Associated Group (AG) was founded in 1965 by Iqbal Z. Ahmed and his father Z. Z. Ahmed (1910-1989), a former Deputy Inspector General of Pakistan Police. Today, AG is one of Pakistan's leading business houses in the energy sector. AG is Pakistan's largest producer, transporter and marketer of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG). AG is also in the power generation, design and conservation, aviation, and media sectors.