The Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FBCCI) has appointed USA-Bangladesh Business Links CEO Biswajit Saha as its goodwill ambassador for the Bangladesh Business Summit to be held in Dhaka in March marking the association’s golden jubilee.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will inaugurate the summit which will be held on March 11-13. Delegates from different countries will join it, said a press release.
CNN will act as the media partner of the summit.
FBCCI sent formal letters to Bangladesh Ambassador to the USA Muhammad Imran and mainstream business organizations in the USA with a request to extend cooperation to Biswajit Saha.
Biswajit Saha, also founder of Muktodhara Foundation, is working to develop trade relations between Bangladesh and the USA.
For these contributions, Greater New York Chamber of Commerce conferred Trusted Partner Award 2022 to Saha on the occasion of Bangladesh Immigrant Day and Trade Fair in September last year.
According to FBCCI, Biswajit Saha is a Bangladeshi expatriate in the USA and he is working as a social worker. He has been contributing to the observation of Amar Ekushey in the international arena and flourishing Bangla language, literature and culture and spirit of Bangabandhu and Liberation War for the last 32 years.
He has been observing Amar Ekushey in front of United Nations headquarters since 1992. He introduced Bangla Book Fair in North America.
For his overall contributions, he has been appointed as the goodwill ambassador of FBCCI.
Under his direction, first video documentary on Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman titled “Bangabandhu, Bangladesh and Sashatra Muktijuddho’ was made.
At his proposal, former New York Governor Andrew Mark Cuomo passed the historic resolution to announce September 25 as Bangladesh Immigrant Day by New York State Senate signifying Bangabandhu’s historic address in Bangla at the United Nations on that day in 1974.
On March 17, 2020 on the day of Bangabandhu’s birthday, United States Postal Service published commemorative postmark on the occasion of the birth centenary of Bangabandhu at the proposal of Biswajit Saha.