SRINAGAR: The Chamber of Commerce and Industry Kashmir (CCIK) held its 16th annual meeting in Srinagar, on Wednesday.
On the occasion, all the members unanimously elected Tariq Rashid Ghani as the president of the chamber for two years, while Mushtaq Chaya, a well-known hotelier of Kashmir, was elected as the patron-general of CCIK.
DDC Chairperson Baramulla, Safina Baig, and Secretary of Tourism Abid Rasheed Shah attended as chief guests, while well-known business leaders, hoteliers, and other important personalities were also present on the occasion.
Ghani said that it is quite challenging to work for the business community at the present time. “Although the tourism sector has returned to its track, people associated with other sectors still have problems that need to be addressed”, he said.
He further added that efforts will be made to work for the welfare of the business community and resolve the lingering issues that have not been resolved yet.
Chairman Chowdhury Group of Companies Showkat Chowdhury and Managing Director Hattrick Foods Babar Chowdhury were felicitated on the occasion.
ETV Bharat Senior Special Correspondent Pervaiz ud din was awarded a certificate for the best reporting in the field of journalism, PSAJK President GN Var and Nigeen Lake Conservation Organization (NLCO) Chairman Manzoor Ahmad Wangnoo, Mohammad Sidiq Ronga President JK Goods Transport Association, Sheikh Feroz President Jammu Kashmir Hajj And Umrah Services Association, Manzoor Pakhtoon President HBOA, officials from JKEDI, JK Commerce And Industries, Labour Department, SMC, Health Department, Div Com Office, Police Department, SDA, And LCMA were also felicitated for their valuable services.
At the end of the meeting, CCIK also launched the ritual of its annual magazine and club card.