KCCI Press Release

KCCI Managing Committee unanimously accepts Shabbar Zaidi’s apology

PR No.: PR-/57
Released On: January 5, 2021
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Islamic Date: Jamadi ul Awwal 20, 1442 A.H.

KARACHI: The Managing Committee of the Karachi Chamber of Commerce & Industry (KCCI) has fully supported the stance by Chairman Businessmen Group Zubair Motiwala and President KCCI Shariq Vohra and after threadbare discussions, it was decided to accept the apology of Shabbar Zaidi.At a meeting held to review the situation arising after inappropriate remarks against Late Siraj Teli and the subsequent apology by Shabbar Zaidi, the Managing Committee Members warned that they will strongly condemn any such negative statements against Late Siraj Teli, BMG and KCCI either by Shabbar Zaidi or anyone else in future.The Managing Committee Meeting was attended by Chairman BMG & Former President KCCI Zubair Motiwala, Vice Chairman BMG Anjum Nisar, President KCCI M. Shariq Vohra, Senior Vice President Saqib Goodluck, Vice President Shamsul Islam Khan and KCCI Managing Committee Members.It is pertinent to mention here that soon after Chairman BMG strongly condemned remarks against Siraj Teli through a video message, Shabbar Zaidi posted the following apology on twitter:“Zubair Motiwala Sahib. I knew Mr. Siraj Kasim Sahib for a long period. He was gentleman. Did excellent service for KCCI. I apologize unconditionally for my statement if so understood. I reiterate that the matter raised and the response not as individual but as a leader of KCCI.”