KCCI elections: Businessmen Group gets sixth straight win

BQATI, KCCI hold managing committee elections for 2012-13.

Our Correspondent August 06, 2012

KARACHI: All candidates backed by the Businessmen Group (BMG) for the Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) Managing Committee were elected unopposed for 2012-13. 

It is the sixth consecutive year that BMG-backed candidates have won the KCCI elections. The BMG is led by Siraj Kassam Teli, director of Pakistan Beverages Limited.

Since no other candidates filed nomination papers, all 15 BMG-backed candidates were elected unopposed, according to unofficial results. A statement released by BMG Chairman Teli said he was grateful to the business community of Karachi.

Polling to elect KCCI’s office-bearers for 2012-2013 will be held on September 27. The BMG has nominated Haroon Agar for the position of KCCI president.

Bin Qasim Association of Trade and Industry

The Bin Qasim Association of Trade and Industry (BQATI), one of the seven industrial zones of Karachi, Monday elected members for its Managing Committee for the term of 2012-13.

The Managing Committee unanimously elected Usman Ahmed as President and Abdul Rasheed Jan Mohammed as Vice President.

Published in The Express Tribune, August 7th, 2012.