NILT at a Glance

NILT at a Glance

NILT is one of the best facilities in South Asia for leather technology. It is backed and supported by the leather industry of Pakistan. Leather industry is the second best export oriented industry of Pakistan with top quality leather. This industry competes with best companies from Italy, Spain etc.

Following are pioneers who made great efforts to bring this institute into existence

1. Mr. S. M. Saleem, Chairman, Managing Committee, NILT from 1998 - 2003
2. Mr. M. Naseem Shafi, Chairman, Academic Council, NILT from 1998 - 2003
3. Mr. Habib-ur-Rehman Sheikh, Chairman, Finance Committee, NILT from 1998 – 2003

Mr. S.M. Saleem, Chairman, MIMA Group of Leather Industries and Mr. Muhammad Naseem Shafi, Managing Director, SHAFI Group of Industries were involved in conceptualization, planning and construction of NILT while the leather tannery in NILT Complex was made under the guidance of Mr. Tanweer Ahmed, Director, SHAFI Group of Industries.

Other technical committee's chairman/members who also played an important role setting up a world class leather technology institute were

1. Mr. Masood Ahmed Shiekh
2. Mr. Farrukh Sheikh
3. Mr. Fawad Ijaz

NILT first Board of Governors & Executive Committee was formed in 2003. NILT was managed by the following individuals

Board Of Governors

1. Mian Naeem Javed, Chairman, Board of Governors, from 2003 – 2006
2. Mr. Tanveer Ahmed, Chairman, Board of Governors, from 2006 – 2009
3. Mr. Farrukh Sheikh, Chairman, Board of Governors, from 2009 – 2012
4. Mr. M. Musaddiq, Chairman, Board of Governors, from 2012 - Present

Executive committee

1. Mr. Masood-ul-Hasan, President, from 2003 to 2010
2. Mr. Rashid Zahur, President, from 2010 - Present

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