BUILD gets Nihad Kabir as Chairperson
Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce and Industry President Barrister Nihad Kabir has become the Chairperson of the Trustee Board of Business Initiative Leading Development (BUILD) for the year 2017.
A lawyer of the Bangladesh Supreme Court of Bangladesh and a Director and shareholder of Kedarpur Tea Co Ltd, Nihad Kabir succeeds Syed NasimManzur, who served BUILD as Chairman for the last year, according to a BUILD press release issued on Wednesday.
She is also Director of Brac Bank, Infrastructure Development Company, Palli Karma-Sahayak Foundation, bKash, and Independent Director of Square Pharmaceuticals and Apex Footwear. She is also the Chairperson of Brac-EPL Investments and Brac-EPL Stock Brokerage.
The Trustee Board is vested with the authority and responsibility to exercise control over all the activities conducted by BUILD.
The Trustee Board for 2017 includes Dhaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DCCI) President Abul Kasem Khan, The Chittagong Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCCI) President Mahbubul Alam, Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce and Industry Secretary General Farooq Ahmed, DCCI Secretary General H.M Reazul Kabir, CCCI Secretary Engr. MD. Alamgir Chowdhury and BUILD Trustee Board advisor Asif Ibrahim. Ferdaus Ara Begum is the Member Secretary to the Trustee Board.
BUILD is a Public Private Dialogue Platform sponsored by DCCI, MCCI and CCCI providing secretarial support to the Private Sector Development Policy Co-ordination Committee at the Prime Minister's Office (PMO).