The American Chamber of Commerce in Bangladesh (AmCham) celebrated its 25th Anniversary on December 02, 2021
AmCham Celebrated 25 Years in Bangladesh: The American Chamber of Commerce in Bangladesh (AmCham) celebrated its 25th Anniversary on December 02, 2021, at the Hotel InterContinental Dhaka. Dr. A. K. Abdul Momen M.P., Honorable Foreign Minister, Govt. of the people’s republic of Bangladesh attended the event as Chief Guest, Mr. Salman Fazlur Rahman M.P., Private Sector Industry and Investment Adviser to the Honorable Prime Minister was the Special Guest, H.E. Earl R. Miller, Ambassador of the United States Embassy in Bangladesh was present as the Guest of Honor along with the President – AmCham Mr. Syed Ershad Ahmed, members of the Chamber including the Executive Committee Members, former Presidents, Founders, foreign dignitaries, business leaders, media representatives and other distinguished guests attended.
AmCham Research: On the eve of the Silver Jubilee Celebration, AmCham unveiled a research report tiled “USA-Bangladesh Trade & Investment: Next Generation Priorities”. The study was carried out by Policy Exchange Bangladesh on behalf of AmCham.
A panel discussion was held in conjunction of the report release participated by Mr. N. Rajshekaran Chair of Research and Investment Development subcommittee, AmCham and Managing Director and Citi Country Officer, Citibank NA Bangladesh, Dr. M. Masrur Reaz, Chairman, Policy Exchange Bangladesh, Bangladesh Investment Development Authority (BIDA) executive chairman, Mr. Md Sirazul Islam, Mr. John Dunham, Economic and Indo-Pacific Affairs Unit Chief, U.S. Embassy-Dhaka and Mr. Eric M. Walker, President of Chevron Bangladesh.
AmCham CSR Award: Amcham members considered Corporate Social Responsibility as a business strategy for sustainable development and on the 25th Anniversary celebration the chamber recognized few of its members for CSR activities and awarded three of them for 2021 that included: Citi Bank N.A , Coca-Cola Bangladesh Limited and Standard Chartered Bank for their outstanding initiatives round the year even during these COVID-19 Pandemic.