Dr. Saima Zafar Elected APPNA President 2011
Dallas , Texas : The Association of Physicians of Pakistani Descent of North America (APPNA) has announced election results for 2011. The elections were held at APPNA’s annual convention held in Dallas, Texas, from July 1 to July 4, 2010. For the second time, a female candidate, Dr. Saima Zafar from IOWA, has won the election for the Association’s President clinching 815 votes against her rival Dr. Nasar Qureshi who got 690 votes.
Dr. Mubasher Rana from California won the election for the post of Secretary against Dr. Irfan Ul Haq. He got 1011 votes. New York's top cardiologist Dr. Asif Rehman has been elected Treasurer. He defeated Dr. Farid Qazi by securing 950 votes.
APPNA, the largest association of Pakistani doctors in the USA, held the annual convention at the most beautiful Gaylord Resort in Dallas, Texas. More than 2000 doctors attended the Convention. It was also attended by Mr. Howard Berman, Foreign Affair Committee Chairman of the US Senate, and many prominent dignitaries from Pakistan.