The overwhelming majority of the candidates of United Business Group (UBG) were elected unopposed in the annual elections of the chambers of commerce and industry setting a new record in the business history of the country.
Talking to media here Tuesday after chairing a high level meeting of the group, its chairman and veteran trade leader Mr. Iftikhar Ali Malik said that this landslide victory reflected the confidence of the business community reposed on the sagacious and dynamic leadership of the UBG pursuing prudent economic policies and advocating the just cause of the traders. He said that by the grace of Allah, group is now poised to sweep the forthcoming annual election of the Federation of Pakistan Chamber of Commerce and Industry, an apex body in Pakistan.
He said that UBG candidates after hot contest with rivals will also clinch remaining seats in regional chamber elections across the country as our candidates are highly qualified, young and dedicated enjoying the highest degree of integrity.
He said that our rivals could not find good candidates against our high profile candidates as a result major chunk of important seats were won unopposed by UBG.
He said that the top leadership of UBG always firmly believed in the rule of law, promotion and strengthening of democracy and upholding the glory of constitutions. He said all decisions were taken with consensus in the interest of the business community and always all out efforts were made to help address the genuine grievances being confronted by the traders.
He said that new government especially Federal Commerce and Textile Minister Malik Muhammad Pervaiz and State Minister for Commerce and Industry Haji Muhammad Akram Ansari have held categorical assurance for providing business friendly and growth oriented environment besides resolving the problems of traders especially exporters on top priority.