Siddiqur Rahman, the current Vice-President of the Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industries (FBCCI) and newly appointed Awami League (AL) Industry and Commerce Secretary, placed floral wreaths at the mural of Bangabandhu at Road No. 32 on Sunday.
He paid tributes to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and his family members.
Sheikh F Fahim, FBCCI President; Md. Shafiul Islam Mohiuddin, former FBCCI President; MP, Abdus Salam Murshedy; MP Md. Siddiqur Rahman; Md. Rejaul Kariem Rejnu, Vice President of FBCCI; Md. Kohinoor Islam, Mohammad Anwar Sadat Sarker, Tabarakul Tosaddek Hossain Khan Tito; and Mehdi Ali Director of FBCCI were also present.
FBCCI President Fahim said politics and economics are two sides of the same coin and the benefits of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s political-economic plan of ‘Vision 2021 2041’ are clearly visible.
Siddiqur Rahman being an experienced entrepreneur contributed to our society through his economic endeavors by enabling job creation, revenue, multiplier effects while serving in different capacities for garments sectoral trade facilitation, and much more, he said.
“Being the Vice President of the apex trade body of our country FBCCI, whose mandate entails trade facilitation of CMSMEs and other major sectors of the economy, complementing the government’s 8th five-year plan, PM’s Vision 2021, 2041, LDC 2023, SDG 2030, engaging domestic and international stakeholders, diversifying the economy, enabling ease of doing business and others; Siddiqur Rahman’s new responsibility is welcoming news for FBCCI’s vis a vis business community of Bangladesh. His new responsibility will assist to consolidate multi-stakeholder engagements and pave a way forward for our national political-economic goals,” he added.
The FBCCI president said AL is the oldest party in the country that has representation from all professions. "Younger generation should be building their career with responsibility and ethics to contribute in politics in the future, irrespective of their professional industries.”
“Building on my previous experience I will work with government officials, political leaderships, private sectors, and relevant stakeholders to serve inline with Bangladesh’s developing nation goals," said Siddiqur Rahman.