Army Welfare Trust

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Army welfare Trust
Founded1971; 48 years ago (1971)
HeadquartersRawalpindi, Pakistan
Key people
Lt Gen (R) Najeeb Ullah Khan (Chairman)

Army Welfare Trust, also known as Askari Group of Companies, is a Pakistani conglomerate company run by Pakistan Army. It is based in Rawalpindi, Pakistan. The business is run by the Pakistan Army along with Fauji Foundation.


It was established in 1971. The first commercial unit was a stud farm located at Probyanabad.[1] AWT now has a total of 15 business units working under its banner.[2]


It is one of the largest conglomerate in Pakistan. The assets group owns are:

Listed on Stock exchange[edit]

  • Askari Bank
  • Askari General Insurance
  • Askari Life Insurance


Following are the companies which are not listed on Pakistani stock exchanges:

  • Askari Aviation
  • Mobil Pakistan
  • Askari Airline Pakistan
  • Askari Tower, Lahore
  • AWT Investments
  • Army Welfare Sugar Mills, Badin
  • Askari Project, Lahore
  • Army Welfare Mess and Blue Lagoon Restaurant, Rawalpindi
  • Askari Guards, Rawalpindi
  • Askari Fuels and Petrol Pumps, Rawalpindi
  • Askari Seeds, Okara
  • Askari Enterprises, Rawalpindi
  • Fauji Security Services, Rawalpindi
  • Askari Apparel, Lahore
  • Askari Lagoon, Faisalabad
  • Two stud farms in Pakpattan and Okara

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Milestones in the History of AWT". Retrieved 2016-07-21.
  2. ^ Wasim, Amir (2016-07-21). "50 commercial entities being run by armed forces". Retrieved 2016-07-21.