The 18th Annual General Meeting of Leathergoods And Footwear Manufacturers & Exporters Association of Bangladesh (LFMEAB) for the year July 2020-June 2021 was held on Saturday, 12th March 2022 at 12 PM at MCCI-BEF’s conference room at Police Plaza Concord, Dhaka. President Mr. Md. Saiful Islam presided over the meeting while Sr. Vice-President, Mr. Abdul Momen Bhuiyan; Vice-President, Mr. Nasir Khan; Vice-President, Mr. Md. Nazmul Hassan Sohail, Director, Mr. M. Anisur Razzaque, President-elect Mr. Syed Nasim Manzur, and Chairpersons and Managing Directors of LFMEAB member factories were present among others.
President Saiful Islam presented the Annual Report for the fiscal year July 2020-June 2021where he highlighted the national outlook for the industry, major initiatives implemented, and a summary of the financial position. The Audit Report of LFMEAB of the fiscal year July 2020-June 2021 was approved unanimously at the AGM. President also welcomed new 10 members of the Association.
President Mr. Islam stated that during the fiscal year July 2020-June 2021, despite different challenges, particularly in the context of the Covid pandemic, the industry has shown its resilience. In spite of the unprecedented business setback as well as capacity underutilization, most LFMEAB member factories retained their full workforce, which was undoubtedly an incredible service to society.
The AGM ended with the announcement of President-elect Mr. Syed Nasim Manzur. Earlier, the 18th AGM of LFMEAB unanimously approved Mr. Syed Nasim Manzur as the President of LFMEAB.