South Punjab Forest Company
A Public Sector Company registered under Section 42 of the Companies Act, 2017
Message from the Chairman
Awais Leghari is the Chairman of South Punjab Forest Company (SPFC) and Member of National Assembly (MNA) from D.G. Khan (NA-173), affiliated with PML-N. He is the Federal Minister for Power aswell. Awais Leghari is known to bring active professionalism in his work by involving stakeholders, academia, experts, and public forums for well-informed decision-making. As former Minister for Information Technology, he initiated and oversaw the robust telecom sector in the country flourish into a giant industry it is today.
Awais is also the Chairman of Fort Munroe Development Authority. His aim is to bring South Punjab to the forefront of development and envisage Fort Monroe as a clean and beautiful hill resort with botanical gardens and reasonable amenities. He comes from an agriculturist-political family and still has much to offer to his constituency, his work, and to Pakistan both locally and internationally.
SPFC aims to seek private investments in the forestry sector across five districts of South Punjab which include Bahawalpur, Rahim Yar Khan, Rajanpur, Muzaffargarh and D.G. Khan. Through Public Private Partnership (PPP) model, SPFC will help to curb deforestation in Punjab and promote sustainable economic development at large. Most importantly, SPFC will create green jobs and provide sustainable farmed wood to the industry, thus contributing to the GDP.
Furthermore, SPFC aims to address any environmental concerns, while aspiring for a sustainable future.
I wish SPFC all the best in future endeavors.
Sardar Awais Ahmed Khan Leghari