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Dr. Abu Sayeed awarded AIA Presidential Medal, honorary membership

Prof. Dr. Abu Sayeed M. Ahmed, Dean of Environmental Sciences and Design, University of Asia Pacific, received the AIA Presidential Medal and Honorary Membership. The American Institute of Architects Board of Directors has given Prof. Dr. Abu Sayeed the Presidential Medal and made him a member of the AIA.

Because of his work with the Architects Regional Council of Asia (ARCASIA), Prof. Sayeed has been nominated for this very important award. During the AIA Conference on Architecture in Chicago in 2022, Prof. Sayeed will be honoured with the AIA Presi...

World Bank Group nominates Selima ‘Leadership Champion’

Ms. Selima Ahmad MP, President and Founder of Bangladesh Women Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BWCCI) and the Vice Chair person of Nitol-Niloy Group  has been nominated as a "Leadership Champion" by the WORLD BANK GROUP for the Women Entrepreneurs Finance Initiative (We-Fi) for the period June 2020 – May 2022 for her lifelong mission to empower women and extra ordinary contribution to promoting women’s economic empowerment in Bangladesh. This news has been officially declared by the Head of Women Entrepreneurs Finance Init...

RMC awards Cheshire doctor

Dr. Ehsan Hoque, executive director of Distressed Children and Infants International, a child-advocacy organization based in Cheshire, has received the Humanitarian Award by Rajshahi Medical College (RMC). Hoque, a Cheshire resident, founded the nonprofit organization at Yale University in 2003 to reduce poverty, hunger, child labor and preventable blindness. DCII is responsible for more than 33,000 eye screenings, more than 5,000 eye surgeries, and more than 1,000 mothers given pre-natal and post-natal care. “I have led a very fortunate life,” Hoque said in a release. “I have food and water every day,

Selima at Commonwealth Uganda election mission

Bangladesh Women Chamber of Commerce & Industry’s (BWCCI) President Ms. Selima Ahmad has been selected for Uganda election observer mission of Commonwealth. Former President of Nigeria, Olusegun Obasanjo, will lead a team of Commonwealth election observers to Uganda for the country’s general elections, scheduled for 18 February 2016. Selima Ahmad is one of the team members. Here as a team member she will observe the preparations for the election, the polling, counting and the results process, and the overall electoral environment. She will also assess the conduct of the process as a whole and, where appropriate, make

NRBC Bank CEO re-appointed

Mr. Dewan Mujibur Rahman, a senior banker, has been re-appointed as Managing Director and CEO of NRB Commercial Bank Limited. It is to be mentioned that Mr. Rahman is performing as Managing Director and CEO since Dewan Mujibur Rahmanopening of the Bank. A bankers recruit in 1976, Mr. Rahman started career with Agrani Bank as a Senior Officer. He studied MBA from IBA in 1975. Mr. Rahman travelled USA, UK, South Korea, China, India, Malaysia, UAE, Thailand, Combodia, Oman, Hongkong and Qater for...

Ambassador Ziauddin meets Congressman Levin

Bangladesh Ambassador to the United States Mohammad Ziauddin met with Congressman Sander M. Levin (D-Michigan) on Tuesday and discussed issues of mutual interests including DFQF access of Bangladeshi products to U.S. market. Mr. Levin is the Ranking Member of the House Ways and Means Committee, which has jurisdiction over all tax, trade and economic growth policies and entitlement spending, including social security, medicare, welfare and unemployment compensation. The Ambassador briefed the Congressman on the wide array of Bangladesh-US bilateral relations. He said that the Bangladesh-US relations are based on mutual respect and trust and