LAHORE: Annual elections of Pakistan Carpet Manufacturers and Exporters Association (PCMEA) were held for the year 2017-18 in which Abdul Latif Malik has been elected as chairman unopposed and Nadeem Sajid elected as Senior Vice Chairman Southern while Qamar Zia Vice Chairman Northern.
The newly elected associate class of executive body for Southern region is comprised of Anees ur Rehman, Rashid Ali and Arif Latif while Aamir Mumtaz Khan and Mrs Mumtaz Begum in corporate class were elected. Executive Body for Northern region is consisted of Qamar Zia, Khawaja Riaz ul Rehman Hassan while Khawaja Mir and Muddassar Mir for Associate Class and in category of Corporate Class, Abdul Latif Malik, Iftikhar Tahir and Ali Ahmed are elected unopposed.
On this occasion, talking to the members of the newly elected body, the association’s newly elected chairman Abdul Latif said he was grateful to all the members for the confidence they reposed in him and he assured them that he would struggle hard to solve all the old outstanding issues as he believed that without solution of these issues, carpet industry could not be flourished.
He said he would leave no stone unturned to solve the issues of manufacturers and exporters of the carpet industry and for this purpose he would knock at all possible doors. He said all the decisions would be taken after unanimous consultation and all the proposals adopted from this platform to be taken to the concerned government’s departments.
Abdul Latif Malik said they were grateful to Trade and Development Authority of Pakistan and all other concerned departments for their timely help to promote the carpet industry in Pakistan. He said the forthcoming carpet’s exhibition has international recognition and would be fruitful for the promotion of local industry in Pakistan.