JCI Bangladesh organises pre-budget discussion

FE Online Desk | Published: June 02, 2019 15:52:18 | Updated: June 14, 2019 12:12:08

JCI Bangladesh has organised a pre-budget discussion ‘Tarunner Vabna’ ahead of the upcoming National Budget 2019-2020.

Keeping the mission of acalimitising the youth with positive change, the non-profit organisation of young active citizens, arranged the round table conference at a city hotel in the capital on Saturday.

Daily Samakal’s Acting Editor Mustafiz Shafi and national president of JCI Bangladesh Irfan Islam hosted the programme. 

Planning minister M A Mannan was present at the event as the chief guest, says a media release.

Selima Ahmed, Member of Parliament, Cumilla-2, President of Bangladesh Women Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BWCCI), Md Mozaffar Hossain MP, Jamalpur 5, and Barrister Shah Ali Farhad, Special Assistant to Prime Minister, joined the function as the special guests.

A panel of renowned speakers from different sectors of the country attended there for sharing their thoughts and ideas regarding the budget.

Moreover, JCI Members, distinguished business leaders, students, professionals, entrepreneurs, government officials, civil society representatives and other dignitaries also attended the function.

Arif Khan, MD, IDLC, Asif Ibrahim, vice chairman, New Age Group, director, BGMEA, Abul Kashem Khan, former president, DCCI, MD, AK Khan Group, Syed Almas Kabir,  president, BASIS , Hasan O Rashid, additional managing director, Eastern Bank Limited, Brig Gen (Retd) S M Farhad, secretary general, AMTOB , Imran Karim, director, Confidence Group, Maliha M Quadir, CEO, Shohoz.com, Towfiqul Islam Khan, senior research fellow, CPD , Nazneen Ahmed, senior research fellow, BIDS, Najmus Sadat, economist, World Bank Group , Afroz Jalil, country manager, Roche Bangladesh, Navid Hoque, MD, Mohammadi Group, Shakhawat Hossain Mamun, vice chairman, Bhaiya Group/Pragati Life Insurance Company, Shams Zaman, director and head of corporate and investment Banking, Citibank, N.A. Bangladesh, Dr. Ashraful Hoque Sium, cardiac surgeon, general secretary, Cardiac Surgeon Society of Bangladesh, Mohammad Aminul Haque, director and chief financial officer, NAGAD , Mr. Anayet Rashid, chairman, Truck Lagbe Limited, Barrister Sajed Ahammad Sami, director, Power Grid Company of Bangladesh Ltd., M. Nazeem A. Choudhury, CEO, AFC Health Limited , Nurul Amin, former chairman, ABB, Tazin Shadid, CEO, Spreeha Bangladesh were present at the programme as panellists.

Samakal organised the event while JCI Dhaka North was the strategic partner of the programme.

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