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Chairman Profile

Mr. Agha Jan Akhtar

Agha Jan Akhtar is an officer of the Pakistan Administrative Service is serving in Port Qasim Authority in the capacity of Chairman PQA since 2013. The officer during his tenure has taken concrete initiatives / measures to implement Organization mission i.e to develop Port Qasim into Pakistan's premier port with integrated industrial and commercial facilities. Port Qasim is customer services oriented and a financially healthy organization operating under landlord concept. 

Since July, 2013 Port Qasim Authority has undertaken numerous diversified projects which have been / are being established through private sector investment.

The 1st LNG Terminal on Fast Track basis by Engro Elengy Terminal Pakistan Limited (EETPL) was completed in record period of 11 months, with his efforts PQA made all the requisite arrangement to make the terminal operational and has successfully handled more than 106 vessels, till date, including Qflex size. Today, Pakistan is proud to be part of this exclusive international LNG landscape and Port Qasim is indeed a part of commitment, to meet energy crisis in the country.  

Besides, PIBT- Coal & Clinker / Cement Terminal with handling capacity of 8 MT, Coal Terminal at Marginal Wharf 3 & 4 for Sahiwal Power Plant and 2nd LNG Terminal by PGPL will be operational by December-2017 on BOT Basis. PQEP-1320 MW Coal Fired Power Plant with Self-Use Jetty is under construction and will start operations by December-2017, the cost of the project is US$ 2.1 Billion. The industrial estate in Port Qasim Authority has also shown tremendous growth since 2013.