About Chief Editor & C.E.O.

Dr. Aftab Ahmed Iraqui, the Founder, Publisher, Chief Editor & C.E.O. of Engineering & Industrial Review (EIR) was born on 1st January 1951 in Lahore, Pakistan, he started his carrier from 10th June 1976 spent (42 years) in engineering journalism. He is also an investigative journalist. He started his own magazine in the name of Engineering & Industrial Review “EIR” (Pakistan Edition) from 1st September 1991 till date; this magazine is commonly known as EIR, EIR entered in its 27th Year of its publication on 1st September 2017.

Dr. Aftab Ahmed Iraqui is member of various Engineering & Trade Bodies of the world. He is a Member IEEE (USA), Member ASHRAE (USA), Member SPE (USA), Member ASME (USA), Life Member Pakistan HVACR Society, Life Member REAP, Member Karachi Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Director Pakistan-Thailand Business Council of FPCCI and Director Pakistan-Bangladesh Business Council of FPCCI, Member Pakistan-China Business Council of FPCCI, Member Pakistan Malaysia Business Council of FPCCI, Member Pakistan-UAE Business Council of FPCCI, Member India-Pakistan Joint Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Member Developing-8 Countries Federation of Chambers of Commerce & Industry (Turkey, Iran, Indonesia, Egypt, Nigeria, Malaysia, Bangladesh and Pakistan), Member Standing Committee on “Foreign Investment” of FPCCI and Member Standing Committee on “Marketing” of FPCCI, etc.

Dr. Aftab Ahmed Iraqui has honour to provide valuable inputs to the Executive Opinion Survey used in drafting the State of Pakistan’s Competitiveness Report for USAID 2011-2012 voluntarily and received letter of thanks from the USAID Consultant.

Dr. Aftab Ahmed Iraqui, Chief Editor, EIR received Gold Medal from the President of Pakistan Mr. Mamnoon Hussain for his 40 years dedicated service to the Engineering & Industrial Sector of Pakistan in the category of “Best Print & Electronic Media, Journalism & Publications Award of Pakistan” on 1st October 2015 at the FPCCI Achievement Award Ceremony. He is the only person till now who has received this gold medal in history of Pakistan. Dr. Aftab Ahmed Iraqui also received certificate for his outstanding services in Engineering Journalism at FPCCI Achievement Award Ceremony.


About Editor & Chief Operating Officer

Engr. Yaser Aftab Iraqui was born on 11th August 1983 in Faisalabad, Pakistan, he is the Chief Operating Officer of Engineering & Industrial Review (EIR), he is the son of Dr. Aftab Ahmed Iraqui the Chief Editor & CEO of Engineering & Industrial Review (EIR).

He has passed his Software Engineering Examination with Distinction from Trinity College, New York, USA. He also posses Bachelors Degree from University of Karachi. He has also completed Professional Accountancy Certificate Course from Skill Development Council.

He is a member of Pakistan Bangladesh Business Council of FPCCI, He is member of Standing Committee on “Marketing” of FPCCI and he is also a member of Karachi Chamber of Commerce & Industry. He started his career with Engineering & Industrial Review (EIR) from 1st September 2001.

He has received Best Engineering Magazine Award by Pakistan HVACR Society on 21st March 2010 by the chief guest at the ceremony Mr. Arif Alauddin, CEO, Alternate Energy Development Board (AEDB) on occasion of 17th HVACR Expo & Conference 2010 in Karachi.

He has also received Best Engineering Magazine Award on 7th May 2010 by the chief guest Prime Minister of Pakistan, Makhdoom Syed Yousuf Raza Gillani on the occasion of Brands Award Ceremony 2009 in Governor House, Karachi.

He has also received Event Collaborator Award on 26th May 2012 on the occasion of WIE-IEEE USA Women Entrepreneurship Conference 2012 held at Usman Institute of Technology, Karachi.

He is also recipient of Appreciation Certificate on 18th March 2013 on the occasion of IEEEP Multi Topic Symposium 2013 in Pearl Continental Hotel, Karachi.

The Pakistan HVACR Society, Lahore Chapter on 4th April 2015 at the occasion of First HVACR Expo Faisalabad 2015 also presented “Best Engineering Magazine of Pakistan Award” to Engr. Yaser Aftab Iraqui, EIR.