A book on life stories of pioneering business leaders has been launched at a ceremony in Dhaka.
The book ‘Pathikrit Udyoktader Jeebonsangram’ (The Life Stories of Struggles of Pioneering Entrepreneurs), edited by the Chairman of Daffodil Group, Dr Md Sabur Khan, was launched at the ceremony held on Daffodil International University campus in the city’s Ashulia on Monday, says a media statement.
The event was organised to honour the pioneer business leader of Bangladesh, including founder Chairman Anwar Hossain from Anwar Group and eleven first generation entrepreneurs, the pioneers of business from undivided India moving on to East Pakistan and to independent Bangladesh, with their businesses still standing strong.
The book describes the stories of Anwar Hossain, founder Chairman Anwar Group; AK Khan of Khan Group; AC Abdur Rahim, founder of Rahimafrooz BD Ltd; Samson H Chaudhary, founder of Square Group; Abdul Monem of Abdul Monem Ltd; Syed Manzur Elahi of Apex Group, Latifur Rahman of Transcom Ltd, apart from that of the Ispahani group.
The founder of ACI group, Anis Ud Dowla, graced the event with his presence along with Anwar Group Chairman Manwar Hossain; Akij Group MD Sk Bashiruddin Akij; PRAN Group Chairman Ahsan Khan Chowdhury; Chairperson of Desh Group Rokeya Quder, Creative and advertising genius and entrepreneur Geetiara Safya Chowdhury, Author Anisul Hoque from Prothom Alo and many others.
Families of these entrepreneurs along with the one of them who is still going healthy attended the launching event.
Former Bangladesh Bank Governor Salauddin Ahmed attended the book launching ceremony as the chief guest and economist Debopriya Bhattacharjee as a special guest.