December 23,2019

Descon turns 42!

Descon celebrated its 42nd Founder’s Day to commemorate another year of success as one of Pakistan’s most successful enterprises.

The main event, kicked off at the Descon head office Lahore, was attended by hundreds of enthusiastic employees. Celebrated annually, this event is always taken as an opportunity by the company to show their appreciation for the efforts of Descon’s employees around the world. As part of the event, Descon presented Long Service Awards to various employees in recognition of their dedication to the company.

Taimur Dawood, Chairman Descon shared his sentiments, stating that he was very happy that Descon has come a long way since its inception. He appreciated the commitment and dedication of everyone behind this shared success. He further went on to share that Descon is ambitious to embark upon new journeys and expand into new areas, aiming to bring further growth and sustainable success to the company.

Hosted by actor and musician Ahmad Ali Butt, the celebrations included performances by the pop/bhangrha/folk singer Abrar ul Haq and a comedy hour featuring a number of renowned Pakistani comedians. Additionally, a tree planting activity was also carried out to reflect on Descon’s ongoing commitment to their Corporate Social Responsibility.

Speaking about the occasion, Syed Arfeen Khalid, CEO Descon Power Solutions stated, “Descon’s founder started with the vision of creating a world class engineering, design and construction company 42 years ago in Pakistan. Today, we can proudly say that we are part of that dream. Descon has done and delivered, some of the most complex and iconic projects in Pakistan. The dedication, devotion and pride of Desconians is indeed to be celebrated and cherished. This was very much apparent in the fervor and vigor with which the 42nd Founder’s Day event was celebrated. Descon has a great future ahead of it and in the famous words of Edward S. Rogers “the best is yet to come …”

Similar celebrations were carried out at all Descon establishments (local & overseas) as well as various project sites.

Descon is a multinational company, headquartered in Pakistan, with diverse interests in the power, chemical, engineering and construction industries, with allied interests in inspection and testing. They are also actively involved in fulfilling corporate social responsibility through a number of initiatives including educating underprivileged youth, and improving their livelihood through the Descon Technical Institute.

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