THE chief executive of a leading UK wholesalers was awarded a top accolade in Pakistan last Thursday (28).
Zameer Choudrey, the Bestway Group CEO, was honoured with the Sitara-e-Imitiaz (Star of Excellence) by the Pakistani president Mamnoon Hussain.
The awards recognised his services to Pakistan and the wide array of philanthropic work Bestway has contributed.
Currently, the Bestway Group consists of Pakistan’s largest cement manufacturer, Bestway Cement Limited; Pakistan’s 2nd largest private bank, United Bank Limited; UK’s 2nd largest independent wholesaler, Bestway Wholesale, and the UK’s 3rd largest retail pharmacy, Well Pharmacy.
Choudrey said: “I am gratified to have been honoured by the State of Pakistan and to receive this recognition by the President.”
The CEO went on: “We believe in serving the communities through providing training opportunities to the youth while creating employment opportunities for people and through supporting charitable causes for welfare of the deserving people. We want to empower the needy through education, training and self-reliance.”
To date, Bestway Group has contributed over £24 million to fund the charitable activities of national and international societies.