Business community hails UBG historic victory in FPCCI elections

F.P. Report

ISLAMABAD: Business fraternity across the country Saturday felicitated the United Business Group (UBG) for sweeping of all FPCCI seats with a thumping majority which clearly reflects their confidence in judicious policies being followed by the group leadership.

According to press statement issued by UBG here, the business leaders urged the United Business Group to evolve a roadmap for year 2018 and ensure its implementation in true spirit.

They said that outgoing FPCCI body under the leadership of UBG had made the federation corruption-free and hoped that new body would follow their footmarks.

While felicitating for victory in FPCCI elections for year 2018, they urged UBG leaders to keep core committees on as it would help them to consult and get feedback from top to bottom.

UBG strong candidates made a clean sweep in the annual elections of the federation defeating the all candidates of his rivals groups Pakistan Businessman Panel and Pakistan Business Group fourth time consecutively.

UBG Presidential candidate Ghazanfar Bilour,SVP Syed Mazhar Ali Nasir,VPs Kareem Aziz Malik,Sh Atif Akram,Ch Arfan Yousaf,Shabnum Zafar,Syeda Saeeda Bano,Muhammad Shafeeq Anjum,Ch Javed Iqbal,Zahid Saeed,Tariq Saleem and Waheed Ahmad defeated their rivals.

UBG Central Chairman Iftikahr Ali Malik, patron-in-chief SM Muneer, FPCCI President Zubair Tufail,UBG Sind Chairman Khalid Tawab,UBG provincial chairman Punjab Muhammad Adrees.UBG head of FATA and Islamabad Rauf Alam and other trade leaders thanked the voters and supporters for reposing trust on the UBG prudent policies and they vowed to continue its 30 agenda mainly aimed at the accelerating the pace of economic development besides addressing the problems being confronted by business community across the country.

While talking to media after thumping victory in FPCCI election, UBG Chairman Iftikhar Ali Malik said that the result of election indicates confidence of business community in the UBG policies.

He said, “We firmly believe in rule of law, promotion of democratic system and strengthening of national economy by safeguarding the interests of traders.”

On the occasion, SM Munir hailed the business community for reposing confidence in UBG in the larger interests of the economy of the country while newly elected president Ghazanfar Bilour said that he would try best to serve the interests of business community.

Pakistan Furniture Council (PFC) Chief Mian Kashif Ashfaq Ghazanfar Bilour also congratulated SM Munir, Iftikhar Ali Malik and newly elected FPCCI President for landslide victory in the elections of FPCCI through a democratic process for the year 2018.