UBG kicks off second round of FPCCI election campaign: Iftikhar Ali Malik

LAHORE: Federation of Pakistan Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s The United Business Group (UBG) ,the largest alliance of chambers and trade associations, Friday kicked off second round of election campaign to further muster support of business community.

UBG vowed to continue serve business community with full devotion and help gear up the economic activities in the country on top priority.

Addressing the 30 members core committee here today,President SAARC chamber of commerce and UBG Chairman veteran trade leader Iftikhar Ali Malik greeted the newly elected UBG candidate Mohsin Maqbool Sheikh who returned unopposed Fpcci VP from interior sindh seat which speaks of UBG popularity and evolved new election strategy in the wake of the suspension of name of rival presidential candidate Irfan Iqbal Sheik from final voter list by the Sindh High Court.

He said UBG since its inception always attached great importance to business community and advocated their cause at all levels without any fear.He said UBG leadership several times took up the burning issues of business community with PM, federal ministers and advisors to PM including Governor Punjab for getting them addressed on top priority.

Iftikhar Ali Malik said leading traders associations throughout the country have also reposed full confidence on UBG policies which is one of the major breakthrough and success in real term and we will sweep election with a wide margin. He said that always only true democracy prevail in trade politics of UBG and people with integrity have been given responsibilities so that that could contribute to image of FPCCI and resolve issues of the business community.

“We firmly believe in rule of law, promotion of democratic system and strengthening of national economy by safeguarding the interests of traders.” he added. UBG patron in chief SM Muneer ,UBG president Zubair Tufail,Secretary General Zafar Bakhtawari,Presidential candidate Dr Nouman Idris Butt,SVP candidate Hanif Gohar,Secretary Information Dr Mirza Ikhtiar Baig also spoke.

All other candidates for VPs including , VP candidate from federal capital Sohail Hussain Malik ,Chief Advisor Rehmat Ullah Javed and Principal Advisor Waqar Ahmad Mian were also present on the occasion.