The new executive committee of the Entrepreneurs Club of Bangladesh (E-Club) has been
formed for the year 2022-2023. Liakat Ali Chaklader, chief executive officer (CEO) of
Interior Studio, has been elected as president and Biplab Ghosh Rahul, chief executive
officer (CEO) of E-Courier, as general secretary.
The 13-member committee was announced at a gala event held at a hotel in the capital on
The out-going president Mohammad Shahriar Khan and general secretary Kamrul Hasan
handed over the charge to the new office bearers at the program.
Other office bearers are- Senior Vice-President Shah Alam Chowdhury, Vice-Presidents
Imtiaz Uddin and Engineer Md Shajibul Al Rajib, Joint Secretary Arefin Dipu, Organizing
Secretary Fahmida Ahmed, Public Relations Secretary Rabeya Khatun Lucky and Member
Secretary Chayan Saha. Four elected directors are- Solaiman Ahmed Jeshan, Liza Akter
Hossain, Promi Nahid and Md Mainul Hasan Dulon.
Liberation War Affairs Minister AKM Mozammel Haque MP addressed the gala event of
new committee announcement as the chief guest while Nepalese Ambassador to
Bangladesh Ghanshyam Bhandari and Prothom Alo Head of Youth Program Monir Hasan
were present as special guests.
Speaking the occasion, AKM Mozammel Haque MP said, “We earned our independence
through 9-monthlong struggle under the leadership of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur
Rahman. Now, Bangladesh is heading towards the path of being a developed under his
competent daughter Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.”
The minister is optimistic that E-Club will work together to accelerate the economic
progress of the county. He also urged all to stand by the country to prevent any
unprecedented incident in coming days.
Addressing the program, Abu Bakar Siddique, Secretary to the Ministry of Planning, said, “It
is a great initiative to bring entrepreneurs of the country together. I hope E-Club will work to
implement the Vision 2041 with an aim to make Bangladesh a developed one.”
Addressing the program, E-Club out-going president Mohammad Shahriar Khan said, “I
started my journey with Entrepreneurs Club of Bangladesh (E-Club) in 2017, which is
getting bigger gradually. Hopefully, members registered of E-Club can able to build their
business network through this organization. I would like to greet new office bearers who will
lead the organization for the next two years. I hope they will work to resolve the issues
related to interests of the E-Club members.”
Kamrul Hasan, the out-going general secretary, said, “E-Club works comprehensively with
training and guidelines to improve the skills of entrepreneurs. We have tried our best to do
these things efficiently. I believe the new leadership will take more planned initiatives to
increase the business scope of entrepreneurs.”
Newly-elected E-Club President Liakat Ali Chaklader (Maruf Liakat) said, “For last 5
years, E-Club has been working to improve the ecosystem of domestic entrepreneurs. Out
of 500 entrepreneurs, some 120 are women entrepreneurs and most of them are young
entrepreneurs. Our main aim is to play a strong role in the economic development of the
country by building positive networking with small, large and medium level entrepreneurs.
The next two years are expected to be a turning point for E-Club.”
Biplab Ghosh Rahul, newly-elected General Secretary of the club, said, “There is no
alternative to smart entrepreneurs to build a smart Bangladesh in future. E-Club will work to
develop smart entrepreneurs. I hope the new committee will work to reach desired goal of
the club by taking all together.”
Advisors, members of governing body and registered members of the organizations
attended the program in a festive mode.
On September 1, 2022, a three-member committee was formed with Mohammad Shahriar
Khan as convener and Kamrul Hasan and Aktarul Islam Rimon as member secretaries.
This committee elected a new executive committee consisting of 13 members from 51
interested persons out of 449 registered members as per clauses 30(b) and 30(p) of the E-
Club constitution. They will manage the e-club till the next term 2023-24.
To mention, some dreamy entrepreneurs launched the Entrepreneurs Club of Bangladesh
(E-Club) in September 2017. The organization was officially registered the following year.
So far the organization has 450 registered members. The organization's constitution
provides for the leadership to be elected through direct voting when the number of
members exceeds 1000.
The main objective of the organization is to develop the unemployed as entrepreneurs,
provide entrepreneurial support training, fund formation and increase the business network
among the club members. The organization believes that creating entrepreneurship
requires collective action planning. And they are working towards that goal. E-Club is
working for overall business development of members with two committees, four forums
and 13 standing committees.