The new board of Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) took charge from the outgoing committee on Tuesday.
Managing Director of Giant Group Faruque Hassan has officially taken over as the president of the apex trade body. The office-bearers of BGMEA will serve for the 2021-23 term.Other office-bearers of the apex trade body are -- Syed Nazrul Islam (Chattogram), first vice president; SM Mannan Kochi, senior vice president; Shahidullah Azim, vice president; Khandoker Rafiqul Islam, vice president (finance); Miran Ali, vice president; Md Nasiruddin, vice president and Rakibul Alam Chowdhury, vice president (Chattogram).
The BGMEA biennial election was held on April 4. Sammilita Parishad led by Faruque won 24 directors’ posts out of 35 while the opposition panel, Forum, bagged 11 posts.
This year, 1,996 BGMEA members out of 2,314, cast their votes. Of them, 1,604 votes from Dhaka and 392 from Chattogram were cast in the election.