Book Launch of Umeed Aashna - Biography of Mian Abdul Majeed
Karachi, November 6, 2009: The book launching ceremony of “Umeed Aashna”,
biography of Mian Abdul Majeed, Chairman National Foods Limited, Pakistan’s
leading multi-category food company, was held today at a local hotel. “Umeed
Aashna” gives readers a detailed look into the diverse experiences of Mr. Majeed,
beginning from his early days as a student to the present time as leader of a large
corporation. It is the life of a visionary and pillar of society who has helped to shape
the development of Pakistan.
Veteran writer Mr. Akram Kamboh has painstakingly penned down in great detail the
principles and way of life of Mr. Majeed and how he remains focused on his visionary
mission to uplift Pakistani society. As an industrialist, his ethics stand as a beacon of
light for upcoming entrepreneurs; at the same time he has been striving since many
years to uplift basic education in Pakistan. He has worked at various levels to spread
the light of education throughout the country. Mr. Majeed is a staunch believer in
hard work and basic education for the success of a country and his work with
Nazaria-e-Pakistan Foundation and other NGOs in this area is truly exemplary. He
has never forgotten the village near Gujranwala where he was born and has been
instrumental in helping to set up educational facilities for the young people there. A
deeply religious and humble person, Mr. Majeed is working towards bringing about
an educational and economic revolution in the country.
Presiding over the ceremony was Mr. Mohammad Ali Siddiqui, veteran poet and
writer, with Mr. Javed Jabbar, ex information and broadcasting minister, as Chief
Guest. Mr. Khawar Butt, Managing Director English Biscuits, Mr. Waqar Hasan,
Founding Director National Foods, and Dr. M. Akram Khokar were also present to
express their views on this outstanding biography. At the close of the occasion,
writer Mr. Akram Kamboh and Mian Abdul Majeed expressed their thanks to all
supporters and well wishers.
This biography is sure to make a lasting impression as it contains valuable lessons
and guidance for the upcoming educational, social, and business leaders of the
country. It is truly a legend of one man’s fight for the educational and economic
prosperity of Pakistan.