The executive board of the International Chamber of Commerce-Bangladesh (ICC-B) expressed deep condolence on the demise of ICC-B Vice President Rokia Afzal Rahman.
Rokia Afzal Rahman was one of the most famous icons of women empowerment in Bangladesh.
It is said that a successful South Asian entrepreneur is able to run business anywhere in the world as they have the skills to overcome multifaceted barriers in almost every step of the entrepreneurial journey.
As I think of Roki, her infectious smile, glowing energy, and caring nature flood my mind with beautiful memories.
Says Sadequa Hassan Sejuti, secretary general of Bangladesh Federation of Women Entrepreneurs (BFWE)
Roki Apa, you will be missed, but your legacy of empowering women economically will live on.
The foresightedness of Rokia Afzal Rahman was unparallel
The chairperson of Mediaworld Ltd, the owning company of The Daily Star, Rokia passed away peacefully in her sleep at the Mt. Elizabeth Novena Hospital in Singapore this morning.