PCMAEA organizes condolence reference to pay tribute to Kh Zubair

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Pakistan Carpet Manufacturers and Exporters Association (PCMAEA) paid rich tribute to the services of Khawaja Zubair Ahmed, a founder of hand knotted carpet industry in Pakistan, who was passed away two days ago.

A large number of businessmen including office bearers of the association were one voice for sagacity. “He was a great man and excellent businessman. The tributes were paid at a condolence reference here at PCMAEA head office on Sunday.

Addressing the participants, PCMAEA Chairman Major(R) Akhter Nazir said the departed Khawaja Zubair Ahmed was a great mentor and excellent friend. He was actually the pioneer of Hand Knotted Pakistan Carpet Manufacturers and Exporters in 1970s and the industry grew leaps and bounds under his leadership.

Highlighting his further services in carpet industry, PCMAEA Chairman said there was a time in 70s and 80s when there were around 1.5 million people directly or indirectly dependent on this industry for their livelihood. And this industry was 3rd biggest in Pakistan after Textile and Leather. The man behind this success was Khawaja Zubair Ahmad.—NNI

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