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Profile of Nominated Deputy Mayor Karachi Dr. Arshad Abdullah Vohra


Profile of Nominated Deputy Mayor Karachi Dr. Arshad Abdullah Vohra
 Posted on: 12/18/2015
Profile of Nominated Deputy Mayor Karachi Dr. Arshad Abdullah Vohra

Name:
Dr. Arshad Abdullah Vohra 

Father’s Name: Abdullah

Date Of Birth: July 17, 1958

Address: House # D-225, KDA Scheme-1A Extension, Karachi 

Contact:
Phone:  +92 21 34944123,
Office: +92 21 32563928-29
Direct:  +92 21 32594390
Fax: +92 21 32550337

Qualification:
•   Bachelor of Chemical Engineering, in 1982 from NED University of Engineering & Technology, Karachi.
•   Master of Science in Polymer Fiber, in 1984 from University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology, Manchester, England.
•   Ph. D in Textile Technology, in 1986 from University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology, Manchester, England.


Positions hold in S.I.T.E Association of Industry:
•  Chairman, 2012 – 2013.
•  Chairman, 2001 – 2002.
•  Chairman, Environmental Sub-Committee, 2000 - 2001.
•  Chairman, International Relations & Foreign Mission Sub-Committee, 1999 - 2000.
•  Member Executive Committee, 1999 - 2000.
•  Member Executive Committee, 1996 - 1998.
•  Deputy Chief of Crime Monitoring Cell, 1998 - 1999.
•  Chairman, Sports Club Committee, 1998 - 1999.
•  Senior Vice Chairman, 1997 - 1998.

Positions hold in All Pakistan Textiles Processing Mills Association:
•   Central Chairman, (Pakistan), 2005 - 2006.
•   Member Executive Committee (Sindh & Balochistan Zone) 2000 - 2002.
•   Member Executive Committee (Sindh & Balochistan Zone) 1994 - 1996.
•   Chairman, Sindh & Balochistan Zone, 2003 – 2004.
•   Chairman, Sindh & Balochistan Zone, 1998 – 1999.
•   Chairman, Sindh & Balochistan Zone, 1995 - 1996.
•   Chief Coordinator on a project of “Environmental Textile Marketing” under assistance of Royal Netherlands Embassy, 1998 till 2000.
•   Chairman, Environmental Cell (Sindh & Balochistan Zone), 1997 till 2002.


Other Professionally Related Activities:
•   Former Director Pakistan National Shipping Corporation.
•   Former Trustee on the Board of Directors of Karachi Port Trust.
•   Former Director, Sindh Industrial Trading Estate Limited.
•   Former Coordinator with United Nations Industrial Development Organization on Industrial Environment research on Karachi.
•   Former Director of Synthetic Fiber Development & Application Center (SFDAC).
•   Member, Board of Management, Sindh Worker’s Children Education Cess.
•   Chairman, Central Management Committee, Government Technical Training Center, Al-Hyderi, Karachi.
•   Former Advisor, WTO & Environment Sub Committee, Karachi Chamber of Commerce & Industry.
•   Ex-Officio Director, Karachi Electric Supply Corporation.
•   Former Director, Pakistan Textile Institute.
•   Chairman, Managing Committee of Government College of Engineering & Technology, 1999.
•   Examiner, Textile Institute of Pakistan, 1999.
•   Examiner, NED University of Engineering & Technology.
•   Technical Committee Member, Textile University of Pakistan, 1990 – 1991.
•   Delivered honorary lectures at University of Karachi, 1988 - 1990.
•   Examiner, Dawood College of Engineering & Technology, 1987.
•   Former Convener Works Committee, Sindh Industrial Trading Estate Limited.
•   Consultancy and Management for the ETHIOPIAN govt. to convert their economy into textile economy which included 100 million US DOLLAR project of textile.
•   Submitted a feasibility cum economic growth report for the Textile value added products to Government of Sindh, Ministry of Industries as “Karachi Garment City”.


Party Chronology:

•   2005: Member of Board of Trustees of KKF
•   2007: Chairman of Society Residence Committee MQM
•   2012: Member of Provincial Assembly, Sindh, Pakistan, of Muttahida Qaumi Movement
•   2013: Currently the Member of Provincial Assembly, Sindh, Pakistan, of Muttahida Qaumi Movement, since 2013, representing the business community of Karachi.

Basic Constituency:
•   Union Council No.49 (Nazimabad No. 1), District Central, Karachi

Captain cricket team UNIVERSITY OF MANCHESTER (1984-1986)
President PAKISTAN STUDENTS SOCIETY AT UNIVERSITY OF MANCHESTER (1985-1986)

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