Nihad Kabir, senior partner at the Syed Ishtiaq Ahmed & Associates, has been re-elected president of the Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Dhaka (MCCI) for 2019.
The chamber's members re-elected her unanimously for the post at a meeting held on November 28. It was confirmed at the 114th annual general meeting of the MCCI yesterday.
Golam Mainuddin, chairman of British American Tobacco Bangladesh Company Ltd, has also been re-elected vice president of the association.
Kabir is an advocate of the Supreme Court of Bangladesh. She is also a director and shareholder of Kedarpur Tea Co Ltd and shareholder of The Sangbad Limited, which publishes the Daily Sangbad.
She is also a director of Brac Bank, Infrastructure Development Company and bKash, independent director of Square Pharmaceuticals and Square Textiles as well as the chairperson of Brac EPL Investments and Brac EPL Stock Brokerage.
She is also a fellow of BIDS, MCCI said in a statement.
Mainuddin is a director of the FBCCI, ACI Limited and Infrastructure Investment Facilitation Company.
The other members of the committee include Syed Tareque Md Ali, managing director of Modern Industries (Bangladesh); M Anis Ud Dowla, chairman of Advanced Chemical Industries; Tapan Chowdhury, managing director of Square Pharmaceuticals; Uzma Chowdhury, director of Agricultural Marketing Company; Simeen Hossain, managing director and CEO of Eskayef Pharmaceuticals; AKM Rafiqul Islam, chairman of Rangamati Waterfront; Anis A Khan, managing director and CEO of Mutual Trust Bank; Adeeb H Khan, senior partner of Rahman Rahman Huq; Hasan Mahmood, partner of MJ Abedin & Co, and Syed Nasim Manzur, managing director of Apex Footwear, according to the statement of the leading chamber.