Annual General Meeting (AGM) of Gaibandha Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI) was held on Saturday, reports BSS.
Additional Deputy Commissioner (ADC)-General Alamgir Kabir Saikat addressed the meeting as the chief guest and Additional Superintendent of Police Rowhat Gowhary and Mayor of Gaibandha municipality Advocated Shah Masud Zahangir Kabir Milon were present as the special guests.
With president of GCCI Shahjada Anowarul Quadir in the chair, the function was also addressed, among others, by senior Vice President of Bangladesh Awami League, district unit, Farhad Abdullah Harun Bablu, senior Vice President of the chamber M. Abdur Rashid, Directors Nawsher Alam and Mirza Hasan, former Director Maksudar Rahman Sahan, former Director Khan Mohammad Jasim, and businessman Mostaque Ahmed Ranju and journalist Sarker Mohammad Shahiduzzaman.
The speakers underscored the need for setting up new industries and factories in the district to lead the district towards desired development side by side with construction of tunnel under Balashighat and Bahadurabadghat route and improving road communication system to ensure business friendly environment.
A set of recommendations were also placed in the open discussion session in a bid to address sufferings of the affected businessmen of the town immediately.
ADC-General Alamgir Kabir Saikat in his speeches urged the businessmen and their leaders to keep more contribution to the society as part of their social corporate responsibility for the welfare of the people particularly the poor and the distressed. He also called upon the businessmen to sell their commodities and the essentials to the customers in fair price so that the customers are no way affected. Later, annual report of 2018 was approved unanimously in the meeting.