Punctuality, transparency, accountability and quality events are among the promises of the new team at the Pakistan Association of New Zealand (PANZ).
Naveed Hameed, an avid Indian Newslink reader and President of PANZ, pledged allegiance to the Constitution of the Association “and undertake programmes and activities that will promote the literary, cultural and social interests of the members of the Pakistani community in New Zealand.”
Along with Mr Hameed, General Secretary Asim Mukhtar, Joint Secretary Ajaz Nusrat also took oath of office, promising to work as a team and strengthen the Association.
Mr Hameed said that Vice-President Dr Asif Saeed Khan and Treasurer Atif Aslam will take oath of their respective offices on return from overseas.
Among those who witnessed the swearing-in ceremony held at Mt Eden War Memorial Hall in Mt Eden were outgoing Members of the Executive Committee, the Election Commission of PANZ and community leaders.