APPMA to support Founders Alliance in LCCI polls

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The All Pakistan Paper Merchants Association (APPMA) and hundreds of traders of affiliated markets on Monday announced support to Pakistan Industrial and Traders Associations Front-Founders Alliance’s candidates in the annual elections of Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry being held on September 23 and 24, 2013. The announcement was made by the APPMA leaders Khamis Saeed Butt, Qayum Raza, Bao Muhammad Bashir, Saadat Hussain, Khawaja Nadeem Saeed Wain, Muhammad Ajmal Akram, Samiullah Butt during the visit of PIAF-Founders leaders Iftikhar Ali Malik, Muhammad Ali Mian and candidates for the Associate Class. They said that traders of paper market would put their foot down for the alliance candidates for Associate Class Sohail Lashari, Khawar Rasheed, Talha Tayyab, Raja Hamid Riaz, Rizwan Khalid, Muhammad Haroon and Muhammad Akram in the larger interest of business community. Earlier, a large number of traders warmly welcomed the alliance leaders and candidates. On this occasion, Iftikhar Ali Malik and Muhammad Ali Mian said the Alliance was thankful to the business community of Lahore in general and traders of paper market in particular for supporting the Alliance’s Associate Class candidates, adding the presence of such a large number of traders makes the point that the PIAF-Founders Alliance had always selected right people for the representation of the business community. Later, PIAF-Founders Alliance leaders and candidates visited Urdu Bazaar where President of Anjuman-e-Tajran Khalid Pervez and others welcomed them and also hosted a lunch in their honour. Khalid Pervez said that businessmen of Urdu Bazaar had always supported the PIAF-Founders Alliance and would again repose trust in the Alliance’s candidates in the forthcoming LCCI elections.