Business Desk : dhakamirror.com
The government extended the tenure of the present board of directors the Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FBCCI) by three months until August 18 this year.
The committee elected for the 2021-23 term, which was supposed to dissolve on 19 May, will now discharge duties till 19 August, Jashim Uddin, president of the FBCCI confirmed the matter on Thursday.
Mostofa Azad Chowdhury Babu, senior vice president of the FBCCI, said that they had received a letter from the Commerce Ministry extending the term.
Earlier, FBCCI submitted an application to the ministry seeking a six-month extension of the current committee after a board meeting of the apex trade body on 26 January, said sources.
The apex chamber is going to hold a three-day ‘Bangladesh Business Summit’ from March 11 in Dhaka, marking its 50th anniversary.
The extension will facilitate hosting the “Business Summit 2023” successfully, which is scheduled to take place in March, said FBCCI president Jashim Uddin.