Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry organises condolence reference for its former Presidents

Islamabad, July 05, 2013 (PPI-OT): Senator Wasim Sajjad, Senator Ilyas Bilour, S.M. Munir former President FPCCI, Zafar Bakhtawari President ICCI and many former Presidents of Islamabad and Rawalpindi Chambers of Commerce and Industry paid glowing tributes to Late Muhammad Raza Khan and Khalid Masood Bholla, former Presidents of Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry who passed away 31stMay and 24thJune 2013 respectively.

The tribute was paid at a Condolence Reference organized by Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Large number of business community from twin cities attended the event.

S.M.Munir, former President FPCCI termed late M. Raza Khan and Khalid Masood Bholla former Presidents ICCI as honest, dedicated and hardworking businessmen who took start from the scratch and achieved great success in business. He said this is the last chance to save Pakistan and whole business community of the country should extend full cooperation and support to the government for steering Pakistan out of current challenges.

He said he met with Mian Nawaz Sharif and found him very sincere to work for the country while his whole team is committed to address issues and put Pakistan on a path of sustainable economic development. He stressed that businessmen should join hands with the government for making Pakistan a strong country.

Senator Wasim Sajjad appreciated the ICCI initiative for organizing condolence reference and said that Late Muhammad Raza Khan and Khalid Masood Bhola were his close friend since 1970s. He lauded their services who being the founder members of ICCI contributed significantly for promotion of trade and industrial activities in the federal capital.

Senator Ilyas Bilour shared his good memories with Late M. Raza Khan and Khalid Masood Bholaas who were his friends since 1965 and appreciated their role for promoting local industry.

Zafar Bakhtawari, President Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry said the Late M. Raza Khan and Khalid Masood Bhola were embodiment of great love and friendship. He said they were also his mentor and vowed to continue their mission for serving the cause of business community.

M/s. Tariq Sadiq, Munawar Mughal and Mian Akram Farid, former President of ICCI also paid rich tribute to M. Raza Khan and Khalod Masood Bholla and shared their cherished memories. Nasir Khan former President ICCI and younger brother of M. Raza Khan, Sheikh Shabbir and Sohail Altaf former Presidents RCCI and Zeeshan Khalid son of Late Masood Khalid Bholla also paid tribute to the departed souls.

For more information, contact:
Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Chamber House, Aiwan-e-Sanat-o-Tijarat Road,
Mauve Area, G-8/1,
Islamabad, Pakistan
Tel: +9251 225 0526 and 225 3145
Fax: +9251 225 2950

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