|Shafiul Islam Mohiuddin, first vice-president of the Federation of Bangladesh Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FBCCI), has been elected as president of the country's apex trade body for 2017-19.|
Dhaka: Shafiul Islam Mohiuddin, first vice-president of the Federation of Bangladesh Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FBCCI), has been elected as president of the country's apex trade body for 2017-19.
Mohiuddin has replaced Abdul Matlub Ahmad.
He was nominated by the Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) in the election.
Sheikh Fazle Fahim of Gopalganj Chamber has been elected as the first vice-president. Earlier, he worked as the director of the FBCCI. He is the son of ruling Awami League standing committee member Sheikh Fazlul Karim Selim. He was the representative from Gopalganj Chamber.
Besides, Muntakin Ashraf of Bangladesh Cold Storage Association has been elected as vice-president. He also served as director earlier. He is the son of Prof Ali Ashraf MP.
The newly elected and nominated 60 directors of the FBCCI elected the president, first vice-president and vice-president of the FBCCI though talks at the apex trade body's conference room at Motijheel in the capital on Tuesday evening. Later, Prof Md Ali Ashraf MP, who was also the chairman of the FBCCI Election Board, announced the names of elected persons.
The new committee will work from May 21.
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