SRINAGAR : Sheikh Ashiq returned as president of Kashmir Chamber of Commerce and Industry as Farooq Amin of Kanwal Group is the new secretary general. The Kashmir Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) on Saturday announced its results for the votes polled for Executive Committee of KCCI for the year 2018-2019.
The spokesman said that the 84th Annual General Meeting was held today at SKICC, Srinagar. The Annual General Meeting was well attended by around 300 members.
The General Meeting was attended by Rauf Ahmad Punjabi the Chairman and other members Dr Mubeen Shah and Abdul Hamid Punjabi of the three-member Election Commission constituted for the purpose of conducting the elections to the 21 member Executive Committee.
The results showed the following business leaders as the office bearers: Sheikh Ashiq Ahmad was elected as President, Nasir Hamid Khan was elected as Sr. Vice President, Dr Abdul Majid Mir as Jr. Vice President, Farooq Amin was elected as Secretary-General, Sheikh Gowher Ali was elected as Jt. Secretary-General and Manzoor Ahmad Pakhtoon was elected as Treasurer.
While as candidates who were elected for the Executive Committee has got the mixed votes. The numbers of the executive committee are Abdul Wahid Malik, (551 votes), Javid Ahmad Tenga (545 votes), Sheikh Ashiq Ahmad (537 votes), Farooq Amin (528 votes), Sajid Farooq Shah (528 votes), Syed Masood Shah (528 votes), Abdul Majid Mir (526 votes), Faiz Ahmad Bakshi (524 votes), Nasir Hamid Khan (524 votes), Sheikh Imran (519 votes), Ashiq Hussain Shangloo (516 votes), Muzaffar Majid Jan (514 votes), Ashfaq Siddiq Dug (511 votes), Fayaz A Punjabi (510 votes), Altaf Ahmad Trumboo (509 votes), Feroz Ahmad Mir (508), Manzoor A Pakhtoon (508 votes), Umar Nazir Tibatbakal (506 votes), Ghulam Nabi Bhat (505 votes), Sheikh Gowhar Ali (503 votes), and Babar Chowdhary got 502 votes.
With the new election, the baton of leadership of the KCCI will now shift from Javed Ahmad Tenga led team to Sheikh Ashiq Ahmad again. Ashiq earlier led the chamber for one term.