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Aasim Siddiqui

Aasim Siddiqui

Group Managing Director of Marine Group of Companies

Aasim Siddiqui has actively developed and financed various transport and logistics projects in Pakistan in the last 20 years. He is currently the Group Managing Director of Marine Group of Companies, which is the biggest and most diversified business group in the shipping, logistics and cargo handling industry in Pakistan. He is also on the board of directors of other 14 companies of the group.

The signature projects of Mr. Siddiqui include; Pakistan International Container Terminal (PICT), the only public listed container terminal of Pakistan, which is now operated as part of ICTSI terminals; Pakistan International Bulk Terminal (PIBT) the first modern coal/cement terminal also a public listed company in the Karachi stock exchange and Pakistan Intermodal Ltd. (PIL), Pakistan’s first private freight train operator connecting the ports with the inland container depots through rail-road linkages.

Mr. Siddiqui has recently launched Pakistan’s First Schedule Freight Train Service with Pakistan Railways under Public-Private Partnership programme and is creating intermodal transport linkages for door-to-door cargo delivery services.

Mr. Siddiqui has been actively running CSR programs of Marine Group for last five years and has established two research-oriented Think Tank organizations working on poverty alleviation & public policy under the names of Organization for Social Development Initiatives (OSDI) and Manzil Pakistan respectively. Mr. Aasim Siddiqui is also a part of the executive committee of the All Pakistan Shipping Association (APSA) and is playing a significant role in the development of shipping and logistics industry of Pakistan.