KARACHI: Union of Small and Medium Enterprises (UNISAME) expressed great joy over the election of Mamnoon Hussain as the 12th President of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, felicitated, wished him all the very best for his term of office and assured full support on behalf of the union and its members in all the provinces of Pakistan.
President UNISAME Zulfikar Thaver said in a statement that SMEs were very happy and delighted that an SME had been nominated by Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) to contest the elections for the high office of president and more happy that an SME Mamnoon Hussain won the election and became the president elect.
He said Mamnoon Hussain is a medium size entrepreneur and started life as a shop keeper then worked his way up to become an exporter and manufacturer and understands the difficulties faced by an SME more than anybody else. His experience as the president of the Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry holds high value and also his services as the governor of Sindh.
The union felicitated him and expressed full confidence that he would look after all segments of soceity and on the basis of his experience resolve the matters by virtue of his qualities of understanding and affection for
The union said Mamnoon Hussain is like a fatherly figure, soft spoken and a well meaning patient listener with deep thoughts and would prove a best intermediary between political parties to create goodwill and unity to face the challenges the country is facing.
The union urged him to hold dialogue between the politically backed forces in Sindh to create right environment for peace in Karachi the industrial hub of the country.