Bahria Foundation was established in January 1982 by the Government of Pakistan as a Charitable Trust under the Endowment Act 1890.
The Committee of Administration (COA) headed by Chief of the Naval Staff as its Chairman consists of eight members including the Managing Director of Bahria Foundation. Committee of Administration acts as the supreme governing body of the Bahria Foundation. The Board of Directors headed by Managing Director is the corporate body responsible for overseeing operational activities of the Foundation. The Managing Director being the executive head conducts administrative and commercial activities of the foundation.
The Foundation is engaged in diversified industrial, commercial and developmental activities through its four pillars namely Education, Maritime Works Organization, Commercial Businesses and Bahria Estates. All four pillars reside under Deputy Managing Director (DMD) of each pillar. Alongside, Bahria Foundation operates in three regions of Pakistan, i.e. North, South and Centre.
Bahria Foundation excels in the field of education where it has established more than 80 schools/colleges throughout Pakistan. The Foundation is also participating actively in a number of joint ventures with local and foreign entrepreneurs.
The Foundation owns four prestigious complexes having an area of about 486,000 sq. ft. office space at Karachi and one complex in Gwadar. Moreover, Bahria Foundation has over 7500 employees in total working in different parts of Pakistan