PQA apprised the Minister on the functioning and on-going activities of PQA including main business model, operational complex, industrial complex,  ship handling, cargo handling, port performance and exceptional contribution of PQA to national economy of Pakistan. He also discussed future developments, prospects and challenges faced by the authority to enhance its productivity and growth.

The Minister assured further enhancement and facilitation required from Ministry side. Moreover, the meeting agreed to maintain a regular dialogue between the Minister and Chairman PQA on all issues of mutual concerns.

The Minister expressed great appreciation for the Chairman's firm commitment to enhance PQA's growth and commended his leadership during the time of Covid-19 pandemic.

The meeting was followed by visit on port's terminals via sea. PQA's Board of Directors, Additional Secretary Maritime Ministry, Mr. Asad Chandna and other senior officials also attended the meeting.