LAHORE – Three Pakistani companies, all from Lahore, including Izhar Construction, Pharma Health Pakistan and Model Steel, have earned laurels for the country by winning prestigious Muslim Excellence & Competitiveness Corporations’ Award (MECCAward) at a prestigious ceremony held in Istanbul.

The three Pakistani business entities were among the 40 companies from the Islamic countries who won this award at a ceremony held in the presence of presidents of chambers of commerce and industry of Islamic countries as well as top managers of successful organisations from Islamic countries.

The Chief Executives of Izhar Construction and Pharma Health Pakistan, Yaqoob Tahir Izhar, Khawaja shahzeb Akram and Manager Branding Amir Dar received the appreciation certificates from the LCCI President.

To celebrate this unmatched and marvellous accomplishment of these Pakistani companies, the LCCI President Irfan Qaiser Sheikh, Senior Vice President Kashif Younis Meher and Commissioner MEEC Awards for Pakistan Hasnain Reza Mirza during a meeting with the Chief Executive Officers of these companies at the Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry paid rich tributes to them for earning respect for Pakistan.

The LCCI Senior Vice President Kashif Younis Meher said that these Pakistani companies by winning MEEC Awards have proved that they are second top none. He said that it was a great thing that the MEECAwards Certificates were handed over by the President of MECCAward Dr Mohammad Nahavanian, Assistant Secretary General of Islamic Chamber of Commerce and Industry Ms Attia Nawazish Ali in the presence of hundreds of businessmen from the Islamic world.

Earlier, the Commissioner MEECAwards for Pakistan Hasnain Reza Mirza gave a detailed briefing on the selection criteria of MEECAwards.

He said that only those companies were selected which either had received their National Business Excellence award, or demonstrated a satisfactory performance in sustainable improvement, identified by MECCAward Secretariat.