Barrister Nihad Kabir, senior partner, Syed Ishtiaq Ahmed and Associates, has been re-elected as the president of Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MCCI), Dhaka for 2018. Members of the chamber's new committee unanimously re-elected her as president at its first meeting held on Dec 12. The appointment was confirmed at the 113th annual general meeting of the MCCI held on Wednesday (Dec 20), according to a press release.
Golam Mainuddin, chairman of British American Tobacco Bangladesh, has been elected as vice-president.
Nihad Kabir is an advocate of the Supreme Court of Bangladesh. She is a director and shareholder of Kaderpur Tea Co Ltd and the daily Sangbad. She is also a director of Brac Bank, Infrastructure Development Company Limited, Palli Karma-Sahayak Foundation, bKash, and independent director of Square Pharmaceuticals and Apex Footwear. She is the chairperson of Brac-EPL Investments and Brac-EPL Stock Brokerage.
Golam Mainuddin is also a director of the Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FBCCI), Advanced Chemical Industries Limited (ACI Limited) and Infrastructure Investment Facilitation Company.