Traders to support PBG candidates in FPCCI polls


Lahore—A large number of trade associations and bodies have announced support to Businessman Panel and Pakistan Business Group (alliance) candidates for FPCCI (Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry) elections for 2017.
Trade and industrial associations of Faisalabad have declared their support for Mian Anjum Nisar, Khwaja Shahzeb Akram and Mian Usman Zulfiqar, who have been nominated for Senior Vice President, Vice President (Associate Class Punjab) and Vice President (Chamber Class Punjab), respectively in the FPCCI.
According to Pakistan Industrial and Traders Association Front (PIAF) spokesman here Saturday, Mian Anjum Nisar visited Faisalabad along with former presidents of Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) Muhammad Ali Mian, Engineer Sohail Lashari, Tanveer Ahmed Sufi (Vice Chairman PIAF), Muhammad Ali Mian and former LCCI vice president Malik Tahir Javaid, Lahore Township Industrial Association (LTIA) Chairman Javed Iqbal Siddiqui and others.
He said that Soap Manufacturers Association, Agriculture and Dairy Association and Faisalabad Chamber of Small Traders and Yarn Merchant Association leaders including Mian Zahid Anwar (Agriculture & Dairy), Nasir Yousuf Vohra (Faisalabad Cloth Association), Mian Khushnud (Yarn Merchant Association-PYMA) Sheikh Asghar Ali (Textile exporters Association) Sheikh Naeem Mairaj (Central Chairman PYMA) Executive Committee Members of said associations and a number of traders of Faisalabad warmly welcomed the Businessmen Panel delegation and assured their full support to Mian Anjum Nisar.
The trade leaders said that as patron-in-chief of PIAF Mian Anjum Nisar had rendered unmatched service for the cause of business community and got a number of issues resolved. Business community has collectively decided to support Mian Anjum Nisar in the FPCCI elections, they added. Speaking on the occasion, Mian Anjum Nisar said that he would utilize his best abilities to make Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) a true platform for the business community.