Taimoor Shah elected APTMA KP chief

Mohammad Taimoor Shah, Managing Director, Sarhad Textile Mills Ltd has been elected unopposed as Chairman of the Managing Committee of All Pakistan Textile Mills Association (APTMA) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Region/Zone. The elections were held here Monday in APTMA House, Tehkal Payan, Jamrud Road, Peshawar.

Mohammad Taimoor Shah is the son of Mohammad Hussain Shah, founder of Amin Group of Industries and a prominent businessman of KP. As the Managing Director of Sarhad Textile Mills Ltd and Member board of directors of Royal Textile Mills Ltd, Amin Paper Board & Shah CNG - a chain of CNG Stations, Mohammad Taimoor Shah has previously attained the portfolio as Vice President of KP Chamber of Commerce and Industry for the year 2014-15.

He has also served as Chairman of APTMA KP Region for the periods 2006-2007, 2011-2012 & 2016-17; moreover, he was the central vice chairman of APTMA for two terms 2012-2013 & 2015-2016.

The association also elected all other office bearers and members of the Regional/Zonal Managing Committee APTMA (KP Region) for the year 2018-19 which include Sikandar Kuli Khan Khattak as Vice Chairman of the KP Chapter whereas, Mohammad Faiq Ahmad was elected as Treasure of the Zone unopposed.

Speaking on the occasion, Mohammad Taimoor Shah thanked the textile industry of the province for reposing confidence in him. He pledged that he would continue to struggle for the industrial development and leave no stone unturned for promoting the business and industry in the province.

Shah also requested the Federal Government to resolve the issues of Gas Infrastructure Development Cess (GIDC) on gas and electricity surcharges imposed on the industrial consumers to provide immediate relief to the industry of KP.