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Abul Kasem Khan and Kamrul Islam, FCA have been re-elected as President and Senior Vice President of Dhaka Chamber of Commerce & Industry (DCCI) respectively for the year 2018. Riyadh Hossain has been elected as Vice President of DCCI for the term 2018. The new Board of Directors took over charge at the 56th Annual General Meeting (AGM) of DCCI held at its Auditorium on December 23, 2017. The newly elected Directors are Andaleeb Hasan, Engr. Md. Al Amin, Mohammad Bashiruddin, Nuher L. Khan, S. M. Zillur Rahman and Waqar Ahmad Choudhury.
Re-elected President of DCCI Abul Kasem Khan was born in a respected Muslim family in Chittagong in 1968. He completed his higher education in Business Administration (BBA) in 1992. He briefly worked in the banking sector from 1992 to 1996 and later joined his family business in 1996.
Abul Kasem Khan is currently a Director of A.K. Khan & Co. Ltd (AKK), which is one of the oldest private sector business conglomerates in Bangladesh established in 1945. The areas of operations of the company are in textiles, telecom distribution, ISP/ASP, deep sea-fishing and processing, plantation and retail. The company is also investing in SEZ, private port, ICD and various other service and manufacturing industries. He is also the Managing Director of AK Khan Telecom Ltd. which is involved in various telecom operations. He is also the Director in AKPEN LTD and Akceycom Ltd. (AKNET). Abul Kasem Khan is the eldest son of Mr. AM Zahiruddin Khan, who was the President of Chittagong Chamber of Commerce & Industry (1974-76), President of FBCCI (1977) and Minister for Planning and Industries, Government of Bangladesh. Abul Kasem Khan during his tenure as President DCCI in 2010 - DCCI initiated the vision Bangladesh 2030-Strategy for Growth which was inaugurated by the Hon’ble Prime Minister of Bangladesh.
Re-elected Senior Vice President Kamrul Islam, FCA is the Chairman of Mashnoons Limited and Partner of Islam Aftab Kamrul & Co. Chartered Accountants. He was born in 1959 in a respected Muslim family. He did Masters in Accounting from the University of Dhaka. He is the Fellow Member of Institute of Chartered Accountants of Bangladesh (ICAB) and Institute of Chartered Secretaries of Bangladesh (ICSB). He is presently the Director of Japan-Bangladesh Chamber of Commerce & Industry, President of The Accounting Alumni, University of Dhaka. He is the Director of Sonali Bank Ltd. He was also the Director of DCCI and Janata Bank Ltd. and Member of the Governing Council of Housing & Building Research Institute. He is the permanent member of Uttara Club Ltd. He is the life member of Transparency International, Bangladesh Chapter.
Newly elected Vice President of DCCI Riyadh Hossain was born in Armanitola, Baghbari, Old Dhaka. He completed his higher education in Business Administration from North South University. He joined his family business ‘Cock Brand Mosquito Coil’ after his graduation and was also involved in various trading businesses. Riyadh Hossain is currently the Proprietor of R.H. International, an import and export trading company. He is also the Co-Founder of Appnometry Limited, a software company. Appnometry is one of the leading mobile-based application and solution providing companies which keeps a strong hold in the IT sector of Digital Bangladesh. The company is primarily focused on banking software, IT consultancy, IT training, software development and business process outsourcing. He is also the Director of Prism Immersive Ltd., ISDL, and Techcon Ltd.
Riyadh Hossain is the son of Mr. Nazir Hossain who is the former Director of DCCI, member of FBCCI and the Chairman of N.H International. He is also the grandson of late Hafez Monir Hossain, Founder member of DCCI and a renowned businessperson of Bangladesh who has created the first joint venture with China-Bangladesh under the Joint Venture (JV) company of ‘Cock Brand Mosquito Coil’.
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