FBCCI elections will be held on 27 April


Monirul Islam Parvez: The biennial election of FBCCI’s board of directors will be held on 27 April. On Tuesday, a press release of the organization was announced to announce the schedule for the 2019-2021 session. In the schedule, FBCCI member organizations have been given time till February 26 to pay the subscription. Last date for sending nomination as General Assembly member has been fixed on 27 February. The final voter list will be published on March 18 after the initial voter list and amendment on March 6. The last date for submission of nomination papers has been kept on March 25. According to the constitution, the Chamber Group will be elected to the top post, as the president of the Association has been elected last time. The senior vice president will be elected from the association group. The vice-president will be elected from the chamber group. Earlier, the FBCCI had held two-yearly elections on 14th of June 2017. At that time, the elected president of the association group was elected president Shafiul Islam Mohiuddin. The FBI’s press release said that the organization formed the Election Board and Election Appointment Board on Jan 26 for the purpose of holding elections. Professor Ali Ashraf MP will be the chairman of the election board this time.On the other hand, former FBCCI director Jahangir Alamin has been named chairman of the election appeal board. According to the rules, this year, direct elections will be held for 18 directors of 18 from the chamber and association group of 60 FBCCI directors. The remaining 24 directors will be nominated. Of the 12, 12 are from BGMEA, BTMEA, BTMS, and 12 from the top 12 associations of different sectors. For the other big chambers of the country including Dhaka Chamber, Metropolitan Chamber, Bangladesh Chamber, Chittagong Chamber, appointed by the other twelve designated posts. 82 Chambers of Bangladesh and 385 General Assembly members of the Product-based Association will be elected to 36 directors to vote. Later, 60 directors will be elected FBCCI president, first vice-president and vice-president. The names of the two are being heard so far in this election as the contestants for the presidential election. One of their organization’s current senior vice-president Sheikh Fazle Fahim He won this post as the representative of the Gopalganj Chamber in the last election.On the other hand, the name of Chittagong Chamber of Commerce and Industry-President of CGCI Mahbubul Alam is also in the discussion as the president.


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