Salma Islam who is also wife of Nurul Islam Babul was elected in the meeting of Managing body of the Jamuna Group
Advocate Salma Islam was elected new Chairman of Jamuna Group on Monday after the demise of its former President Nurul Islam Babul for Covid-19.
Salma Islam who is also wife of Nurul Islam Babul was elected in the meeting of Managing body of the Jamuna Group, said a press release of Jamuna Group.
She had been Vice-Chairman of the Group and also State Minister for Women and Children Affairs.
Nurul Islam Babul, also a freedom fighter died at a hospital in the city on July 13.
Nurul Islam, was the founding chairman of Daily Jugantor and Jamuna Television.
Nurul Islam who was born in Noakhali in 1946, founded Jamuna group in 1974 and established 41 organizations in industries and service sectors.
Jamuna Group deals with electronics, cloths, woven garments, chemicals, leather, beverage, motorcycle, toiletries, and construction sectors. Jamuna Future Park and Marriott Hotel are the part of the Jamuna Group.
The business magnate has donated Tk 10 crore to the relief fund of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to fight against Covid-19 pandemic.
Besides, the Jamuna Group has been making high quality Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and hand sanitizers amid the outbreak and distributing them at reasonable price.