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Institute of Chartered Secretaries of Bangladesh (ICSB), the premiere professional body to develop, promote and regulate the profession of Chartered/Company Secretary in Bangladesh established by an Act of the Parliament, celebrated a grand Members’ Night 2016 on 14th May 2016 at the Celebrity Hall of Bangabandhu International Conference Centre (BICC), Dhaka.
On the occasion, a good number of Fellow and Associate Members of the Institute gathered at the Celebrity Hall of BICC along with their spouses and enjoyed an enthralling musical programme with sumptuous dinner. They also had informal friendly chatting among themselves in an intimate atmosphere before the scheduled programme had started. On the stage, President of the Institute Mohammad Asad Ullah FCS welcomed all the attended guests and their spouses. In his welcome speech, he expected that such social get-together will be arranged regularly in future to pave the way for mutual sharing and understanding among the Members and their Families. He further expected that the bondage among the Members of ICSB will be more consolidate and resilient through attending such events. In his speech, the President outlined various activities taken by the Institute during last 03 years and recalled the timeless effort and hardships that the Founding Members went through to pursue the Government of Bangladesh in enacting the Chartered Secretaries Act 2010 and establishment of ICSB. He specially expressed his thanks and gratitude to the former Presidents and to the Honorary Members of the Institute.
On the occasion, the Founder Members of the Institute were remembered for their contribution to the Institute. Also, the Honorary Member and Former Commerce Secretary Suhel Ahmed Chowdhury, Past Presidents Mohammad Sanaullah FCS, Itrat Husain FCS & Founder Member N. G. Chakraborty FCS were honoured with flower bouquets and token gifts.
From Left: Senior Vice President M. Naseemul Hye FCS, Founder Member N. G. Chakraborty FCS, Past President Mohammad Sanaullah FCS, Past President Itrat Husain FCS, President Mohammad Asad Ullah FCS, Treasurer Mohammad Bul Hassan FCS & Vice President Md. Monirul Alam FCS
At the end, the Vice President and Chairman, Members Welfare & Recreation Sub Committee of the Institute Md. Monirul Alam FCS offered Vote of Thanks and conducted an engrossing Raffle Draw for Members and their Spouses with attractive prizes.
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The Orientation program of the 34th Batch of Chartered Secretary Course of ICSB was held on Tuesday, September 09, 2014 at 6.00 pm at Padma Life Tower, 115 Nazrul Islam Avenue, Banglamotor, Dhaka. As many as 139 students who have been admitted in the regular course of Chartered Secretary for the Session July –December, 2014 participated in the inauguration program. The program began with recitation from the Holy Qur’an.
Mohammad Asad Ullah FCS, President of ICSB, inaugurated program by welcoming the newly admitted students with his blessings, and urged them to strive for academic excellence, personal dignity, ethical values and social concerns. He also highlighted on the prospects of Chartered Secretary Profession, which has global demand not to speak of within the country. He spoke about the greatly diverse opportunities for the profession in the emerging corporate sector of Bangladesh.
Terming the fresh students as ambassadors of ICSB, he also emphasized on the need of value addition, creativity and innovation in order to show brilliance in professional field and to set a solid platform for the future generation.
Among others, Md. Shahid Farooqui FCS, Chairman, Education Committee, Mohammad Sanaullah FCS, Immediate Past President & Chairman, Examination Committee, M. Naseemul Hye FCS, Senior Vice President and Md. Monirul Alam FCS, Vice President of the Institute, spoke in the occasion. They discussed about the significance of Company Secretaries to establish corporate governance and also corporate expectations from the new generation of management personnel. Terming ICSB’s academic syllabus as one of global standard, they also advised the students to be regular and attentive in classes. Maintenance of corporate principles in adverse situations, need of team work in management have been the major inputs for students from the orientation program, they added.
On the very first day the students got the basic guidelines for adapting to challenging corporate sector and on the measures to achieve excellence through both academic pursuit and corporate experience.
The function was well conducted by Mustafa Mohiuddin, Secretary of the Institute.
The 4th Annual General Meeting of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries of Bangladesh (ICSB) was held on Saturday, July 12, 2014, at Hotel Purbani International LTD. 1, Dilkusha C/A, Dhaka. The Meeting was chaired by the President of the Institute Mohammad Asad Ullah FCS. The President in his address tabled the Council Report of 2013 which seen remarkable achievements for the Institute. He highlighted on taking some initiatives for arranging adequate fund from the Government for the development activities of the Institute. He also disclosed that Members Group Insurance Coverage has been implemented and ICSB Members Benevolent Fund has also been established with the Deed of Trust duly registered in the Sub- Registrar Office, Dhaka. He urged upon the Members to contribute generously for Benevolent Fund so that major steps can be taken for the welfare of the Members. He also mentioned about the initiative taken by the Institute for purchasing a land for ICSB’s own Commercial-cum-Campus Complex. He declared ICSB’s initiative to introduce National Award for Corporate Governance Excellence 2013 during its ensuing 5th National Convention and Convocation Program in December, 2014.
The President in his report also highlighted on having more CPD Programs for professional development and ensuring state of the art service to the students for academic pursuit. He further mentioned that ICSB website has been upgraded and more official works have been brought under IT enabled services to serve Members better.
At the AGM, after the President’s Report of the Council for 2013, Mohammad Bul Hassan FCS, Treasurer, placed a power point presentation on the Audited Accounts of the Institute for the year ended December 31, 2013. The members approved the Council Report and the Audited Accounts of the Institute.
A large number of members present in the meeting highly appreciated the performance of the Institute, and congratulated the Council for working successfully. They also put their valuable suggestions towards the development of the Institute. The Annual General Meeting was followed by a Doa-Mahfil and Iftar.