Gulzad Group of Companies
Formed by Haji Mohammad Arif Khan in 1941, the Gulzad Group has practically mirrored the development of modern Afghanistan, standing tall as one of the country’s most dynamic business groups today. Ably guided along by the visionary leadership of Mr. Dawood Gulzad, the Group has emerged as one of Asia’s largest industrial and services conglomerate and a valuable contributor to the development of Afghanistan’s infrastructure.
Today, the Gulzad Group’s highly diversified interests span a variety of activities including agriculture, cement manufacturing, construction and infrastructure, dry fruits processing and manufacturing, investment services, logistics & transportations as well as general trading services. The Company is headquartered in Kabul, Afghanistan, with field operations, manufacturing facilities and offices all over the world.
Since the establishment in 1941, Gulzad Group has expanded to an enterprise with holding assets in Russia, Tajikistan, Germany, UAE, Uzbekistan and United Kingdom. Gulzad Group was among the first Afghan companies to export dry and fresh fruits from Afghanistan world wide. In 2005 Gulzad Group inaugurated the Baghlan Sugar Factory with German counterparts. In 2007 Gulzad Group joined the shareholders of Ghuri Afghan Cement. in 1991 Gulzad Trading Center was established with having 230 rooms and 6 Banquet halls, the first tallest privat highrise in Afghanistan. To mention some of the few business ventures.