Who We Are

Ispahani Group is one of the oldest business groups of South Asia with a history of over 175 years. It is a diversified group based in Pakistan traces its inception in Kolkata, India.

The group also played a vital role in the independence movement of Pakistan. One of the group’s directors Mirza Abul Hassan Ispahani was a close confidant of Quaid-e-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah, the founder of Pakistan. Mr. Abul Hassan Ispahani was Pakistan’s first Ambassador to the US and then became the High Commissioner of Pakistan Embassy in UK. He also had the privilege of holding the portfolio of Federal Commerce Minister.

Mr. Ahmed Ispahani was the founding chairman of Orient Airways, which later became Pakistan International Airlines (PIA). This airline was established at the request of Mr. Mohammad Ali Jinnah.

In Pakistan, the group is involved in shipping, transportation, warehousing, logistics, tea, automobiles and civil construction.