KARACHI: All candidates of Businessmen Group (BMG) have been elected unopposed for the Managing Committee of Karachi Chamber of Commerce & Industry (KCCI) for the year 2021-2022.
A statement said issued on Monday, a total of 30 nominations were received by the Election Commission from candidates belonging to the Businessmen Group.
The Election Commission, after scrutinizing all nomination papers, declared 12 nomination papers as invalid and rejected the same whereas 3 candidates withdrew their nomination papers, resulting in unopposed election of remaining 15 BMG candidates. Therefore, all 15 BMG candidates were declared successful in KCCI’s Election 2021-22.
Chairman Businessmen Group (BMG) and Former President KCCI Zubair Motiwala, on the occasion, expressed gratitude to Almighty Allah and conveyed thanks and compliments to the business and industrial community of Karachi for reposing confidence and trust on Businessmen Group.
He said that 24 years of success in a row is an acknowledgement of the public service by the Businessmen Group which also testifies that the overwhelming majority of Business and Industrial Community endorses the policies of BMG because they understand and believe that BMGIANs are serving them selflessly for their betterment.
BMG Chairman hoped that the newly elected representatives will make all out efforts in espousing the cause of business and industrial community and to further enhance the status of public service which is the motto of BMG.
The list of successful BMG Candidates included names of Muhammad Idrees, Touseef Ahmed, Abdul Rehman Naqi, Haji Asif, Shoaib Ahmed Faridi, Muhammad Asim Aejaz, Muhammad Arif, Nasir Riaz, Abu Bakar Siddiq Ahmed Shamsi, Asif Younus, Shaikh Wasim Ahmed, Zia ul Arfeen, Muhammad Farhan Ashrafi, Mohammad Amir Churra and Shamim Ahmed.
As the Managing Committee members have been elected unopposed, hence no general election for Managing Committee will be held on September 18, 2021 whereas the election of KCCI’s Office Bearers for 2021-22 is scheduled to be held on September 23, 2021.