Siddiqur Rahman has been elected as the President of Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) for the next two years.
Siddiqur Rahman, Chairman of Sterling Group also former vice president of BGMEA was elected from Sammilito Parishad Panel.
Besides, Moinuddin Ahmed of MN Knitwear was elected as First Vice President while Faruque Hassan of Giant Apparels as Senior Vice President and SM Mannan Kochi of Seha Designs Limited Second Vice President.
Mohammad Nasir of Evergreen Sweater was elected Vice President (Finance) while Ferdous Parves Bivon, Bando Fashion Limited, Mahmud Hasan Khan Babu of Rising Apparels, Md Ferdous of Farmin Fashion Designing Limited were elected as Vice President.
The newly elected board will take the responsibility from the existing board lead by President Md Atiqul Islam on September 22.
A total of 35 candidates were declared as director by the BGMEA election commission as there were not more applicants than the post.
In an alleged consensus, both the two panels– Sammilito Parishad and Forum-submitted 38 nomination papers against 35 posts of directors, leaving a little chance for any contest in the election. Later on, three candidates withdrew their nomination papers.