Pak National Distributors (PND)
In 1985, Khawaja Salah-ud-din established Pak National Distributors (PND) in Bahawalpur, it is first firm of PND Group. PND is business partners of highly reputed multi-national companies such as Unilever Pakistan Limited and Nestle Pakistan Limited. Tariq Glass Industries and Asian Foods were also business partners of PND in recent past. Snapshot of PND’s history is as under:
- PND commenced retail franchise of Unilever Pakistan for Bahawalpur City in 1985 and as token of appreciation for the dedication and earnestness of PND towards work, Unilever offered the business to other firms of PND Group.
- PND expanded its business with other leading multinationals dealing in convenient foods and accepted retail distribution of Nestle Pakistan for Multan City in 1987. Later on, PND diversified in the related field and accepted the handling agent offer from Nestle Pakistan for the entire southern Punjab in the year 1991.
- PND expanded further by business partnering with Tariq Glass Industries (OMROC) which is one of the leading table ware company (glass manufacturer) in Pakistan, by accepting a retail franchise of Multan in 1992. This business was abandoned in 2013.
- PND joined hands with Asian Foods (Private) Limited (Mayfair), one of the largest biscuit and confectionary company in Pakistan, as handling agent for the entire southern Punjab in the year 2009. Subsequently, PND started the retail distribution in Bahawalpur and Multan in 2009 and 2010 respectively. This business was also abandoned in 2012.