Tuesday, 17 August 2010 10:53
Aitazaz A. Niazi, from the 20th Entry, and a renowned engineer was appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of Engineering Development Board (EDB) by Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani on Monday. Aitazaz assumed the office of the CEO today (Tuesday - 17th Aug'10).
The establishment division issued a notification here on Monday that stated that the appointment has been made for a term of two year on contract basis. Mr. Aitazaz is the son of Dr. Umar Khan Niazi (late), who was PakistanIs first Chief Economist. Aitazaz Niazi earned his FSc from Cadet College Hasan Abdal and later earned his Chemical Engineering from the United States of America (USA). He has been in the automobile business for almost two decades now.
The Engineering Development Board (EDB) is the apex government body under Ministry of Industries & Production entrusted to strengthen engineering base in Pakistan. EDB focuses primarily on the development of engineering goods and services sector on modern lines enabling it to become technologically sound and globally integrated.
Well done Aitazaz. We are all proud of you.