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Perween Hasan elected new chairperson of TIB trustee board

  • Published at 08:39 pm February 20th, 2020
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She will replace incumbent Chairperson advocate Sultana Kamal

Prof Perween Hasan has been elected as the new chairperson of the board of trustees (BoT) of Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB).

The Vice Chancellor of Central Women's University, Perween Hasan, will replace the incumbent chairperson advocate Sultana Kamal on February 22, a press release issued by TIB said on Thursday.

The BoT is the highest policy making body of the TIB.

Former cabinet secretary Ali Imam Majumder has been elected as the new secretary general while Prof Tasneem Siddiqi and advocate Susmita Chakma as board members.

They were elected unanimously at a board meeting held at the TIB's Dhanmondi office in Dhaka on Wednesday, the press statement added.

At the meeting, the board thanked and expressed gratitude to the outgoing chairperson Sultana Kamal along with two of its members – M Hafizuddin Khan and Dr Akbar Ali Khan – for their role and contribution to the anti-corruption social movement of TIB.

Mahfuz Anam, Tawfique Nawaz, Sayyada Ruhi Ghuznavi, Parveen Mahmud, Abul Momen, and Prof Fakrul Alam are the other members of the board of trustees.