Sammilita Forum led by the Mohammadi Group Managing Director RubanaHuq has swept to victory in the biennial election to Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA), bagging all the 35 posts of Directors.
The voters cast their votes to elect BGMEA Board of Director for the 2019-2021 term. The voting started at the BGMEA offices in Dhaka and Chattogram at 8:00 am and continued till 4:00 pm on 6 April.
The 26 Directors elected for the Dhaka region are: M.A. Rahim (Feroz), RubanaHuq, Arshad Jamal (Dipu), K.M. Rafiqul Islam, InamulHaq Khan (Bablu), Miran Ali, Md. MoshiulAzam (Shajal), Md. MohiuddinRubel, Md. NasirUddin, Md. RezwanSelim, Md. Kamal Uddin, Mohammed Nasir, Md. SajjadurRahmanMridha, Md. MunirHossain, A.K.M. BadiulAlam, Mohammad Abdul Momen, Md. ShahidulHaqueMukul, Iqbal Hamid Quraishi (Adnan), Md. ShehabudduzaChowdhury, MasudQuader Mona, Md. MosharrafHossainDhali, S.M. Mannan (Kochi), Sharif Zahir, Nazrul Islam, Asif Ibrahim, and Faisal Samad.
The nine Directors elected unopposed for the Chattogram region are: A.M Chowdhury (Selim), AnjanShekhar Das, A.M. Mahbub Chow., Mohammad Atique, Mohammed Abdus Salam, Mohammed Meraj-E-Mostafa, Enamul Aziz Chowdhury, Mohammed Musa, and Khondaker Belayet Hossain.
The newly elected 35 Directors will elect a President, a First Vice-President, a Senior Vice-President and Five Vice-Presidents for the Executive Body.
Rubana is going to be the first female BGMEA president. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has stretched out congrats to Dr. Rubana Huq for the triumph of her full board under the flag of “Sammilita Forum” on April 6th BGMEA Board of Directors election.
The Prime Minister conveyed the greetings when Rubana Huq, panel head and managing director of Mohammadi Group, met her at her office on 7 April, reports UNB.
Prime Minister’s Press Secretary Ihsanul Karim said that the prime minister prolonged her heartfelt greetings to Rubana Huq for being elected in full panel for a two-year term of the Board of Directors of Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA).
“She wished success of the newly elected panel,” he said, adding that “Rubana also greeted the prime minister by presenting her a bouquet.” The BGMEA Board of Directors will choose its new president by April 20 and Rubana is relied upon to be the first female head of the affiliation.
Yeasin Kabir Joy