In the recently held Annual General Meeting (AGM) of Bangladesh Philippines Chamber of Commerce & Industry (BPCCI), Mr. Akber Hakim was re-elected as President of the bilateral chamber alongside Mr. Shams Mahmud (immediate past president of DCCI) as Vice President, Mr. Jubayer Ahmed as Director Finance and Ms. Maksuda Khan Misha as Director Operations. The other newly elected board members are, Mr. Humayun Rashid, Mr. N.K.A. Mobin, Dr. Masrur Reaz and Mr. Salauddin Chowdhury. Re-elected to the board are: Mr. Imran Ahmed, Mr. Waqar Ahmed Chowdhury, Mr. Tanvir Khan, Dr. Mir Anisuzzaman, Mr. S.M. Rahman, Mr. Khorshed Alam and Mr. Anisuzzaman.
The meeting was also attended by Engr. Rashed Maksud Khan, Mr. M. A. Awwal, Mr. Asif Ibrahim among others. Mr. Marco C. Vidal, Chargé d’affaires and Ms. Christian Hope V. Reyes, Third Secretary and Vice Consul, of the Philippines Embassy in Dhaka were also present as special guests.
Mr. Hakim expressed ‘Cautious Optimism’ in re-engaging and bolstering trade and economic ties between the two friendly countries in this era of the New Normal and expressed great hope that the second half of this year will see marked changes with the successful rollout of vaccines everywhere.