The first death anniversary of Dhaka North City Corporation mayor Annisul Huq will be observed today.
Federation of the Bangladesh Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FBCCI) held a memorial discussion at its auditorium at 3 pm on Thursday, reports BSS.
FBCCI President Shafiul Islam Mohiuddin, Senior Vice President Sheikh Fazle Fahim, and directors attended the program held at its conference centre.
Former FBCCI Presidents Mahbubur Rahman, Mir Nasir Hossain, AK Azad, Kazi Akram Uddin Ahmed and former Vice Presidents of FBCCI also attended.
Family members of late Annisul Huq were also present.
Business leaders at the program offered munajat seeking eternal peace of the departed soul of Annisul Huq. They highlighted the valued contributions and successes of Annisul Huq as the city mayor.
Annisul, who had been undergoing treatment at a hospital in London, breathed his last there on November 30 at the age of 65. Later, He was laid to eternal rest at Banani graveyard on December 2 in 2017. Annisul Huq took oath as Dhaka North City Corporation Mayor on May 6, 2015.
Annisul was born on 27 October 1952 at Sonapur village under Sonagazi upazila in Noakhali district. Moreover, Huq established his own business, Mohammadi Group in 1986.
He was the former president of several apex bodies including the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA), Federation of the Bangladesh Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FBCCI) and Independent Power Producers Association.