Afghar Mohideen (B.A.Hons)



A stalwart of the tourism industry and corporate arena in Sri Lanka, Afghar carries two mantles as Chairman Abercrombie & Kent – Sri Lanka. His eventful history in the travel trade dates back 40 years. Formerly associated with the John Keells Group of Companies, he served as Managing Director of Walkers Tours, Keells Hotels, Keells Transportation Ltd and SITA World Travels Lanka Limited.
Afghar is Past President of two Associations viz. the Travel Agents Association of Sri Lanka (TAASL), and the Pacific Area Travel Association (PATA) Sri Lanka Chapter. He is a member of SKAL. He was a Board member of the State Mortgage and Investment Bank and a past secretary and Board member of the American Chamber of Commerce in Sri Lanka. Afghar also served as a member of the Presidential Task Force on Tourism.