Nawab Askari

Our History

Cesco Pakistan is proud to be a part of Askari Group.
In 1961, the group started as a sole proprietorship under the name of International Steel and General Agencies, the group commenced its operation under the able, inspiring guidance of its founder (Late) Nawab Syed Askari Hussain. Initially, the it began its activities in the field of Iron and Steel, Agriculture Machinery, Implements, Plant Protection Equipment, and Earth Moving & Road Construction Equipment.In 1964, it introduced Fiat Agricultural Tractors of M/s. Fiat Trattori S.p.A Italy and complete range of Fiat Allis Earth Moving and Road Construction Equipment in Pakistan.

In the early 70’s International Steel & General Agencies became a private Limited company under the name and style of ISGA (Pvt.) Limited.

ISGA (Pvt.) Limited has been handling the interests of the following International world renowned companies in Pakistan:

  • M/s. Fiat Allis
  • M/s. Ursus Peroni
  • M/s. Mario Maraldi
  • M/s. Fiat Trattori
  • M/s. Carpi
  • M/s. Lombardini

During this period of 1964 to 1984 ISGA (Pvt.) Ltd. supplied large numbers of Fiat Allis Bulldozers and Fiat Trattori Agricultural Tractors and other Road Construction and Earth Moving Machinery, Line pipe, Agricultural Sprayers and Diesel Engines for Tube wells to various Government and semi Government organizations in Pakistan.

In early 80’s the group made another landmark by making a joint venture with a well reputed industrial group of Pakistan to start local assembly of Fiat Trattori Agricultural Tractors in Pakistan under the name of Al Ghazi Tractors Limited.

Meet the Founder

Hasan Askari

Founder & CEO