Faruque Hassan has officially been declared as the president of Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA), the supreme body of apparel exporters.
Major Md Rafiqul Islam (retd), secretary of the Election Board, declared his presidency on Monday afternoon.
Other office bearers are Syed Nazrul Islam (Chattogram), first vice president; SM Mannan Kochi, senior vice president; Shahidullah Azim, vice president; Khandoker Rafiqul Islam, vice president (finance); Miran Ali, vice president; Md Nasiruddin, vice president and Rakibul Alam Chowdhury, vice president (Chattogram).
The new committee will officially take charge tomorrow, said Shaidullah Azim, who was elected as vice president in the new committee.
The BGMEA biennial election was held on 4 April. Led by Faruque Hassan, Sammilita Parishad won 24 directors' posts out of 35 in the election.
On Sunday, the parishad submitted nominations for the office bearers to the election board chair.