Karachi: Pakistan Readymade Garments Manufacturers & Exporters Association (PRGMEA) North Zone has elected Sohail A. Sheikh as Senior Vice Chairman for the year 2015-16. Those who elected as ZMC (NZ) members include Sajid Saleem Minhas, Tariq Javed Fiazi, Maqsood Ahmad Butt, Imran Anwar, Mushtaq Ahmad Butt, Ansar Aziz and Sohail Ashraf.
While addressing the AGM, newly-elected SVC vowed to promote the Association to new heights. He thanked the members for reposing confidence on him to lead the PRGMEA.
Sohail Sheikh said that it was an honour for him to assume the office of the Senior Vice Chairman for the year 2015-16. He paid tribute to the outgoing central chairman Ijaz Khokhar and vice chairman Naseer Malik.
He said that the outgoing body in the lead of its chairman and VC had been actively promoting the interests of the Punjab textile industry throughout 2014-15. An uninterrupted supply of energy, both electricity and gas, was their top priority throughout their tenure.
Sohail Sheikh vowed to continue with his efforts for the promotion and protection of the value-added textile industry. His top priority would be uninterrupted energy supply to the apparel sector, resolution of tax related issues, and a favourable environment for the promotion of garment industry in Pakistan especially in Punjab.
The outgoing central chairman Ijaz Khokhar and vice chairman Naseer Malik in their address highlighted the achievements made during 2014-2015 and expressed the hope that the new team headed by Sohail A. Sheikh would continue the excellent work in the best interest of the entire value-added textile sector.