LAHORE: The PIAF-Founders Alliance on Tuesday kicked-started its election campaign by inaugurating election office for Corporate and Associate Class LCCI polls scheduled for September 23 and 24 respectively.
The ribbon-cutting was jointly performed by the PIAF-Founders Alliance leaders Muhammad Ashraf and Anjum Nisar in the presence of former LCCI Presidents Shahzada Alam Monnoo, PIAF Chairman Malik Tahir Javaid, LCCI President Farooq Iftikhar, Senior Vice President Irfan Iqbal Sheikh, Vice President Mian Abuzar Shad, former LCCI presidents Tariq Hameed, Iftikhar Ali Malik, Mian Misbahur Rehman, Bashir A Buksh, Mian Shafqat Ali, Sheikh Muhammad Asif, Irfan Qaiser Sheikh, Shahid Hassan Sheikh, Syed Mohsin Raza Bukhari, Shahzad Ali Malik, Muhammad Ali Mian, Chaudhry Zafar Iqbal, former Senior Vice Presidents Engineer Sohail Lashari, Abdul Basit, Sheikh Muhammad Arshad, PIAF Senior Vice Chairman Khamis Saeed Butt, Vice Chairman Amjad Ali Jawa, LTIA Chairman Nasrullah Mughal, Executive Committee Members, representatives of Market Associations and office-bearers of Anjuman-e-Tajiran and Quomi Tajir Ittehad.
Speaking on the occasion, the PIAF-Founders Alliance leaders Muhammad Ashraf, Anjum Nisar, Shahzada Alam Monnoo, Iftikhar Ali Malik, Muhammad Ali Mian and PIAF Chairman Malik Tahir Javaid said that the country was passing through very challenging times and true business leadership at every tier could help bring the country out of the prevailing economic crisis.
They said that there was a dire need to take decisive action against anti-social elements to overcome law and order situation in Karachi. They said that the government should rationalize the energy prices in the greater interest of the manufacturing sector and the trading community. They said the presence of a large number of business community leaders at the inauguration ceremony showed confidence in the Alliance policies and the top leadership of the Alliance would fulfill their commitments in the future as well. PIAF-Founders Alliance also announced its candidates for Corporate and Associate Class. – PT