Abdul Matlub Ahmad, Chairman of Nitol Motors Ltd, has been elected President of India-Bangladesh Chamber of Commerce and Industry (IBCCI) for the 2019-2021 period.
A 24-member Board of Directors of IBCCI for the period was also elected.
The election process was completed on Sunday, IBCCI said.
Chief Executive Officer of HSTC Limited and Honorary Consul of the Republic of Malta, M Shoeb Chowdhury and Country Manager of Indofil Bangladesh Industries Private Ltd Abhisek Das have been elected as vice-presidents.
Managing Director and CEO of Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) BD Ltd Arup Dasgupta; Managing Director of Quality Enterprise Md Abdul Wahed; and Chairman and Managing Director of Bangladesh System Technology Ltd Dewan Sultan Ahmed were elected Honorary Secretary General, Honorary Joint Secretary General and Honorary Treasurer respectively.
Other members of the newly-elected board are – Mohammad Ali, Md Bazlur Rahman, Farkhunda Jabeen Khan, Meherun Nessa Islam, Ashish Goupal, Brajesh Kumar, Dr Prakash Chand Saboo, Madhu P Singh, Mohammad Ali, Motiar Rahman, Mohammad Ershad Hussain Rana, Liakat Ali Bhuiyan, Ritesh Doshi, Md Moshiur Rahman, Robin Kumar Das, Siddhartha P Roy and Anjesh Kumar Som.
PRAN Foods Limited has recently won the Australia-Bangladesh Business Council (ABBC) award 2019 as a Fast-Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) company in Australia.
The award has been given through a gala programme at Shangri-La Hotel in Sydney on Friday evening (local time).
Rasedul Hasan, Executive Director of Oceania region at PRAN Export, received the award from Australian Immigration Minister David Coleman where Tipu Munshi, Commerce Minister and Mohammad Sufiur Rahman, High Commissioner of Bangladesh to Australia were present among others.
Australia-Bangladesh Business Council organised the event and has given the award in 13 categories this year.
Kamruzzaman Kamal, Marketing Director at PRAN-RFL Group, said “PRAN Group is exporting its products in many countries of the world. Now PRAN products is getting popular day by day among local people of various countries including Australia. “
“This award is the recognition of our success. I believe the award will inspire us to go ahead.”, he said.
Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited has been awarded as the highest taxpayer in the banking sector in 2018-2019 tax year.
Finance Minister A H M Mustafa Kamal handed over the Crest and Tax Card to Muhammad Qaisar Ali, Additional Managing Director of the Bank, at the Tax Card and Award Giving Ceremony at Hotel Radisson Blue Dhaka Water Garden on Thursday (November 14), said a press release.
Dr. Mashiur Rahman, Economic Affairs Adviser to the Prime Minister, Md. Mosharraf Hossain Bhuiyan, Senior Secretary of Internal Resources Division & Chairman of National Board of Revenue and JQM Habibullah, Deputy Managing Director & Company Secretary of the Bank along with top officials of Finance Ministry, NBR and different organisations were present on the occasion.
Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited (IBBL) Managing Director (Current Charge) Muhammad Qaisar Ali paid Tk 100 crore as income tax at Income Tax Fair at Officers Club in the city on Thursday.
Md. Mosharraf Hossain Bhuiyan, Senior Secretary of Internal Resources Division and Chairman of National Board of Revenue and Md. Ashraful Haque, Chief Financial Officer of IBBL along with other senior Officials of NBR were also present on the occasion, said a press release.