Hanif S. Kalia

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Founder & Chief Advisor
Mr. Hanif S. Kalia, Founder & Chief Advisor of Kalia Group is a pragmatic visionary, exceptional leader, and a huge supporter and promoter of an IT culture in Pakistan. His leadership and organizational skills have taken the company to great heights. Born on the 12th of April 1949 in Karachi, Mr. Hanif Kalia completed his Bachelors in Commerce (B.Com) and developed an interest in finance and accounting thus, he acquired a degree as a Fellow Cost and Management Accountant (FCMA). Mr. Kalia has been awarded a gold medal for being an outstanding member of the Institute of Cost and Management Accountants of Pakistan (ICMAP). Initially, he worked with some leading industrial and commercial concerns then finally established Kalia Group. Thereby, with his wisdom and vision, he made it one of the fastest-growing businesses in Pakistan. Mr. Kalia is a former President of Pakistan Memon Educational & Welfare Society and in his tenure laid the foundation of a world-class institute Sir Adamjee Institute of Technology which educates students in the disciples of Information Technology and Business Management. In Mr. Hanif S. Kalia’s opinion, the world has changed so much that the traditional ways of learning and conventional modes of making money may hardly help individuals, and no progress and prosperity is possible without IT literacy. In fact, he views IT illiteracy and ignorance as one of the key factors of decline and downfall in today's technologically evolved era.

MESSAGE FROM OUR FOUNDER & CHIEF ADVISOR

Kalia Group is built on three core values: integrity, innovation and long-term partnerships. We have achieved many milestones in the last 4 decades in the field of IT, finance, construction, education and human welfare based on these values alone. Our primary objective is to create an IT culture and encourage IT literacy in Pakistan, transform the way businesses are done, and become a benchmark of professional services worldwide.

We have a firm belief that ‘IT is the language of the 21st century and no progress and prosperity is possible without it’. We feel that, as a nation, we should realize the importance of IT because it is the only thing which will help us protect our status as a sovereign nation, thus enabling us to gain sustained economic stability and prosperity. Our vision and mission arise from and reflect the same thought process.