VPs' names for FPCCI poll to be announced today
LAHORE: The names of new candidates for seven Vice Presidents across the country for the next 2-year term of Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce & Industry ( FPCCI) will be announced with consensus in t rue democratic manner on Dec 23.
Co-chairman Businessmen Panel, the ruling group in FPCCI, and former Federation Chief Iftikhar Ali Malik told newsmen here on Wednesday that name of Senator Ghulam Ali from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has already been announced for the top slot of President FPCCI with understanding.
The biennial FPCCI election process for the year 2011-12 has been started with the receipt of nominations from member bodies for the Managing Committee. The new federation president will assume his responsibilities on January 1 next as per traditions and as per rotation,it is the turn of the KPK to head the federation. Malik said a high level committee comprising senior trade leaders headed by Businessman Panel Tariq Sayeed would announce the nominees with consensus on merit, keeping in view his professional standing in the private sector. He said before finalising the names, all senior trade leaders throughout the country will be taken into confidence and the decision will be made with consensus tomorrow at Karachi. -App