A 13-member executive committee has recently been formed to operate the National Dairy Development Forum for the sake of the country's dairy industry.
The forum was formed on May 2016 through an initiative of Oxfam in Bangladesh patronised by the Department for International Development.
Umme Kulsum Smrity, a lawmaker, has been nominated as the president while Mohammad Anisur Rahman, a director of Brac Dairy and Food, as general secretary.
Uzma Chowdhury, director for corporate finance at Pran-RFL Group, and Quazi M Emdadul Huque, former director general of Bangladesh Livestock Research Institute, have been nominated as vice presidents.
The committee was formed in a meeting held at the Dhaka office of Oxfam in Bangladesh.
A seven-member advisory committee was also created which include Prof Abul Barakat, Prof Md Sekender Ali, Mostafizur Rahman, Md Liakat Hossain Moral, Abu Naser, Azad Chowdhury and Nathuram Sarker.