15 fake trade bodies identified in Balochistan


LAHORE Dec 25 (DNA) : Chairman United Business Group(UBG) and veteran trade leader Iftikhar Ali Malik Friday hailed the timely decision of Director General Trade Organisation (DGTO) barring 15 fake trade bodies of Balochistan for casting votes in the annual election of Federation of Pakistan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI).

Talking to newsmen here today he said that it will pave the way for fair,free,transparent and impartial annual election of the apex body of chamber being held on December 30.

He said DGTO further ordered that Mrs Sonia and Mrs Mehreen Akhtar can not be nominees of Quetta Women Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Fpcci election.He said that we will also be successful in getting exclude another two bogus votes of Loralai Chamber of Commerce and Industry by submitting undeniable lawful documentary evidence.

UBG Presidential candidate for FPCCI Khalid Tawab said that engineer Daroo Khan Achakzai former President FPCCI and Haji Jamal Uddin Achakzai had challenged these 32 bogus votes on the grounds that these 15 trade bodies are not existing anywhere in the entire province and how their bogus votes can be included in the final list?

Khalid Tawab said now UBG will sweep election with overwhelming majority of record highest number of votes in the history of country.He said that all other genuine voters from Balochistan have assured the SM Muneer and other UBG leadership to fully support the our penal while one of our VP candidate from Balochistan Ms Farzana Ahmad Ali Baloch and another UBG VP candidate Adeel Siddiqui have also returned unopposed from Sindh seat which speaks of the popularity of the group as traders and chambers across the country have outrightly rejected the one man show of outgoing Fpcci president Anjum Nisar and his business man panel.

Pervaiz Lala, VP candidate from Punjab seat said that 90 percent voters from the province have publicly announced to support in forthcoming election.