Bagh, (Parliament Times): PTI-AJK leader and President of Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industries Sardar Yasir Ilyas Khan was accorded a warm welcome on his arrival here on Sunday. Yasir who is the brother of PTI senior leader and special advisor to chief minister Punjab Sardar Yasir Ilyas Khan was received by hundreds of people at Arja in Bagh district as he reached the main bazaar. During his journey he was greeted by people at many places and showered flower petals on him. Later, when the caravan reached the venue of the rally, thousands of people joined the gathering.
On this occasion, President of Anjuman-e-Tajiran Arja Raja Saghir Hafiz Gulfraz Ming Bajri Camp Irshad Butt Ming Bajri Pul, Sardar Imran Chughtai, Sardar Amir Advocate, Raja Manshad, Raja Qaizar, Sardar Najeeb, Sardar Humayun, Sardar Amir, Chairman Sardar Waheed Irshad, General Secretary Ejaz Ayub, Additional Secretary, Adnan Khurshid, Khurram Khan, Nasir Kayani and others received. A function of Anjuman-e-Tajiran was held at Rehra where Sardar Yasir Ilyas Khan was the chief guest while Sardar Mir Akbar Khan, Minister for Government presided over the function. PYO Central Chairman and Assembly Candidate Sardar Ziaul Qamar, Assembly Candidate and Senior Leader PTI Azad Kashmir Sardar Amjad Jalil, Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front Senior Leader Dr Tauqeer Gilani, Chairman BDA Sardar Javed Advocate, President District Bar Association Sardar Azam Haider Advocate, President Anjuman-e-Tajiran Bagh Hafiz Tariq Mahmood, newly elected President Anjuman-e-Tajiran Reh Lala Nisar and several other senior political, social and business personalities attended the function.
Speaking on the occasion Sardar Yasir Ilyas Khan, thanked people for their warm welcome and said. “We feel proud to share our identity with Poonch and Kashmir wherever we go around the world”. He said that the Islamabad Chamber of Commerce is a strong and influential body of more than 5,000 people. “We work with the government on various policies to facilitate traders and other people,” he said. Sardar Yasir Ilyas Khan said that we all have to work together to solve the problems in Azad Kashmir, we will support the development process by bringing different investors here, investment is also needed in the fields of tourism and industries.
Addressing the function, Minister for Government Sardar Mir Akbar Khan said that the present government is continuing construction and development in all the districts without any discrimination. While welcoming Sardar Yasir Ilyas Khan he said, “We are happy that Sardar Tanveer Ilyas Khan, Sardar Yasir Ilyas Khan and his family are engaged in strengthening the country by doing dignified business in Pakistan”. He said that employment of Azad Kashmir youth in various sectors including IT was need of the hour. Addressing the function, Sardar Zia-ul-Qamar said that Sardar Tanveer Ilyas Khan and Sardar Yasir Ilyas Khan have made a name for themselves in the world of business in Pakistan. “We hope that the business group of Sardar Yasir Ilyas will play its role for the promotion of tourism and small industries in all the cities of Azad Kashmir including Bagh”, he said.