ISLAMABAD: Muhammad Naveed, Senior Vice President, Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry along with Baser Daud, former President ICCI called on Barrister Abid Waheed Sheikh, Managing Director, Pakistan Bait Ul Mal (PBUM) and lauded his valuable services for the nation. He said under the leadership of Barrister Abid Waheed Sheikh, Pakistan Bait Ul Mal was taking good initiatives for poverty alleviation from the country by providing various social safety net services to vulnerable & under-privileged people. He said it was encouraging that Barrister Abid Waheed Sheikh has promoted transparency, efficiency and accessibility in Pakistan Baitul Mall by introducing IT integrated system and e-governance that has greatly facilitated the needy people including those in need of urgent medical treatment.
He appreciated Barrister Abid Waheed Sheikh for running some valuable projects to provide various social safety services to orphans, widows, disabled and other needy persons. It said it was laudable that PBUM has established hundreds of vocational schools for women empowerment and national centers for rehabilitation of child labor to provide free education. He said PBUM was disbursing a huge sums of money to the needy persons including cancer patients which was highly laudable. He hoped that under the dynamic leadership of Barrister Abid Waheed Sheikh, Pakistan Bait ul Mal would launch many new projects for the welfare of needy and deserving persons.
Speaking at the occasion, Baser Daud, former President, Islamabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry appreciated the role of Barrister Abid Waheed Sheikh for bringing innovation and transparency in Pakistan Bait Ul Mal and said it was encouraging that government has appointed a dynamic and highly qualified professional from the private sector to lead Pakistan Bait Ul Mal. He said that Pakistan Bait Ul Mal was playing vital role in combating poverty and stressed that all well-to-do people should extend maximum cooperation and support to PBUM so that it could work more effectively to uplift the people from poverty and enable them to play a constructive role in our society.