Prof. Md. Anwarul Azim Arif, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Social Islami Bank Ltd. and Former Vice Chancellor of University of Chittagong has been elected as Chairman of Islamic Banks Consultative Forum (IBCF) while Alhajj Abdus Samad, Chairman, Board of Directors of Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd. and A K M Nurul Fazal Bulbul, Founder Director of EXIM Bank Ltd. and Vice Chairman, Central Depository Bangladesh Ltd. (CDBL) have been re-elected as Vice-Chairman of Islamic Banks Consultative Forum (IBCF) for 2 years (2021-2022) in its 59th meeting held virtually on Tuesday the 26 January, 2021.
The Forum also elected Md. Nazrul Islam Mazumder, Chairman, Bangladesh Association of Banks (BAB), Qazi Akramuddin Ahmed, Chairman, Standard Bank Ltd. and Prof. Md. Nazmul Hassan Ph.D, Chairman, Islami Bank Bangladesh Ltd. as advisor of IBCF respectively.
The Forum also Selected Dr. Mohammed Haider Ali Miah, Managing Director & CEO of EXIM Bank Ltd. as Chairman of the Task Committee of IBCF while and Syed Waseque Md. Ali, Managing Director and CEO, First Security Bank Ltd. and Mohammed Monirul Moula, Managing Director & CEO of Islami Bank Bangladesh Ltd as Co-Chairman of the Task Committee of IBCF respectively.
Prof. Md. Nazmul Hassan Ph.D, Chairman, Islamic Banks Consultative Forum (IBCF) and Chairman of Board of Directors of Islami Bank Bangladesh Ltd. presided over the meeting virtually. The Forum unanimously elected and nominated them for two years.
Apart from committee members, the following prominent figures: Hafiz Ahmed Mazumdar M P, Chairman, Bangladesh Red Crescent Society & Former Chairman, Pubali Bank ltd. Justice Siddiqur Rahman Miah, Chairman, Shariah Supervisory Committee, AB Bank ltd., Md. Sayedur Rahman, Vice-Chairman, Social Islami Bank Ltd., Mohammed Abdul Maleque, Vice-Chairman, First Security Islami Bank Ltd., A S M Mainuddin Monem, Director, Abdul Monem ltd., Md. Abdur Rahman Sarker, Independent Director, Jamuna Bank Ltd., Farman R. Chowdhury, Managing Director & CEO, Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd., Mr. Muhammed Shahidul Islam, Managing Director & CEO, Shahjalal Islami Bank ltd., M A Halim Chowdhury, Managing Director & CEO, Pubali Bank Ltd., Md. Sirajul Hoque, Deputy Managing Director, Social Islami Bank Ltd. attended the meeting along with top level executives from member banks virtually.