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AK Azad elected Vice President of ICC Bangladesh

Mr. A. K. Azad has been elected as a Vice President of ICC Bangladesh Executive Board during its Meeting held on 15 February. The post of Vice President became vacant with the sad demise of Mr. Latifur Rahman on 1 July 2020.  Mr. Azad is the Chairman and Managing Director of Ha-Meem Group of Companies. Ha-Meem group has achieved outstanding success in expanding the readymade garments sector of Bangladesh under his leadership. As a former President of FBCCI and Bangladesh Chamber of Industries he has contributed in the policy formulation for deve...

Kamran Bakr joins Robi as Independent Director

Eminent corporate leader of the country, Kamran Bakr has joined the Board of Robi Axiata Limited as an Independent Non-Executive Director. Kamran replaced Thayaparan Sangarapillai in Robi’s Board of Directors. He will also serve as Chairman of the Board Risk and Compliance Committee. Welcoming Kamran to the Board, Chairman of Robi Board, Dato’ Izzaddin Idris said: “The depth of Kamran’s corporate experience especially in the FMCG business and his fresh insights will serve the Board well in charting a solid growth path as Robi’s transformation into the Digital Cha...

Agricultural System

According to economic survey 2019-20 Bangladesh has a population of 1125 people per square kilometer, making it one of the most densely populated countries in the world with only a few hectares of arable land per capita. The amount of cultivable land is decreasing day by day as a result of continuous population growth, writes Makama Mahmud Chowdhury

 

We get up in the morning to cultivate the soil,

Golden stick of ripe paddy grows by our toil...

New Chairperson of SAFA Women Leadership Committee

Maria Howlader FCA, has been nominated as the Chairperson of Women Leadership Committee of South Asian Federation of Accountants (SAFA) for the year 2021-22. SAFA is the forum of accounting professional in the South Asian Region.  She is also a Vice President (Operations & Members Services) of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Bangladesh(ICAB) and founder of Howlader Maria & Co., (HmAC) Chartered Accountants (Member Firm of TGS Global). Ms. Howlader is the Chairman of Women Members Empowerment & Leadership Development Commit...

Medals for heroes of humanitarian services urged

Celebrated TV broadcaster, historian, and Freedom Fighter Muhammad Musa is urging Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to honour all doctors, nurses and medical assistants on the front-line in the war against Coronavirus Covid-19 The former Director-General of the Disaster Management Bureau and Government Secretary has proposed that all “noble and brave” medics are presented with The Bangabandhu Manabsheba Bir {Bangabandhu Hero of Humanitarian Services} on behalf of the nation to show its appreciation. “A certif...

Ibrahim Khaled joins PBL as Independent Director

Prominent banker, former Deputy Governor of Bangladesh Bank and Economist Khondkar Ibrahim Khaled has joined the Board of Directors of Pubali Bank Limited as an Independent Director. He was the Managing Director of Pubali Bank Limited from 2001 to 2006. Khondkar Ibrahim Khaled has been associated with the banking system of Bangladesh for nearly six decades. He has also served as the Managing Director of Bangladesh Krishi Bank, Agrani Bank and Sonali Bank. Later he was the Deputy Governor of Bangladesh Bank from 1998 to 2001. He also serv...