BWCCI in association with Eastern Bank Ltd and Agrani Bank Ltd. organized “BWCCI Progressive Award 2017 and 2018”ceremony on 20 July, 2019 at the Institution of Diploma Engineers, Kakrail, Dhaka. Mr. Nurul Majid Mahmud Humayun, MP, Honorable Minister, Ministry of Industries, Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh graced the occasion as the Chief Guest. Mr. Manmohan Parkash, Country Director, Bangladesh Resident Mission, Asian Development Bank and Mr. S M Moniruzzaman, Deputy Governor, Bangladesh Bank were present as the Special Guests. Mr. Mohammad Shams-Ul Islam, MD & CEO, Agrani Bank Ltd. Mr. Ali Reza Iftekhar, MD & CEO, Eastern Bank Ltd. attended the event as the Guests of Honor. Ms. Selima Ahmad MP, President, BWCCI chaired the program while Ms. Sangita Ahmed, Senior Vice President, BWCCI along with other Board Directors were present.
500 women entrepreneurs from all over the country, donor representatives, bank officials, media and civil society representatives were present in the program.
This year 8 BWCCI members from 8 divisions have been awarded for their significant achievements in business sector. In addition, 2 journalists have also been awarded for their significant contributions to women entrepreneurship development in the country.