The election board of the Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FBCCI) formally announced Md Shafiul Islam Mohiuddin as the president of its Board of Directors for 2017-2019 tenure. Sheikh Fazle Fahim has been elected first vice-president and Muntakim Ashraf vice-president of the apex trade body.
According to the FBCCI election rules, the president has been elected from association group this year.Mohiuddin nominated by Sammilita Ganatantrik Parishad panel came from Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA). Earlier, he was the first vice-president of the apex body.
Sheikh Fazle Fahim is representing Gopalganj Chamber of Commerce & Industry while Muntakim Ashraf representing Bangladesh Cold Storage Association.
Professor Ali Ashraf, MP, chairman of the election board, announced the result at FBCCI boardroom.
Members of FBCCI board are 60. For this tenure, 18 have been elected from Chamber Group and 18 elected from Association Group. Another 12 have secured the board berth on nomination from Chamber Group and 12 from Association Group.