Renowned industrialist and patron-in-chief of the Korangi Association of Trade and Industry (KATI) SM Muneer died of cardiac arrest at the age of 77.He was the patron-in-chief of the Korangi Association of Trade and Industry (KATI) and the former chairman of Trade Development Authority of Pakistan (TDAP).
Munir also served as the board member of several banks and private firms and was himself affiliated with the leather industry. Muneer was a consummate industrialist with experience in sectors ranging from tanneries, textiles and banking.
He was awarded with the Best Export Performance trophy by the Federation of Pakistan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI), the Gold Medallion Award from the International Export Association, UK and Best Businessman of the Year Award from FPCCI.
In addition, he received ‘Sitara-e-Isaar’ and the ‘Sitara-e-Imtiaz’ in 2006 and 2007 respectively by the President of Pakistan in recognition of his outstanding public service for the cause of humanity. Muneer’s contributions and achievements go beyond the economic sphere into the education sector as well. He was awarded an Honorary PhD degree (doctorate of philosophy) in January 2009 by the Governor of Sindh.
On behalf of the engineering community Engineering Post extends its condolences to the Bereaved Family. May the soul of SM Muneer Rest in Peace and May he be granted the Highest Rank in Janna’h.