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Pakistan Australia Business Council hosted a Dinner in honour of Towel Manufacturers Association Trade delegation and World Known visiting Islamic Scholar Dr. Khalid Zaheer

The Consul General of Pakistan in Sydney Mr. Abdul Aziz Uqaili speaking during the function of PABC

On Tuesday, 29th April 2014, Pakistan Australia Business Council Incorporated (PABC) hosted a dinner in honour of the Towel Manufacturers Association (TMA) Trade delegation & visiting Islamic Scholar Dr Khalid Zaheer. The dinner was held at Spice of Life Restaurant Wigram Street Harris Park Sydney. The President Pakistan Australia Business Council Incorporated (PABC) Mr. Iftikhar Rana was host of the function but he have to travel Lahore for attend Overseas Pakistanis Convention arranged by Government of Punjab. In the absence of Iftikhar Rana, Senior Vice President PABC Kashif Amjad and Vice President Sadaqat Saddiq was co host. Mr. Kashif Amjad was also MC of the evening.

First speaker was Dr Khalid Zaheer who spoke of his visit to Australia. Dr Zaheer spoke about Islam and that importance of each personís actions is the biggest selling point of Islam to the world, how we act is how others see the religion.

The Consul General Mr. Abdul Aziz Uqaili spoke of the objective of the mission and thanked the assistance of the Pakistan Australia Business Council and finally the head of the delegation Mr. Mehtab Uddin Chawla spoke not just about his visit and the affection shown to him from the Pakistani community here compared to other overseas missions he has visited but also about Pakistan and we as foreigners are all Ambassadors for Pakistan and our actions are the way the western world views Pakistan in its perceptions.

Several Community members there included Syed Zafar Hussain Shah of Sada-e-Watan Sydney , Mr. Azam Mohammed Former Consul General, Mr. Shifaat Ahmad Kalim Consul and all the other consulate staff, Dr. Aila Khan of UWS just to name a few.

The Towel Manufacturers Association is visiting Australia through its delegation lead by Mehtab Uddin Chawla (CEO of Al Karam Towel Industries), and Deputy Leader M Rangoonwala (CEO Terry World Textiles) with the Secretary General of the Tower Manfucturers Association Mr M Muzammil Hussain and other included in the delegation are Omer Anwar Lari (Anwartex Industries), Muhammad Amir (Fashion Art International), Zahid Maqbool (Sajid Textile Industries), Usman Ali (Silver Textile), Mr Shoukat Shabu (Sohail Weaving Industries), Munawar Feroz (Sylvana Textiles) and Kamran Ejaz (TeeZee Textiles). Each delegation member present was introduced to the audience.

The Towel Manufacturers Association have meetings in Sydney, Melbourne and Auckland and part of its Australia leg was facilitated by the PABC including a site visit to Costco retail and head office facilitated by Mr Shoaib Haroon.

Shields were presented to the Pakistan Australia Business Council to behalf of President Mr Iftikhar Rana who was not present and to Dr Khalid Zaheer.

After dinner by popular a further speech by Dr Khalid Zaheer on a topic requested by the leader of the delegation Mr Mehtab Uddin Chawla.

The Consul General Mr. Abdul Aziz Uqaili

Head of the Delegation Mr. Mehtab Uddin Chawla

Senior Vice President PABC Kashif Amjad

World Known visiting Islamic Scholar Dr. Khalid Zaheer

The head of the TMA Delegation Mr. Mehtab Uddin Chawla Presenting Shield to Great Islamic Scholar Dr. Khalid Zaheer

Shield were presented to head of the Delegation Mr. Mehtab Uddin Chawla behalf of President PABC Mr. Iftikhar Rana

 

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