Vol. 5 Num 558 Wed. December 21, 2005  

DCCI gets new president

MA Momen has been elected president of Dhaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DCCI) for the year 2006.

Besides, Hossain Khaled and Hossain A Sikder have been elected senior vice-president and vice-president for the same period.

The election was held at the DCCI auditorium on December 15. Eleven new directors have also been elected for 2006-08 period, a DCCI press release said.

Momen is the managing director of Toka Ink Bangladesh Ltd, a joint venture between Bangladesh and Japan, and Pioneer Printing Press Ltd.

He is also the president of Bangladesh ink manufacturers' association.

Khaled is the managing director of Anwar Jute Spinning Mills Ltd and AG Automobile Ltd while Sikder is the managing director of Kohinoor Leather Products Ltd and owner of Star Steel Store.

The other newly elected directors include Safina Rahman, Sayed Habibur Rahman, Haider Ahmed Khan, Md Sharfuddin, M Salem Sulaiman, Asif Ibrahim, MS Shekil Chowdhury, Shafique Hossain and Arshad Ali.

The new office bearers of the DCCI will take charges on December 29 at the annual general meeting of the chamber.