Export of Hinopak Buses an honor for the country


Syed Mohibullah Shah, Chief Executive, Trade Development Authority of Pakistan has appreciated the Hinopak Buses export to UAE. He was addressing as chief guest to export ceremony. Hinopak organized the export ceremony of the first batch of 25 units of Hino AK8J Buses to UAE. First batch of 25 units of Hino AK8J will be shipped in this month to deliver to the Emirates Transport, UAE primarily aimed at the staff and school transport segments.

Mohibullah Shah said that for the past several years the economy of Pakistan has been undergoing a slump, marred by both international and domestic factors directly affecting the trade sector very badly. He further added that this export segment will not only bring honor and fame but will definitely strengthen the image of Pakistan around the world and help country in narrowing down the trade imbalance.

Akhtar Ali Jadoon, Provincial Transport Minister for Sindh was the Guest of Honor. He showed his gratefulness to Hinopak for achieving this milestone for exporting Hino Buses to UAE. In his address he said that Sindh Government is planning to operate 100 diesel buses in KarachiCity soon under the Benazir transport Program. On this occasion he also announced to donate 2 units of Coffin Carrier to one of the Social Welfare organization. He further added that soon 400 CNG bus project will also start.

Hideya Iijima, Managing Director & CEO, Hinopak said that these buses are especially designed considering the geographic, climatic and economical conditions of the destined country. He also informed that one of the key features of Hinopak buses is the option of massive customization in all aspects of the bus body from layouts, seating arrangements to various color schemes.

Earlier, Muhammad Irfan Shaikh, Director Sales & Marketing, Hinopak welcomed the distinguished guests. In his address, he said that by successfully meeting international standards in export quality, Hinopak in collaboration with its principals is continuously striving to tap other prospective markets such as Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Oman, Kuwait, Egypt, Bahrain, UAE, Jordan as well as many inquiries are in pipeline from Panama,  Mozambique, Cost Rica and Sub Sahara countries. He mentioned that Hinopak has invested huge amount of money to renovate its body operation plant by keeping in view the expected orders of export from different parts of the world.

Exclusive presentation regarding Export project was made by Ahmed Rauf, DGM International and Defense Sales. The Export Ceremony was attended by various dignitaries including heads of government and financial sectors etc. They all appreciated the efforts of Hinopak for promoting the name of Pakistan worldwide by exporting high quality buses.

-Published on pages # 8 & 9 in July-2010 issue of MOBILE WORLD Magazine