Press club elects office-bearers
PESHAWAR- Senior correspondent of Dawn, Intikhab Amir, was elected president of Peshawar Press Club.
In the annual election, Mr. Amir defeated his rival candidate, Shoukat Yousafzai of daily Al-Akhbar, with a margin of 59 voted, getting votes against Mr. Yousafzai’s 59.
According to the results announced night by the election committee chairman, for the post of secretary-general, Saiful Islam Saifi of daily Pakistan received 114 votes against 64 votes bagged by Jamshed Baghwan of daily Mashriq.
Zalan Mohammad of daily Aaj was elected vice-president by receiving 112 votes, whereas his rival candidate, Aamir Wakeel of ANN got 56 votes. Nisar Mahmud of The News was elected treasurer with 113 votes, whereas Ghaffar Baig of Online received 60 votes.
Abdul Wahdad Baig of daily Nawa-i-Pakistan became joint secretary by receiving 114 votes whereas his rival, Nouman Qaiser of daily Maidan, bagged 61 votes.