Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Iqbal Ismail’s Book “Footprints In the Sand - Rise and Fall of Walmarts of India” is to be launched at Avari Karachi.

The Chairman of Ace Securities Mr. Iqbal Ismail's book "Footprints in the Sand – The Rise and Fall of the Walmarts of India" would be launched in Karachi on March 5, 2010 at Avari towers.

In his book Mr. Iqbal ismail writes about the history of Bantva  Community and the role of his family members in strengthening the economy of Pakistan.

Between the segments of history there lies an element of an autobiography of him, in which he narrates the role of Memons in Economic Development of Pakistan. The book is clad with memories and garlanded with pictures of Economic Heroes of the past.

The book also has pictures of him with other notable personalities including Mr. Aga Khan, Former Pakistani Presidents Pervez Musharraf and Late Mr. Ayub Khan.

His achievements and details about his role in the Arag acquisition of  Dentogene Laboratories, Albert David, Premier Bank, English Biscuit Factory - EBM and Pak Bank is well documented in the book.

The book is set to launch in grandeur style at Avari Towers Karachi on 5th of March 2010. Abdul Razzaq Yakoob Owner of ARY Group will be the chief guest of the book launching ceremony, Mr. Arif Habib will preside over the ceremony.

Notable  list of guest of honors include Mr. Jahangir Siddiqui (Chairman JS Group of Companies) Mr. H.N Akhtar (Chief of NGO Saiban), Mr. Stephen G. Fakan (Consul General, USA), Mr. S. Sabharwal (High Commissioner of India), Dr. Hafeez A. Pasha (Dean, School of Social Sciences at the  Lahore),Dr. Ishrat Hussain(Dean Institute of Business Administration (IBA).

The author Mr. Iqbal Ismail was educated at Pittsburgh University. He served at Arag Industries for 5 years, as the Director of Finance. After that he was made the head of Gillanders. Mr. Iqbal Ismail is married with five children and lives in Karachi.

Iqbal Ismail's Website

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