Srinagar, Nov 4: Tariq Rasheed Ghani was unanimously re-elected as the President of the Chamber of Commerce and Industries Kashmir (CCIK) for a second term. Mushtaq Chaya, a well-known hotelier of Kashmir, was elected as the Patron-in-Chief of the chamber.
The first meeting of the newly elected Executive Board of CCIK was held at a private hotel in Srinagar on November 3, 2023 after the elections. Dr. Darakjshan Andrabi, chairperson J&K Waqf Board, participated in the meeting as a special guest. In her address, Dr. Andrabi congratulated the new Executive Board and expressed her hope that they will work to promote the business and economic interests of Kashmir. She also said that the government is committed to solving the operational problems faced by the business community.
CCIK Patron General Mushtaq Chaya thanked Dr. Andrabi for her support and said that the tourism sector has shown significant improvement in the last few years.
He also said that there is a need to provide better facilities at new tourist destinations in Kashmir Valley to attract more and more tourists. CCI President Tariq Rasheed Ghani thanked all the guests and asked for their cooperation. He said that he is hopeful that all the officials will perform their duties diligently and honestly to make CCIK stronger.
Several other prominent businessmen including Javed Anim, G. N. Var, Showkat Chaudhary, Musadiq Shah, and others attended the event.
CCIK President Tariq Rasheed Ghani thanked all the guests and asked for their cooperation. He said that he is hopeful that all the officials will perform their duties diligently and honestly to make CCIK stronger.
At the executive meeting, important issues related to Kashmir Handicrafts, Hotel Industry, Tourism Department, and Transport were discussed.