Ahmed Dawood

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Ahmed Daood (1899-2002) was a Pakistani industrialist[1] and philanthropist. He is the founder and eponym of the Dawood Group.

Born in Bantva in Saurashtra, Gujarat, India, Ahmed got introduced to business basics at an early age through working at his Grandfather’s shop of cotton yarn and various utilities. In 1920 he established his own shop in Bombay. He migrated to Pakistan in 1947 and initiated a number of industrial projects in East and West Pakistan.


  1. ^ Hardwork is the key to success, says Ahmed Dawood http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/issue1999/issue37/cover5.htm

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