Nihad Kabir, senior partner of Syed Ishtiaq Ahmed and Associates, and Golam Mainuddin, chairman of British American Tobacco Bangladesh Company Limited, were re-elected as the president and vice-president respectively of Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Dhaka for 2018, said a news release.
The members of the chamber’s new committee took the decision at its first meeting on December 12 which was confirmed at the 113th annual general meeting of the chamber on Wednesday.
Nihad, a barriser is an advocate of the Supreme Court of Bangladesh. She is a director and shareholder of Kedarpur Tea Co Ltd as well as of the Daily Sangbad. She is also a director of BRAC Bank, infrastructure Development Company Limited, Palli Karma-Sahayak Foundation, bKash and independent director of Square Pharmaceuticals Limited and Apex Footwear Limited as well as chairperson of BRAC EPL Investments Limited and BRAC EPL Stock Brokerage Limited.
Mainuddin served as vice-president of Bangladesh Employers’ Federation and a director of Apex Footwear Limited. He is a director of the Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry, Advanced Chemical Industries Limited and Infrastructure Investment Facilitation Company.
The other members of the committee are, Syed Tareque Md Ali, managing director of Modern Industries (Bangladesh) Limited, M Anis Ud Dowla, chairman of Advanced Chemical Industries Limited, Tabith M Awal, managing director of Kay and Que (Bangladesh) Limited, Tapan Chowdhury, managing director of Square Pharmaceuticals Limited, Simeen Hossain, managing director and chief executive officer of Eskayef Pharmaceuticals Limited, AKM Rafiqul Islam, chairman of Rangamati Waterfront, Rubaiyat Jamil, managing director of ICE Technologies Limited, Habibullah N Karim, managing director of Technohaven Company Limited, Hasan Mahmood, partner of MJ Abedin and Co, Syed Nasim Manzur, managing director of Apex Footwear Limited and Francois de Maricourt, chief executive officer of the Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited.
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