Trade Development Authority of Pakistan (TDAP)

Chief Executive TDAP


Mr. Muhammad Zubair Motiwala is a distinguished business personality with a wealth of experience spanning over 40 years in the fields of industry and exports. Noteworthy is his role as the former president of the Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI), Chairman Sindh Board of Investment, Advisor to the Chief Minister, Sindh, Chairman Site Association, Chairman All Pakistan Textile Processing Mills Association and Chairman Pakistan Afghanistan Joint Chamber. Currently, he serves as the chairman of the Businessmen Group and holds positions as a member of the board of directors in various educational, private, and government-owned organizations.

In recognition of his extensive expertise and remarkable achievements, Mr. Motiwala was appointed as the Chief Executive of the Trade Development Authority of Pakistan (TDAP) by the Federal Government, on an honorary basis. Since assuming this role, he has implemented significant innovations within TDAP, introducing measures that are conducive to both the exports and industry.

Mr. Motiwala has consistently addressed core issues that hinder the overall exports of the country. He authored Textile Policy and was Chairman of the Committee for zero rating textile and other four export-oriented sectors. His formula known as Motiwala formula is part of custom Gazette of Pakistan to control menace of under invoicing providing solutions and recommendations to the government.  His proactive approach in highlighting these challenges reflects his commitment to ‘fostering a conducive environment for trade and exports. One of his primary goals is to substantially increase the national exports, aiming for a target of at least 55 billion USD in the coming years, aligning with the mandate of TDAP.

Under his leadership, TDAP has undergone positive transformations, with a focus on export-friendly initiatives and industry-centric measures. Mr. Muhammad Zubair Motiwala’s dedication to the growth and development of the export sector underscores his commitment to contributing to the economic progress of the country.



Contact Details

Trade Development Authority of Pakistan
Office Address: TDAP 5th Floor FTC, Building Shahrah-e-Faisal, Karachi
Phone: (+92-21) 99206462-99202719
Office Fax: (+92-21) 99206461

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