Ch Arshad Hussain was elected President Sahwial Chamber of Commerce and Industries unopposed, likewise Senior Vice President K M Khan and Vice President Shah Nawaz who were also elected unopposed. None of any candidates filed their nomination papers to contest the chamber election. Democratic Group remained victorious in the elections.  Addressing the chamber members after the victory, Ch Arshad Hussain vowed that he would leave no stone unturned for the welfare of the chamber and all facilities to both traders and industrialists would be provided.

He also pledged that chamber auditorium would be constructed soon after acquiring proper land for this purpose where all facilities would be provided to the members of the chamber.