JCI Dhaka Entrepreneurs, a distinguished non-profit international non-governmental organization, accomplished a resounding success with its 2nd General Members Meeting (GMM) held on Monday (July 31). Esteemed guests, including National Secretary General Senator Kamrul Chowdhury, National Vice President & Past Local President Senator Arefeen Raafi Ahmed, and National Vice President & Chapter Mentor Senator Md Altamis Nabil, along with other accomplished leaders, graced the event.
The GMM emerged as a pivotal platform for engaging discussions and insightful presentations. Under the dynamic leadership of Local President Navid Arefin Khan, the meeting provided transparency and fostered collaboration as he presented upcoming JCI projects, budgets, and the treasury report.
Senator Kamrul Chowdhury, in his profound vision for JCI’s mission, commended the chapter’s unwavering dedication to effect positive community change. Senator Arefeen Raafi Ahmed, National Vice President & Past Local President of the chapter, inspired attendees with his remarkable journey and commitment to JCI’s values. Senator Md Altamis Nabil offered invaluable guidance, encouraging innovative approaches to tackle societal challenges.
The GMM proved to be an excellent networking opportunity, exemplifying JCI Dhaka Entrepreneurs’ commitment to empowering young leaders with skills to drive transformative impact.
In a significant move towards enhanced engagement, the chapter launched its new website, www.jcide.cc, creating a central hub for members and stakeholders to access valuable resources and streamline information dissemination.
JCI Dhaka Entrepreneurs stands tall among 40 local chapters in Bangladesh, exemplifying its dedication to fostering leadership and impactful change.
Bangladesh Finance Celebrates 2nd Consecutive Sustainability Award Success
The Bangladesh Institute of Bank Management (BIBM) has once again recognized Bangladesh Finance for its remarkable achievement of receiving the Top Sustainable Financial Institution Award 2022 from the country’s central bank.
This prestigious accolade marks the second consecutive win for Bangladesh Finance, cementing its commitment to sustainable financial practices. The award was presented to Md. Kyser Hamid, the Managing Director & CEO of Bangladesh Finance, who was joined by Md. Kohinoor Hossain, Head of SME & Sustainable Finance.
The award ceremony took place on Saturday (September 30), at the BIBM Auditorium in Dhaka. Distinguished guests, including Bangladesh Bank’s former Governor Fazle Kabir and Economic Relations Division Secretary Sharifa Khan, graced the event with their presence. Notably, the event was co-hosted by the German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ Bangladesh).
The awards were bestowed upon sustainability-rated banks and financial institutions, recognizing the top 7 banks in the private sector and the top 4 financial institutions for their commitment to sustainability. Bangladesh Bank had officially declared these awards on August 29, following a comprehensive assessment of various factors, including credit score, capital, corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives, rural banking activities, and the sustainability of core banking operations. BIBM, in turn, acknowledged and celebrated these achievements during the event.
Among the attendees was Md. Sajjadur Rahman Bhuiyan, Group CFO of Bangladesh Finance, along with other senior officials, further highlighted the institution’s dedication to sustainable banking practices.
IMCB Mourns the Loss of Esteemed Senior Member, Prabin Behari Barua
The Institute of Management Consultants Bangladesh (IMCB) mourns the loss of Prabin Behari Barua, a distinguished Senior Member and dynamic mentor. Barua bid farewell to this world on September 10, 2023, in Dhaka, after battling the challenges of old age and a long-standing chronic illness.
The news of Barua’s departure has sent ripples of sorrow throughout the IMCB community. M Zakir Hossain, Chairman of the CMC, Nadeem A Chaudhury, President, along with the esteemed Members of the Executive Council of IMCB, share in the profound sadness of this moment. They extend their heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family, offering solace during this challenging time. The Executive Council, in a poignant tribute, beseeches for the eternal peace of Barua’s departed soul.
Barua’s untimely passing leaves an irreplaceable void within the IMCB family. He was a man of unwavering dedication, unimpeachable integrity, and a remarkable personality. His profound wisdom, astute insights, and exceptional expertise were instrumental in providing invaluable services to the Management Consultants Profession.
The IMCB community remains eternally grateful to Barua for his substantial contributions, which have significantly advanced the growth and development of IMCB. His legacy will endure as an inspiration to all.
Evercare Hospital Provides Free Treatment for Children’s Heart Perforation
Evercare Hospital Chattogram, a prominent healthcare provider in the port city, recently organized a Special Patient Forum within its Department of Paediatric Cardiology to commemorate World Heart Day – 2023.
The event featured key addresses, including a welcoming speech by Dr. Ratnadeep Chaskar, Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Evercare Hospitals, Bangladesh. Dr. Tahera Nazrin, Founder and Head of the hospital’s Paediatric Cardiology Department, provided an overview of the department, while Samir Singh, Chief Operating Officer of Evercare Hospital Chattogram, delivered the closing remarks.
Dr. Chaskar underscored the significance of their special initiative, stating, “We view the free Paediatric Cardiology Department package for underprivileged children as an exceptional endeavour.” Dr. Nazrin, in her address, emphasized the importance of creating awareness about heart conditions in children, highlighting that these conditions are both treatable and preventable. She further spotlighted the hospital’s comprehensive Paediatric Cardiology services, including the provision of free devices and balloons for the treatment of congenital heart defects and defective valves in underprivileged children.
Evercare Hospital Chattogram’s unwavering commitment to offering complimentary treatment for congenital heart defects in underprivileged children reflects its dedication to enhancing the well-being of all members of the community.
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