KARACHI: Cake-cutting ceremony with all the important guests present on the occasion.

KARACHI: Women Chamber of Commerce and Industry Karachi South held its 4th Annual General Meeting and fifth anniversary celebrations here at a five-star hotel, earlier today. The event started off with a welcome speech by the host of the evening Bissma Bader followed by tilawat, naat and then national anthem played on guitar and sung by actor and singer Tipu Shareef, with the audience joining in, says a Press release.
After Bader gave a background to last year’s developments in WCCI Karachi South, general secretary Basit was called upon for the adoption of audited accounts. Announcement of new team 2020-2021 by judges was followed by the highlight of the day – the oath-taking ceremony of the new office bearers and executives by chief executive of the organization, HinaMansab. The annual general meeting was then declared closed.
A presentation was made by 2019-2020 VP Naheed Kamal of the previous year’s achievements by the office bearers and executive committee. The newly sworn-in president, Shanaz Ramzi then spoke and shared her plans for her tenure as president. Chief executive HinaMansab Khan then spoke of the journey of WCCI Karachi South over these last five years. Speech by DC South Irshad Sodhar was followed by speech by Special guest of honour for the event, Administrator IfthikarShallwani who congratulated the new executive body and office bearers, expressing the conviction that they would contribute in a valuable way to the Chamber.
The chief guest Madam Shehnaz Wazir Ali then gave an inspiring speech about the contribution of women entrepreneurs to Pakistan’s economy.
Representatives of Pink Ribbon then spoke about their Breast Awareness Campaign.
Certificates were distributed by the chief guest to executives and office bearers, as well as to the guest of honourTipu Shareef. The chief guest was presented a flower arrangement by president, chief executive and founder president. Bouquets were also presented to special guest of honour,Shallwani, DC South, Irshad Sodhar as well as to HinaMansab, Farida Qureshi, Tipu Shareef and Shanaz Ramzi.
Cake-cutting ceremony took place with all the important guests present participating, followed by high tea.