The Sweden-Bangladesh Business Council (SBBC) held its 5th Annual General Meeting on Thursday, 18th May 2017 at Svensk Handel, Stockholm. The meeting was attended by #SBBC members, Embassy of Bangladesh and SBBC’s network. The program commenced with a welcome greeting by #SBBC President Mr. Mizanur Khan. He presented the Annual Report covering the highlights of the previous year and financial statements for the year ending 31st December 2016. 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 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, Christer Dyrwoold, Scoreline and Inger Wijnbladh, SBBC were re-elected as Members. New elected members are Annie Ross, Business Sweden and Mickael Sepehri, Utsikt Ekonomi. AGM has appointed Annie Ross 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, Ms Sofie Karlsson QuizRR , who presented QuizRR and how they help global buyers to manage risk, help suppliers to generate business and train millions of workers on their rights and responsibilities. She mentioned that QuizRR RR – Rights and Responsibilities are working in Bangladesh, China and Mauritius. QuizRR WE – Work Engagement focusing on dialogue and involvement in the factory will be launched soon in Bangladesh and China. For more information about QuziRR please visit https://www.quizrr.se
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.