ISLAMABAD: Iqbal Ismail’s first book, “Footprints in the sand - the rise and fall of the Walmarts of India,” was launched here today at Islamabad club.
The book details the achievements of the three Bantva companies which dominated Indian trade in the early 20th century, as well as the pivotal role Haji Habib, Peer Muhammad, Hoosen Kasam Dada and Sir Adamjee Haji Dawood played in the independence of Pakistan under the leadership of Quaid-i-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah.
The book also consists of chronological order of major institutions that were, and still are, the backbone of Pakistan’s economy.
Among others, various prominent individuals of the business community attended the book’s launching ceremony and congratulated Ismail for his efforts.
Published in The Express Tribune, July 15th, 2010.
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