Newly Elected President and Vice President of FICCI (2017 – 2019)

The Executive Committee of FICCI (2017–19) has elected its President and Vice President for the period 2017 – 2019 on the day. Mr. Shehzad Munim and Mr. Kevin Lyon have been elected President and Vice President respectively for the term 2017 – 19. Mr. Shehzad Munim,...

Economy Grew 7.28pc in FY17

Bangladesh’s economy grew 7.28 percent in the last fiscal year, the highest in the country’s history. The development came after the Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics (BBS) updated the final estimate of the gross domestic product growth for 2016-17. In the...

Lives Changing for Better

Between 2000 and 2011, Afzal Hossain had to travel more than 300 kilometres to come to Dhaka from Rangpur every month to collect money from his wife Taslima Begum, who worked as a domestic help for a wealthy family in the capital. Two days would have gone by the time...

Accelerating Digital Inclusion

At the start of the twenty-first century, technology began levelling the playing field for entrepreneurs worldwide. Over the next decade, this flattening of the world’s economy continued with further advancements in technology. Today, there are more than 150...