Annual General Body meeting of Wildlife Conservation and Social Development Organization Misgar (WCSDOM) held on 1st May 2014 here in a local hotel in Gilgit. The purpose of the AGM was to review progress of the organization’s last tenure and also to elect new cabinet members.
The event began with the recitation from Holly Quran and welcome speech by the Vice Chairman Mr. Mohammad Zaman. Fateh was also offered for the departed souls of Advisory members Mr. Sharifullah Khan (Late) and Mr. Hikayat Shah (Late).
Mr. Lal Khan was presiding the meeting. Almost 50 Gilgit-based members were present on the occasion. Presentation on the organizational objectives, structure and progress was delivered by Mr. Mohammad Ayaz, General Secretary.
Members showed their concern that not enough efforts have been made by the organization for the betterment of Misgar valley. On the other hand they also hoped that in the coming years WCSDOM’s management will utilize their knowledge and skills for the development of Misgar valley, particularly the areas of Natural Resources, Pamir Cattle Breeding Farm, Community Controlled Hunting Program, Educational Development areas.
According to Bylaws of WCSDOM, the following new cabinet was elected through election (Ballot Paper) system by the general body members.
1. Mr. Mohammad Ayaz Khan, Chairman
2. Sr. Vice Chairman (to be selected in Misgar)
3. Mr. Sher Shah, General Secretary
4. Mr. Ahmad Khan, Secretary Finance and Revenue
5. Mr. Jahangir Khan, Secretary Coordination and Public Relation
6. Mr. Basharat Zaman Gohar, Secretary Information & Communication
7. Mr. Imtiaz Ali Shahid, Office Secretary
All the newly elected cabinet members thanked the members for choosing them. They hoped to best utilize their knowledge, skills sincerely for the development of the community.
Vote of Thanks delivered by Ex- Chairman Mr. Sahib Nazar. The event was concluded with Lunch and Dua-e-Khair.
Consolidated by: Sher Shah, General Secretary, WCSDOM