SIALKOT: The Sialkot based leading exporter Mian Mohammad Riaz, was unanimously elected as Chairman of Sialkot International Airport Limited (SIAL) during a ceremony held here. Earlier, he had been the President of Sialkot Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI.
Another financial tycoon Haji Aftab Barlas was also unanimously elected as Senior Vice Chairman of SIAL. Earlier, he had been the Chairman of Pakistan Gloves Manufacturers and Exporters Association (PGMEA) and Vice President of Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI).
Sialkot Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI) hosted a prestigious welcoming ceremony at SCCI Auditorium in honor of the newly elected SIAL office bearers. SCCI President Fazal Jillani, SVP Mir Alamgir Meyer, VP Malik Naseer Ahmed, Chairman Pakistan Gloves Manufactures and Exporters Association (PGMEA) Mohammad Younas and SVC Sheikh Ejaz Ahmed Jammu were also present on this occasion.
On this occasion, while addressing the participants of this welcoming ceremony, SIAL newly elected Chairman Mian Mohammad Riaz pledged to make all out sincere efforts to make the Sialkot International Airport a model airport of Pakistan and Asia as well.
Mian Mohammad Riaz said that Sialkot International Airport had been a hallmark of the sincerity, dedication, enthusiasm and unity of the Sialkot exporters, who had established this international airport on self help basis, setting a unique example of self help, advising others to replicate it.
He said that Sialkot International Airport had a great potential of doubling the Sialkot exports from persisting US$ 1.8 billion annually , besides, opening the new vistas of socio-economic and human development in Pakistan’s first ever “Golden Export Triangle” comprising Sialkot , Gujrat and Gujranwala districts.