He was appointed for the fourth time
Industrialist and founding member of North South University (NSU) was unanimously elected as the chairman of its Board of Trustees (BoT) recently.
He was appointed for the fourth time. Additionally, he also served as the chairman of the Endowment Committee of the NSU Foundation several times since its inception, said a press release.
Kashem is also former president of the Federation of Bangladesh Chamber of Commerce and Industries (FBCCI). Although he was elected for a year, the government later extended his tenure by another year.
He is also the founder chairman and director of Southeast Bank Ltd.
He is the founder chairman of M Kashem Trust, which is aimed at fostering education through providing scholarships and stipends to the underprivileged students in Feni.
Kashem served as a syndicate member of Jahangirnagar University and Bangladesh Open University both for two consecutive terms. He was also the former chairman of the Association of Private Universities of Bangladesh.