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Rubana Huq elected first female BGMEA president

  • Published at 12:07 am April 12th, 2019
Rubana Huq
Rubana Huq Collected

Of the 35 directors elected in the April 6 BGMEA election, only Rubana Huq applied for the president post

Mohammadi Group Managing Director Rubana Huq, also wife of late Dhaka North City Corporation Mayor Annisul Huq, has been elected as the first female president of the Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) for the next two years.

Of the 35 directors elected in the April 6 BGMEA election, only Rubana Huq applied for the president post.

She has been declared as a valid candidate for the post as per BGMEA article 10 (3), said a press release.

In addition, seven vice-presidents have also been chosen. They are Chattogram Asian Apparels Managing Director Mohammad Abdus Salam (first vice-president), Surma Garments Managing Director Foysal Samad (senior vice-president), Seha Design Managing Director SM Mannan, DBL Group Vice Chairman MA Rahim, Tusuka Fashions Chairman Arshad Jamal, Frame Sweaters Managing Director Mohammad Moshiul Azom, and Al Amin garment's MD SM Chowdhury.

The results will be officially announced on Friday.

All the 35 directors were elected from the Sammilita Forum for 2019-2021.

Two panels - the Rubana Huq-led Sammilita Forum, and Design and Source Limited Managing Director Jahangir Alam-led Swadhinata Parishad - contested the election.