LAHORE - Ch Salamat Ali and Faisal Mehboob Sheikh were elected as Chairman and Vice-Chairman respectively of the Pakistan Hosiery Manufacturers & Exporters Association (North Zone). According to a press release, the election process, which started on July 17, 2010 was completed on 18th and the election result was announced in the Annual General Meeting of the Association. The newly-elected office bearers will resume their office from first of October 2010. Newly-elected Chairman Ch Salamat Ali has demanded the government that regular supply of energy, i.e., electric power and natural gas should be ensured to the value added textile sector during the winter so that export sector should continue working day and night to earn badly needed foreign exchange for the country. While addressing the Annual General Meeting he stressed that the knitwear garment export industry is doing its very best to meet the export targets set forth in the textile policy 2009-2014 but this is possible only when electric power and gas are supplied to the industry on a regular basis.