Mohammadi Group Managing Director Rubana Huq has been elected president of the Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association for the 2019-21 term. The BGMEA election board on Thursday (Apr 11) announced Rubana Haque as the president, and seven others as the vice-presidents elected uncontested as there were no rival contestants for the posts, local media reported.
As per the election schedule, Thursday was the day for submitting nomination papers for the election of the trade body’s office-bearers — a president, a first vice-president, a senior vice-president and five vice-presidents.
The newly elected first vice-president is Mohammed Abdus Salam, senior vice-president Faisal Samad and the vice-presidents are SM Mannan Kochi, MA Rahim, Arshad Jamal Dipu, Md Moshiul Azam Shajal and AM Chowdhury Selim.
Earlier, on Apr 6, Rubana Huq-led Sammilita Forum panel swept the biennial election to BGMEA, bagging all 35 director posts.