Mr Abdul Rauf has been elected unopposed as Chairman of the Pakistan Ship’s Agents Association (PSAA) for 2022-2023 at AGM, held at Beach Luxury Hotel, Karachi. Likewise, Mr Asim Saeed Khan was elected Senior Vice Chairman, and Mr Taimur Badat Vice Chairman for PSAA, respectively.
The other executive committee members for the term 2022-2023 are Capt. Syed Nazar Haider, Mr Ahmad Omar, Mr Syed Adnan Ahmad Mahmoodi, and Mr Amin Sardar Ali Bhola.
In his acceptance speech, Mr Abdul Rauf expressed his intention of better and closer working between the Maritime sector, Business Community and the Government, especially intending to increase exports from Pakistan.
The incoming Chairman, Mr Abdul Rauf, appreciated the outgoing Chairman, Capt. Javed Iqbal and his team for their hard work to serve the interests of the Ports and Shipping sector, which is vital for every country’s development and economic progress. AHL Brief Note – Sep 27, 2022
Pakistan Ship’s Agents Association (PSAA) was formed in 1976 and is the largest and oldest Trade Association representing Shipping Lines/Agents whose 54 members handle all types of cargo, i.e. containerized cargo, liquid cargo and dry bulk cargo at Pakistani seaports.
PSAA’s main objective is to resolve problems its members face and make a positive contribution to the long-term progress of the Ports and Shipping industry in Pakistan. PSAA enjoys a high reputation at all official levels, including the Ministry of Maritime Affairs (MOMA), Karachi Port Trust (KPT), Port Qasim Authority (PQA), Gwadar Port Authority (GPA), Customs, FPCCI, etc. Its members are represented on several high-profile committees formed by the Federal Government from time to time at MOMA, KPT, PQA, GPA, KDLB, Planning Commission, etc.