BP Business Desk
Local motorcycle manufacturers opined that sustainable policy supports from the government with clear guidance of protecting the interests of the investors, would encourage more investment in this emerging industry.
They made suck a view at the 1st Executive Committee meeting of their organisation, namely, the Bangladesh Automobiles Assemblers and Manufacturers Association (BAAMA), held at Pan Pacific Sonargaon Dhaka recently, said a press release.
The participants at the meeting made important decisions to safeguard the immediate interests of the country’s emerging automobiles industry through facilitating the manufacturers with necessary policy supports from the government.
They also discussed the issues to be raised to the concerned government high-ups with utmost importance for expansion of business of two-wheelers and other automotives in the domestic market as well as their exports.
Hafizur Rahman Khan, President of the BAAMA and Chairman of Runner Automobiles Ltd chaired the meeting. Selima Ahmad of Autoland (Pvt.) Ltd and and Mamunur Rashid from Roadmaster Motors Ltd, both vice-presidents of the BAAMA, besides others, attended the meeting.
The members of the executive committee including Iftekhar Ahmed Tipu, Chairman of Ifad Autos Ltd and immediate past president, Mohammad Shahidul Islam of Ifad Autos Ltd, Mohammad Ali Deen, Director of Runner Motors Ltd, Abdul Matlub Ahmad, Chairman, Niloy Motors Ltd and past president of BAAMA, Md. Saidur Rahman from Beeva Tech Ltd, Tanveer Ahamed, Managing Director, Ifad Automobiles Ltd, and Sarwar N. A. Khan, Secretary of the association were present.
The meeting also decided that the interests of the members of the association should be upheld through maintaining coordination with the concerned ministries including the respective ministers.
The meeting was concluded with the presentation of a bouquet of flowers on behalf of the association to Selima Ahmad, Vice-President of the association, on her being elected a member of the parliament of Bangladesh.
BP Business Desk