Karachi: Siraj Kassam Teli, former president of the Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI), died of Cardiac arrest earlier this morning on Tuesday, 8 December, in Dubai.
According to the sources, Teli was admitted at a hospital and was on a ventilator for two days.
The news of his demise came to many as a shock. Hammad Azhar, Federal Minister of Industries and Production, expressed his grief in his tweet saying,
“I’m deeply saddened to hear of the death of Siraj Kassam Teli Sahib.”
Siraj Kassam Teli was among a handful of prominent industrialists with distinguished qualities of leadership.
He belonged to a famous family that has prevailed active in business since the beginning of Pakistan. He had an excellent reputation and had made affluent contributions to national economic progress.
Teli was notorious for his tremendous leadership dispositions of the Business for over the past 19 years.
A 67-year-old businessman gave rise to revolutionary progress in trade politics and the functioning of the Karachi Chamber of Commerce & Industry, and the SITE Association of Industry.
He also supported other platforms of public service and social work that led him to serve his purpose to benefit the masses of Pakistan.