This group started its business in the 1952. In its infancy, the group started in a humble way with handmade cigarettes manufacturing popularly known as 'Bidi' and the companies ancient brand name in "42 No. Special Abul Bidi". The ownership of this bidi factory was in Pakistan established in 1953, it was taken over by Late Abul Khair, the owner of the group through purchase. With the passage of time, Abul Khair Tobacco Company Limited (AKTCL) established in 1998. it is full of resources with regard to automated appliances, skilled manpower and infrastructure facilities available to the factory. This sector give aerial boost to the government exchequer and now the group undertook new ventures and presently there are a plenty of successful business units under its umbrella; catering jobs for more than twenty thousand people in various categories. The groups ceaseless efforts with dynamic management and support from numerous clients that led the group to diversify it business activities.