The European Economic Development Council (EEDC) has appointed Ashraful Haque Chowdhury, a director of Bank Asia Limited, as its special trustee and representative in Bangladesh.
The appointment has been effective from 1 January, according to a press release.
Headquartered in Madrid, the EEDC is a non-bureaucratic, non-political, non-governmental international development organisation that works in the countries over Latin, South and Central America, Caribbean, Europe, Africa, Middle East, Central, East and South East Asia and the Pacific Rim.
The organisation focuses on faster solutions for the public and private sectors needs for funding socio-economic development and industrial growth.
The executive board, trustee board and advisory group of the council consist of high profile dignitaries and renowned experts.
With the appointment of Ashraful Haque, the EEDC has incorporated Bangladesh as development partner in its constant socio-economic and industrial growth.
Ashraful Haque has been serving the nation as an expert in trade, investment and telecommunication sectors for the last 32 years.
He is the managing director of Star Infrastructure Consortium and director of Bank Asia.