Major (R) Alamgir , the chairman of the Ad-hoc Committee successfully led the formulation of TAAP''s constitution within the frame work of the Companies Act 1913. The Federal Ministry of Commerce approved the said Memorandum & Articles of Association and issued the requisite license for TAAP to represent travel agents, tour operators and general sales agents in Pakistan.
TAAP was established with the explicit purpose of raising Pakistan''s flag at the world wide fora of travel agents, to further promote air travel among its citizens and to promote tourism in Pakistan by providing convenience to domestic and international tourists.
With a checkered history of efforts at founding, before East Pakistan became Bangladesh, the present Travel Agents Association of Pakistan ("TAAP") was formed
in 1974. Its founding fathers elected an ad-hoc committee comprising of: