IBFB celebrated its 13th anniversary. 

International Business Forum of Bangladesh (IBFB) celebrated its 13th anniversary on 5 November, 2018 at Hotel Radisson BLU Dhaka Water Garden
IBFB celebrated its 13th anniversary. 

Mr. Humayun Rashid, President of IBFB, Mr. Hafizur Rahman Khan, Immediate President of IBFB, Mr. M.S. Siddiqui, Vice President of IBFB, Ms. Lutfunnisa Saudia Khan, Vice President (Finance) is cutting the cake of the 13th anniversary of IBFB. Among the distinguished dignitaries and diplomats,  Mr. Joel Reifman, Charge D’ Affairs of U.S. Embassy, Mr. Pete Gauthier, Private Enterprise Officer, Economic Growth Office, USAID, Thomas Pope, Office Director, Economic Growth Office, USAID, Bangladesh, Jim Town, Economic / Commercial Officer, US Embassy, Aishath Shaan Shakir, Ambassador of Embassy of Maldives, Mr. Takeshi ITO, Deputy Chief of Mission of Embassy of Japan, Domang, Counselor (Trade) of Royal Bhutanese Embassy, Jong Won Kim, Trade Representative (Director General) of KOTRA, Tran Bao Son, Third Secretary of Viet Nam Embassy were present in the grand event. Among the Directors of IBFB Dr. Md. Ali Afzal, Ms. Priti Chakraborty, Mohammad Nasir Uddin Chowdhury, Dr. Md. Mozibur Rahman, Mr. M Shoeb Chowdhury, Mr. Mohammad Ali Deen, Mr. Md. Shah Alam Babul, Dr. A.F.M. Matiur Rahman, Engr. Utpal Kumar Das, Dr. Muhammad Abdul Mazid & Mr. Helal Ahmed Chowdhury were seen in the picture.

Among the distinguished dignitaries and diplomats, Mr. Joel Reifman, Charge D’ Affairs of U.S. Embassy, Mr. Pete Gauthier, Private Enterprise Officer, Economic Growth Office, USAID, Thomas Pope, Office Director, Economic Growth ...


IBFB delegation met with honorable Finance Minister

The Delegation led by the President, IBFB Mr. Humayun Rashid and Managing Director & CEO, Energypac Power Generation Ltd.
IBFB delegation met with honorable Finance Minister
The newly elected committee of IBFB met the Honorable Finance Minister Mr. Abul Maal A. Muhith, MP, at his Secretariat Office Today.

The newly elected committee of IBFB met the Honorable Finance Minister Mr. Abul Maal A. Muhith, MP, at his Secretariat Office Today. The delegation of IBFB led by the President ...


IBFB seminar on Logistical Challenges & Opportunities of Business

Honorable Shipping Minister Shajahan Khan attended the seminar as Chief Guest, Dr. Khondaker Golam Moazzem, Research Director, the Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD) and Dr. Nazneen Ahmed, Senior Research Fellow, Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies (BIDS) spoke as the distinguished discussants.
IBFB seminar on Logistical Challenges & Opportunities of Business
Dr. Forrest E Cookson, Economist, Development in Democracy, USA presented a keynote paper at the seminar. Honorable Shipping Minister Shajahan Khan attended the seminar as Chief Guest, Dr. Khondaker Golam Moazzem, Research Director, the Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD) and Dr. Nazneen Ahmed, Senior Research Fellow, Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies (BIDS) spoke as the distinguished discussants. 

Introduction

Some Important Considerations:

The logistical issues that are discussed in this paper focus  primarily on exports and the imports related to the exports. The future of the Bangladesh economy rests on ...


IBFB seminar on "Logistical Challenges and Opportunities of Business"

Shajahan Khan, MP, Honorable Shipping Minister, Govt. of the People's Republic of Bangladesh graced the event as Chief Guest.
IBFB seminar on
Dr. Forrest E Cookson, Economist, Development in Democracy, USA presented the key note paper.  Dr. Khondaker Golam Moazzem, Research Director, The Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD) & Dr. Nazneen Ahmed, Senior Research Fellow, Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies (BIDS) were present as the distinguished discussants. 

Ctg port made magnificent development
Shipping Minister Shajahan Khan said the government is sincerely working to ease the cost of doing business for the entrepreneurs through improving connectivity to ports ...


Reaction of IBFB on National Budget 2018-19

IBFB organized a Press Conference on “Reactions on National Budget 2018-19” on Monday, 11 June 2018 at IBFB Conference Hall, Runner Building, 138/1 (2nd Floor), Tejgaon I/A, Dhaka. Mr. Hafizur Rahman Khan, President, IBFB & Chairman, Runner Group will preside over the press conference.
Reaction of IBFB on National Budget 2018-19
Press Conference on “Reaction of IBFB on National Budget 2018-19”.

IBFB 2018-19 FY Budget Observations
Date: 11 June 2018
Venue: IBFB Conference Hall, Dhaka

More concentration should be given on Direct tax than the Indirect Tax, Incentive for Industries ...


<strong><span style="font-family:'Lucida Console', Monaco, monospace;">13th Annual General Meeting (AGM) of IBFB</span></strong>

13th Annual General Meeting (AGM) of IBFB held on Wednesday, 11 July, 2018 at the BRAC Center Auditorium, 75 Mohakhali, Dhaka-1212. H.E. Marcia Stephens Bloom Bernicat, U.S. Ambassador to Bangladesh graced the event as Chief Guest. Dr. Khondoker Bazlul Hoque, Supernumerary Professor, Dept. of International Business, University of Dhaka & Dr. Mojib Uddin Ahamed, Chairman, Investment Corporation of Bangladesh were present as Special Guest. IBFB elected Mr. Humayun Rashid as the President. A renowned and leading businessman Mr. Humayun Rashid is the Managing Director & CEO of Energypac Power Generation Ltd. Mr. M.S. Siddiqui a Legal Economist and CEO of Bangla Chemical and Ms. Lutfunnisa Saudia Khan, Director of Banglaphone elected as the Vice President and Vice President (Finance) respectively.
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Annual General Meeting (AGM) of IBFB held on Wednesday, 11 July, 2018 at the BRAC Center Auditorium, 75 Mohakhali, Dhaka-1212.H.E. Marcia Stephens Bloom Bernicat, U.S. Ambassador to Bangladesh graced the event as Chief Guest.Dr. Khondoker Bazlul Hoque, Supernumerary Professor, Dept. of International Business, University of Dhaka & Dr. Mojib Uddin Ahamed, Chairman, Investment Corporation of Bangladesh were present as Special Guest.


In addition, Dr. Md. Ali Afzal, Managing Director, Krishibid Group and Engr. Razeeb Haider, Managing Director, Outpace Spinning Mills Ltd. was elected as Directors for the first time in the ...


IBFB-IICCI MOU Signing Ceremony

Excellent Bangladesh-India Trade Relation Exists Now, mentioned the Indian High Commissioner in IBFB-IICCI MOU Signing Ceremony
IBFB-IICCI MOU Signing Ceremony
H. E. Mr. Harsh Vardhan Shringla, High Commissioner of India to Bangladesh, Mr. Hafizur Rahman Khan, President of IBFB, Mr. A.K Saxena, President of IICCI & Mr. Mahmudul Islam Chowdhury, the Founding President IBFB are seen in the picture.

Mr. Hafizur Rahman Khan, President of IBFB said in his welcome remarks that, in order to establish a strapping trade relation between Bangladesh and India IBFB will work closely with ...


<p><strong><span>IBFB Celebrated its 12th Anniversary</span></strong></p> <p><br /></p>

The International Business Forum of Bangladesh (IBFB), a non-profit and non-partisan research and advocacy based nationwide trade body, has celebrated its 12th anniversary at The Radisson Blu Dhaka Water Garden on Friday, 06 October 2017.
<p><strong><span>IBFB Celebrated its 12th
Anniversary</span></strong></p>

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Mr. Hafizur Rahman Khan, President of IBFB is cutting the cake of the 12th anniversary of IBFB. Together with distinguished dignitaries and diplomats, IBFB’s Founding President Mr. Mahmudul Islam Chowdhury, Vice President Md. Omar Shafayat Kausar, Chairperson of IBFB Chittagong Chapter S.M. Abu Tayyab, Director Ms. Lutfunnisa Saudia Khan, Mustafizur Rahman and Mohammad Nasir Uddin are also seen.

IBFB strives for identifying common business challenges, conducting advocacy and pursuing specific and actionable recommendations to create business friendly environment in Bangladesh. The association comprises business leaders from all over the country and abroad ...


<h6 style="margin:0in;margin-bottom:.0001pt;text-align:justify;line-height:115%;"><span style="font-size:medium;line-height:115%;font-family:Georgia, serif;font-weight:normal;"><span style="font-family:Georgia, serif;font-size:medium;">The 12</span><sup>th</sup></span><span style="font-family:Georgia, serif;font-size:medium;"> Annual General Meeting (AGM) of International Business Forum of Bangladesh (IBFB) will be held on </span><span style="font-size:medium;line-height:115%;font-family:Georgia, serif;"><span style="font-family:Georgia, serif;font-size:medium;">Wednesday, 24 </span><g class="gr_ gr_3 gr-alert gr_gramm gr_inline_cards gr_run_anim Punctuation only-del replaceWithoutSep" data-gr-id="3" id="3">May,</g><span style="font-family:Georgia, serif;font-size:medium;"> 2017</span></span><span style="font-size:medium;line-height:115%;font-family:Georgia, serif;font-weight:normal;"> at the Pan Pacific Sonargaon Hotel, Dhaka, at 11:00 am.</span></h6>

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