ICCI congratulates Zafar Bakhtawari on being elected as Secretary General UBG
- May 26, 2021
Sardar Yasir Ilyas Khan, President, Islamabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry (ICCI) along with a delegation called on Zubair Tufail, former President FPCCI and Zafar Bakhtawari, former President ICCI and congratulated them on being elected as President and Secretary General, United Business Group (UBG) respectively. He hoped that in their new roles, they would play a more effective role for serving the cause of the business community of the entire country. Abdul Rehman Khan Vice President ICCI, Members Muhammad Shakir, Omais Khattak, Hafiz Bilal Munir Executive Members ICCI, Muhammad Ejaz Abbasi former President ICCI, Atif Ikram Sheikh former President ICCI, Malik Sohail Hussain & Khalid Chaudhry former Senior Vice Presidents ICCI and others were in the delegation. Sardar Yasir Ilyas Khan said that the election of Zafar Bakhtawari former President ICCI as Secretary General UBG was a great honor for ICCI and its members. He said that Zafar Bakhtawari has already rendered great services for the business community in various capacities including former President ICCI and former Vice President FPCCI and hoped that as Secretary General UBG, he would play a more effective role for resolving the key issues of business community and promoting their business interests. He also lauded the services of Zubaif Tufail, former President FPCCI and hoped that as President UBG, he would play a greater role for the betterment and welfare of the business community. He said that the government was working to come up with a new budget for the next financial year and urged that it should finalize the upcoming federal budget in consultation with all stakeholders including Presidents of key chambers of commerce & industry of the country. He stressed that the government should include proposals sent by chambers of commerce in the final budget to make it a growth-oriented finance bill. Speaking at the occasion, Zubair Tufail President and Zafar Bakhtawari Secretary General UBG thanked Sardar Yasir Ilyas Khan President ICCI and all members of his delegation for congratulating them on assuming their new roles and resolved that they would put in their best efforts to serve the cause of business community from the platform of UBG. They said that under the leadership of S.M.Munir Patron-in-Chief and Iftikhar Ali Malik Chairman UBG, this platform would be made even stronger to serve the business community of the entire country in an effective manner. Abdul Rehman Khan Vice President ICCI, Muhammad Shakir, Omais Khattak, Hafiz Bilal Munir ICCI Executive Members as well as Muhammad Ejaz Abbasi former President ICCI, Atif Ikram Sheikh former President ICCI, Malik Sohail Hussain & Khalid Chaudhry former SVPs of ICCI also congratulated Zubair Tufail and Zafar Bakhtawari on their election as President and Secretary General UBG respectively and expressed best wishes for them.