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Director Agriculture Kashmir,  Syed Altaf Aijaz Andrabi today felicitated Shabir Ahmad Punjabi (Head Assistant) Administrative Section Directorate of Agriculture Kashmir for being elected as  provincial president of Agriculture Ministerial Cadre Employees Association (MCEA) Kashmir Division in a simple but impressive function. 


Speaking on the occasion, Director Agriculture stressed upon newly elected body to work with zeal and zest for the welfare of employees and department. 

The selection of the ministerial union has been done through election process through out the valley, wherein provincial and district presidents were elected by voting and the special arrangement were made for free and fare elections at all district head quarters, a statement issued by the Association said today. 


It is pertinent to mention here that two candidates Shabir Ahmad Punjabi (Head Assistant) and Abdul Rashid (Sectional Officer) were contesting the elections for the post of Provincial President and Shabir Ahmad Punjabi was elected by securing 177 votes where as Abdul Rashid Dar secured 106 votes. 

Shabir Ahmad Punjabi while speaking on the occasion said that, he will always work for the betterment of department, employees and especially for the farming community. He thanked Director Agriculture Kashmir for initiating a democratic and fair process of elections in the department. Punjabi also thanked the Chief Election Commissioner and Returning Officers designated for the elections for holding free and fair elections. He also thanked employee fraternity for support and showing trust in him during the elections