Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce & Industries (FBCCI) President Jashim Uddin received a prestigious honour from New York State Assembly, the lower chamber of the New York State Legislature.
Jashim Uddin received the honour at an event named “Celebrating 50 Years of US-Bangladesh Relations” held on Saturday in New York, US, read a press release. Bangladesh Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen attended the ceremony as the chief guest.
The FBCCI president is the very first Bangladeshi business leader honoured by the New York State Assembly for his exemplary service to career, community and families through his endless dedication for the betterment of general society.
“This event will open doors for taking Bangladesh and USA relationship to a newer height,” Jashim Uddin said. He also urged the 3rd and 4th generation Bangladeshis living in the US to help Bangladesh’s businesses enter the mainstream US market. Consul General of Bangladesh in New York Dr Mohammad Monirul Islam, former governor of Bangladesh Bank Dr Atiur Rahman, and NYC Court Judge Soma Syed also attended the event.