Ambassadors, presidents of chambers representing French-speaking countries, businesspeople and high-ups of the MIDAS yesterday celebrated the MIDAS becoming the first recipient of a “2019 Francophonie Week Business Award” for its outstanding contribution to the creation of female entrepreneurs.
The MIDAS, which pioneered in nurturing women entrepreneurship in Bangladesh since 1982, received the award on March 20.
Razia Sultana Rini, owner of Bornali Fashion House in Pabna, also received the award for her endeavour in becoming a successful entrepreneur.
Three chambers formed separately with French-speaking countries Canada, France and Switzerland in Bangladesh presented the awards.
The three organised the celebration at the Four Points by Sheraton Hotel in Dhaka, says a statement from the Canada Bangladesh Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CanCham).
MIDAS Chairman Anjan Chowdhury and Director Rokia Afzal Rahman and CanCham President Masud Rahman spoke on the occasion.