TIB elects new trustee board members

Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) elected two new trustee-board members during the board's 115th meeting held last month.

The new trustees are Monsur Ahmed Chowdhury and Philip Gain, TIB said in a press release yesterday. They have been elected for the next three years.

Monsur is the founder-trustee of Impact Foundation Bangladesh, while Philip is the founder-director of Society for Environment and Human Development (SEHD).

Monsur is one of the initiators of "Jibon Tori", a floating hospital that aims to provide treatment to underprivileged people.

Philip is an environmentalist and rights activist, who primarily works for underprivileged people in the country's indigenous communities.