The Election Commission of Pakistan Leather Garments Manufacturers & Exporters Association led by Mr. Rizwan Rashid has declared Mr. Hassan Ali Bhatti as Chairman Mr. Rashid Arshad Zahur as Sr. Vice Chairman and Mr. Nadeem Abbas as Vice Chairman for PLGMEA Central, for Southern Zone, Mr. Muhammad Saleem Ahmed as Chairman and Mr. Nasir Khan as Vice Chairman and for the Northern Zone Mr. Tassawar Hussain as Chairman and Mr. Muhammad Ali as Vice Chairman of the Association for the year 2017-18.
Further, Ch. Ahmed Zulfiqar Hayat was unanimously elected as PATRON of PLGMEA.
The announcement was made at the 15th Annual General Body Meeting of the Association held on 29th September 2017 evening under the Chairmanship of outgoing Chairman Mr. Atif Ashraf.
Patron-in-Chief Mr. Fawad Ijaz Khan, Mr. Mohammad Danish Khan, Mr. Rizwan Rashid, Mr. Muhammad Saleem, Syed Shujat Ali, Muhammad Aslam, Sh Attique-ur Rehman Ratra, Kashif Rahim and other senior members present on the occasion of AGM congratulated newly elected office bearers on being elected unopposed. They all have high expectations from them and particularly Mr. Hassan Ali Bhatti with rich experience of representing private sector from different platforms of trade bodies. He has remained as Chairman PLGMEA (North Zone), President Sialkot Chamber of Commerce and Industry Sialkot and Regional President of FPCCI Punjab. They reposed trust in his abilities to steer the PLGMEA in resolution of the issues faced by the industry in the present turmoiled economy. trust in his abilities to steer the PLGMEA in resolution of the issues faced by the industry in the present turmoiled economy.
The new Chairman, Mr. Hassan Ali Bhatti thanked the Patron-in-Chief Mr. Fawad Ijaz Khan and all the m embers of the incoming Executive Board for the confidence reposed in him by electing him the Chairman of this prestigious Association of Industry.
He warned the members of the difficult time, ahead in the aftermath worldwide economic crunch. He said that he would try to capitalize the merit of the only value-added Leather Sector of the country.
He said that industrial cost structuring needs improvement by policy support of the Government. Fiscal, Monitory, Tariffs and Taxation needs rationalization.