Syed Ali Ahsan, Chief Executive of Ashiana Cotton Products Limited has been elected unopposed as the Chairman of All Pakistan Textile Mills Association (APTMA) while Naveed Gulzar from Crescent Cotton Mills Ltd and Asif Inam from Diamond International Corporation Ltd have been elected as central Vice Chairmen. Ali Ahsan also served as chairman APTMA Punjab in the past. He is a seasoned businessman, hailing from a renowned Ali family of Lahore. His uncle Syed Wajid Ali amongst the founders of APTMA back in 1957 along with Sayeed Saigol and Mian Bashir.
Speaking on the occasion Syed Ali ahsan said “We should remain united across the country as a cohesive whole. We will focus on revival of the industry by doubling exports to $28bn in five years, subject to the provision of enabling environment by the government.”