UBG to announce its panel for FPCCI election on Oct 24


LAHORE:   The United Business Group (UBG),the largest alliance of
chambers and trade associations in the country, will announce its panel on Oct 24 for the annual  election of Federation of Pakistan Chamber of Commerce and Industry being held on Dec  30 next.
President SAARC chamber of Commerce and Industry Iftikhar Ali Malik who is also Chairman  UBG while talking to media here on Wednesday said that high level 20 members core committee  meeting has been convened to make public the names of its panel candidates on all seats which  will hold marathon session on Oct 24 with UBG patron in chief SM Muneer in chair.
He said that the UBG provincial level scrutiny committees will submit their recommendations to  core committee for the award tickets to the best candidates contesting elections for the slots of  President, SVP and VPs.
He said that the best highly educated young traders enjoying the highest degree of integrity with  a spirit of serving the business community will be awarded tickets on merit with consensus. He  said under rotation policy, federation President will belong to Sindh province.
Iftikhar Ali Malik said UBG would win the FPCCI elections as business community is in no
mood to try those who had been tested in the past. He claimed that UBG will clean sweep
federation election as 85 per cent of elected office bearers of chambers belonged to our group. He said that “traders have reposed full confidence in UBG for pursuing business friendly policies  and supremacy of democracy besides taking all important decisions with consensus in the larger  interest of the business community”.