BUSINESSMAN OF THE YEAR AWARD FOR JAVED AFRIDI
Mr. Javed Afridi of Haier Pakistan has been honored with the coveted ‘Businessman of the Year” Award for his outstanding achievement. Mr. Afridi who is CEO of Haier n Ruba Manufacturing received his award from the President of Pakistan Mr. Mamnoon Hussain, at a glittering ceremony attended by cabinet ministers, high government officials and prominent members of the business community, and officials of the Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI).
These are the 9th Achievement Awards, which are held every year under the auspices of the Lahore Chamber to honor outstanding performances and achievements in various fields by businessmen and business houses in the country.
For Haier it was a ‘double take’ at the ceremony, with Haier Pakistan being awarded a “Gold medal” for outstanding contribution to the economy.
In his remarks, President Mamnoon appreciated the LCCI initiative, saying that businessmen are writing new success stories with their sheer commitment and dedication despite all odds. He expressed optimism that the entire business community will work hard to cope with new challenges facing the country.
Upon receiving the “Businessman of the Year” award, Mr. Javed Afridi thanked Allah Almighty for bestowing this honor on him.
Haier Pakistan leads the home appliance market in Pakistan across most major categories, and the Haier Industrial Park in Lahore is the nation’s leading state of the art manufacturing facility with rated capacity of 3 million units per year of home appliances, including washing machines, and refrigerators, air conditioners. Haier Pakistan is often held up as a shining example of all that can be achieved under the banner of Pak-China economic cooperation.