The former senior vice-president of the Dhaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Sajjatuz Jumma, has been elected as the president of the Bangladesh Thai Chamber of Commerce and Industry for the 2013 to2015 term, in its ninth annual general meeting held at the Dhaka Club on Saturday.
Mohammad Shahjahan Khan and Mohammed Ali were elected as senior vice-president and vice- president respectively while Abu Rushd Tarek was elected as director of administration and M Enayet Husain as director of finance, according to a media release.
The Thai ambassador in Dhaka, Madurapochana Ittarong, was present as the guest of honour at a lunch that followed the general meeting.
The other newly elected directors were Zafar Osman, Asif Ibrahim, Salahuddin Abdullah, MRA Taha, Mafiz A Bhuiyan, Charles CR Patra, Montchai Musicabud, Shahzada Hamid, M Salem Sulaiman and Munir Hossain.
Sajjatuz Jumma is an accomplished and widely acclaimed entrepreneur.
He owns several enterprises including Desh Electronics, Milling Engineers Limited, Desh Landmark Limited, and is the founder, chairman and director of Shahjalal Islami Bank Limited, and chairman of Prime University and the Prime Foundation.
Sajjatuz Jumma was also the former chairman of the Islamic Banks Consultative Forum.