APBUMA elects new office-bearers
Mehmood Group of Industries’s Khawaja Jalaluddin Roomi, Imran Mehmood and Muhammad Iqbal Khan have been elected unopposed as Chairman, Senior Vice-Chairman and Vice-Chairman respectively of All Pakistan Bedsheet and Upholstery Manufacturers Association (APBUMA) for 2014-15.
Those who have been elected as Executive Committee members are: Syed Muhammad Aasim Shah, M Anees Khawaja, Mian Muhammad Arif Sheikh, Syed Muhammad Fazil Shah, Sheikh Muhammad Tayyab, Khawaja Qasim, Aneela Iftikhar, Gauharullah (Multan), Lubna Jamil Horani (Karachi), Umair Umar Virk (Lahore), Arsal Majeed and Muhammad Ammar Saeed (Faisalabad).
In his maiden address, Khawaja Jalaluddin Roomi said that the gas and electricity loadshedding had badly hit Pakistan’s exports and the country was loosing its foreign markets because increased cost of production.
He assured to resolve the issues facing the business community and that he would try to come up to their expectations. He vowed to work for the facilitation of the business community and pledged to uphold the image and status of APBUMA.
He said that the country was confronted with many challenges and the business community should be united and make all possible efforts to steer the country out of this challenging phase.