ICSB delegates met with Honorable Finance Misister Abul Maal Abdul Muhit
Mohammad Asad Ullah FCS, President of Institute of Chartered Secretaries of Bangladesh (ICSB) along with the some of his elected Council Members met with Honorable Finance Minister, Abul Maal Abdul Muhith today at his meeting room at Economic Relations Division (ERD) Sher-e-Bangla Nagar, Dhaka. The President introduced his Council Members to Honorable Finance Minister and highlighted on different initiatives undertaken by ICSB since its inception. He expressed his sincerest thanks and gratitude to the Government of Sheikh Hasina for passing the Chartered Secretaries Act -2010 that gave ICSB a legal footing as the recognized professional body under Ministry of Commerce for the development and enhancement of corporate governance in the corporate sector of the country. The President also briefed the Hon’ble Minister about the introduction of Corporate Governance Award-2013 by ICSB during its 5th National Convention Program to be held on December 04, 2014 and invited him to be the chief guest on the occasion, to which the Honorable Finance Minister give his consent.
The President also highlighted on the professional Course (Chartered Secretaries Course) offered by the Institute in line with UK, India and other developed countries of the world in order to equip the professionals with adequate skills for getting employment both home and abroad.
Appreciating the role of ICSB in promoting professionalism and development of the Company Secretaries profession in the country, the Honorable Finance Minister assured that the Ministry of Finance will do everything possible for further development of the profession in the country. He also stressed that in order to inject professionalism and corporate governance in our capital market the role of Company Secretaries is of prime importance. He further reiterated Government’s proactive role in facilitating development of the Institute like ICSB in national interest.
The Council Members thanked the Hon’ble Minister for giving his valuable time and hoped that his continued support and guidance will help the Institute to move forward to achieve its objectives.
Senior Vice President of the Institute M. Naseemul Hye FCS, Council Member Itrat Hossain FCS, Md. Azizur Rahman FCS, M. Nurul Alam FCS, A. T. M. Tahmiduzzaman ACS and Secretary of the Institute Mustafa Mohiuddin were present during the Meeting.
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