Lahore: Newly elected Vice President FPCCI, Ch. Arfan Yousaf has taken over the charge of FPCCI Regional Office, Lahore today in a special ceremony arranged at FPCCI Regional office Lahore.
Ch. Arfan Yousaf, Regional Chairman and Vice President FPCCI, said he is well aware with the current issues of business community and efforts will be made in order to resolve all issues of business community relating to tax, regulatory duty, customs, smuggling refund and rebate, starting business and high cost of doing business. High utility expenses of electricity and gas has badly disturbed the manufacturing sector a detailed report of issues and concerns of each district of Punjab will be prepared. Monthly meeting with each Chamber and Association will be the priority to of us and issues of land of Chambers will be taken to the high ups of the government.
On this occasion, Chairman UBG, Iftikhar Ali Malik said we are working for the prosperity of business community and election results has witnesses our dedication this year again.
He said strong candidates of UBG made a clean sweep in the annual elections of the federation defeating the all candidates of his rivals groups fourth time consecutively.
He added UBG members are fully enthusiastic for safeguarding the interests of traders. He appreciated Manzoor ul Haq Malik, ex-office of Regional office for the progress FPCCI made in last year.
Newly Elected Regional Chairman and Vice President FPCCI, Ch Arfan said doors of Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) will always remain open for traders and industrialists’ service.
Appreciating Media role he said media is playing very important role in economic wellbeing of the Country as productive inputs of electronic media can present soft image of the country. He added media should expend commerce pages as business community is developing.
Ms. Shabanam Zafar, Vice president FPCCI said she will assure participation all women Chambers in economic growth of the Country think tank.
Manzoor ul Haq welcomed newly elected Chairman and thanked UBG leadership for acknowledging his endeavors for the previous year.
The ceremony was attended by Iftikhar Ali Malik Chairman UBG, Karim Aziz Malik, Vice President FPCCI, Khawaja Zarar Kaleem, Former Chairman FPCCI, Riaz ud Din Sheikh, Nouman Idress, Ikhlaq Ahmad Butt, Syed Pir Nazim Shah including Masooma Sabtain, Ex-Officio Manzoor ul Haq Malik, Khawaja Khawar Rasheed and large number of UBG Supporters, Executive Committee Members and prominent businessmen.