The Monal group began its journey in 2001 when the company launched its landmark project, The F1 Traxx at Saint Mary’s Park, Kalma Chowk Lahore. A popular hangout spot with facilities of dining in, remote controlled cars, ATVs, Pool and Basketball court along with a Tree House for a peaceful timeout with friends and family.
The Monal Pir Sohawa, a first of its kind, started operations in 2006 with a team of 200 people and a company strength of 300. Monal now operates with 5 branches spread in Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Peshawar and Lahore. The company also operates a dedicated Chinese, Thai and Japanese cuisine chain by the name of Asian Wok with a branch each in Islamabad, Rawalpindi and Peshawar.
Monal entered the catering industry in 2009 and in 2011 started the Monal Catering and Event Management (MCEM) with outdoor event management and now holds 2 marquees in Islamabad and 1 in Peshawar.
The M1 traxx located at Lake View Park in Islamabad provides a complete entertainment package with its safety ensured rides and quality fast food.
The company’s strength now stands at more than 3200 employees, with over 2000 trained ex-employees working in Pakistan and all across the Globe. The chairman Monal Group of Companies Mr. Luqman Ali Afzal was awarded the prestigious Pride of Performance award for his services to the Hospitality industry of Pakistan. Mr. Afzal and the group also take keen interest in giving back to the community in terms of hosting workshops and lectures on food and hospitality services. The group is voluntarily, along with the CDA, managing cleaning and maintenance of the Pir Sohawa road, from the Zoo to Pir Sohawa. The company’s CSR initiatives involve the plantation of trees, public awareness campaigns, A Hospital in Sharakpur and hosting events for special children.