PESHAWAR: All ten candidates of Businessman Forum group under leadership of Ilyas Ahmad Bilour won the executive committee elections of Sarhad Chamber of Commerce and Commerce (SCCI) with high margin for next term 2021-22.
Polling was held here on Monday for elections on five each seats of Corporate and five Associate in premises of the chamber in a congenial atmosphere, which was continued without any interval from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM.
According to the details, all ten candidates of the Businessman Forum clean won all corporate and associate seats for the executive committee with high margin.
For Corporate Group, Hussain Khurshid Ahmad, Farhad Asfandyar, Muhammad Arshad Siddique of the Businessmen Forum have secured 235 votes each, while Minhajuddin from the same group was polled 231 ballots and Pervez Khan Khattak remained succesful by obtaining 230 votes, according to election commission results issued here on Monday.
Similarly, for the Associate Group, all candidates of the Businessman Forum also swept the elections.
Imran Khan of the Businessmen Forum secured 792, Javed Akhtar begged 788 votes, Ejaz Khan polled 772 votes, and while Ghulam Hussain begged 767 and Naeem Qasmi remained successful by securing 740 votes respectively.
It is pertinent to mention here that Muhammad Ashfaq was already elected unopposed on a vacant seat of Bannu Township while Mubarak Bagem was also elected unopposed on a women reserved seat.
After landslide victory in the SCCI executive body for next term 2021-22, the Businessman Forum leader, former senator Ilyas Ahmad Bilour while talking to the members congratulated members of the Businessman Forum, saying that overwhelming victory in SCCI executive body polls of the forum was a reflection of business community trust and fruit of services to the community.
Former FPCCI president and Businessman Forum leader, Ghazanfar Bilour also greeted the business community for the peaceful holding of elections and the overwhelming victory of the Businessman Forum.
He said the BF has always delivered selfless services to traders and shopkeepers and will continue in future as well. He assured that business community issues would be taken up with relevant authorities in an efficient manner.
Ghazanfar Bilour thanked the election commission members Malik Niaz Ahmad, Abidullah Yousafzai and Haris Mufti and all members for peaceful conduct of the elections.