ISLAMABAD: The Federation of Pakistan Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s United Business Group (UBG) on Tuesday in a surprise move clinched an unopposed seat of Vice President from Sindh.
Chairman UBG and veteran trade leader Iftikhar Ali Malik while greeting unopposed VP-elect Mohsin Maqbool Sheikh said all chambers of Sindh have reposed full confidence in the policies of the group by electing educated and dedicated person as their leader who he added will definitely serve the business community at all local, provincial and national levels.
He said that alliance with leading traders’ groups will yield positive results and ultimately lead to sweeping federation election across the country with thumping majority. He said that 80 percent voters from Punjab, KPK, Sindh and Balochistan have announced their full fledged open support to the entire UBG panel.
SM Muneer, UBG patron-in-chief said that his rival Businessman Panel despite best efforts could not get a candidate in whole of province against Mohsin Maqbool Sheikh because traders and chambers have rejected their one-man show and anti-business community policies of outgoing president Nasser Hayatt Maggo.
Mohsin Maqbool Shaikh while expressing his whole-hearted gratitude to all voters and supporters said he will live up to their aspirations and help address the problems being confronted by them on top priority and tow the group policies mainly aimed at welfare and betterment of business community besides accelerating economic activities in addition to put engine of growth in motion.
Copyright Business Recorder, 2021