Friday, 19th April, 2024
Friday, 19th April, 2024

Sammilito Baboshayee Parishad wins 15 & Baboshayee Oikko Parishad 8 post of directors: FBCCI POLLS

 The Sammilito Baboshayee Parishad panel has won 15 post of directors and another panel Baboshayee Oikko Parishad won 8 seats in the election of the association group of the Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FBCCI).

The election of the association group of the FBCCI took place on July 31 at the Bangabandhu International Conference Centre in Dhaka to elect the leadership of the association for 2023-25 tenure.

Mahbubul Alam, the representative of the Chittagong Chamber of Commerce and Industry, led the Baboshayee Oikko Parishad panel while Mir Nizam Uddin Ahmed led the Sammilito Baboshayee Parishad panel.

This year the election was held only in the association group for 23 posts of directors as the 23 directors for chamber group were elected unopposed earlier.

In the association group, 49 candidates contested for 23 posts of directors.

Of the 49 candidates, 23 came from each of the two panels and three were independent candidates.

Some 89.35 percent votes were cast in the polls.

After a long counting of the votes, A Matin Chowdhury, chairman of the FBCCI Election Board for 2023-25, announced the results at around 2:30am on August 1.

Some 1,746 out of the 1,954 voters cast their votes, according to data from the FBCCI.

The voting started at 9am and ended at 4pm without any break at the Bangabandhu International Convention Centre in Dhaka.

On August 2, the elected directors will choose the president, a senior vice president and six vice presidents.

This year the president for the FBCCI will be picked up from the chamber group as per the rules of the organisation.

Mahbubul Alam has contested from the chamber group. So, he will be the next president of the FBCCI.


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