The Sweden-Bangladesh Business Council (SBBC) held its 3rdAnnual General Meeting on Thursday, 21th May 2015 at Svensk Handel, Stockholm. The meeting was attended by #SBBC members, Swedish Ambassador of #Bangladesh H.E. Johan Frisell, #Bangladesh Ambassador of Sweden H.E. Mr. Golam Sarwar and SBBC’s network. The program commenced with a welcome greeting by #SBBC chairman Mizanur Khan. He presented the Annual Report covering the highlights of the previous year and financial statements for the year ending 31st December 2014. The Auditor of the council Anders Haag presented his audit report. AGM reviewed all reports and approved them.
The election to the SBBC Executive Committee was held and it was conducted by the Election Commission Fredrik Fexe and Christina af Klint. This committee is elected for a period of two years. Mizanur Khan, SEB was re-elected as the Chairman of the Executive Committee and Anneli Åhman, Ericsson, Bo Gunterberg,Trade of Base, Christina af Klint, Svensk Handel, Fredrik Fexe, Business Sweden, Christer Dyrwoold, Scoreline and Inger Wijnbladh, SBBC were re-elected as Members. AGM has appointed Fredrik Fexe and Christina af Klint as election committee and Anders Haag has been appointed as Statutory Auditor for the year 2016.
AGM was followed by guest speakers, Mr Milen Boyadzheiv, who presented IKEA’s business in Bangladesh, and Ambassador H.E. Johan Frisell, who reflected over his first year as an Ambassador in Bangladesh. He described the present political, economic and business environment. He also talked about the activities of his embassy team in Bangladesh.
Prior to the conclusion of the meeting, SBBC Executive Committee extended appreciation and gratitude to all Members, Embassies, Sponsors and their network for their dedication and commitment in taking the Council forward. The program concluded over a mingle with finger food and networking among the participants.