A top builder of the country, Fayyaz Ilyas, was sworn in as new chairman of the Association of Builders and Developers of Pakistan (ABAD) for the term of 2020-2021.
Khawaja Muhammad Ayoob, Arif Sheikhani and Eng. Danish Bin Rauf were also elected as Senior Vice Chairman, Vice Chairman and Chairman Southern Region of the association respectively. Sheraz J. Monnoo was elected as Chairman Northern Region and Kashif Shaikh elected as Vice Chairman Sub-Region Hyderabad,said release.
The new body will take charge of their offices from Oct. 1, 2020. The election of new office-bearers was held during ABAD’s Annual General Meeting at the ABAD Houses in Karachi and Lahore simultaneously. The meeting unanimously approved all new members of the Central Executive Committee and Regional Executive Committee from Allied Penal, who were elected unopposed. The meeting was attended by a large number of members of the association.
Newly elected Chairman Fayyaz Ilyas thanked all members of ABAD for electing new team of ABAD.
Fayyaz Illyas, who earlier served ABAD as Senior Vice Chairman, pledged to work tirelessly for resolution of the problems of the members and for the betterment of the organisation and of the construction industry across the board.
Newly elected Senior Vice Chairman Khawaja Muhammad Ayoob, Vice Chairman Arif Sheikhani, Chairman Southern Region Eng. Danish Bin Rauf, Chairman Northern Region Sheraz J. Monnoo and Vice Chairman Hyderabad Sub Region Kashif Shaikh also thanked all members for their support and assured to make their best efforts for promotion of housing and construction industry, along with welfare of ABAD members.
The outgoing Chairman ABAD Mohsin Sheikhani said that during his term ABAD had faced number of issues but by the grace of Allah Almighty the elected body succeeded in their resolution.
The main achievements were settling of issues of fixed tax regime, timing of building plan approval and status of industry to construction sector which was neglected for last 72 years.
The most important thing for members of ABAD was announcement of low cost housing Naya Pakistan Housing Scheme by Prime Minister Imran Khan with a number of reliefs.