Descon kicks off 40th anniversary celebrations in Lahore

05:36 PM | 10 Nov, 2017
Descon kicks off 40th anniversary celebrations in Lahore
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LAHORE - Descon on Thursday kicked off its 40th anniversary by unveiling the 40 years celebration logo at its headquarters in the provincial capital.

Descon Chairman, Abdul Razak Dawood, Descon Power Solutions CEO Waseem Qazi, Descon Engineering Infrastructure Division President Adnan Bakhtiar and a large number of employees were present at the occasion.

Abdul Razak Dawood, while speaking at the occasion, said that Descon will reach its 40th anniversary on December 15 by celebrating with its employees in a befitting manner. He also highlighted that Descon has emerged as one of the premier conglomerates in Pakistan in engineering, power and chemicals sectors.

“The company has over 15,000 employees from more than 20 different nationalities, he said while informing the audience about the international footprint of Descon and the recent expansion to South Africa. He said that Descon is the first Pakistani multinational company having four overseas manufacturing units.

He also mentioned the CSR and philanthropic efforts of Descon and how they have helped in building a prosperous Pakistan by providing vocational and technical training to the unemployed youth through DTI (Descon Technical Institute). He said despite all achievements, “the best is yet to come”. He also congratulated all employees working for various Descon entities on reaching this milestone.

Descon Engineering Infrastructure Division President Adnan Bakhtiar also addressed the audience. He informed that Descon’s infrastructure development projects in Pakistan have played a pivotal role in establishing the infrastructural backbone of the country.

Mr Waseem Qazi, CEO of Descon Power Solutions, highlighted the company's achievements in operating some of the most technologically advanced power generation plants in Pakistan.PR