Bangladesh Textile Mills Association

Bangladesh Textile Mills Association or BTMA is the national trade body for textile mills, manufacturers, and mills in Bangladesh and is located in Dhaka, Bangladesh.[1][2] It carries out research on the Textile Industry in Bangladesh.[3] Tapan Chowdhury, the Chairman of Square Group, is the president of the trade association.[4]

Bangladesh Textile Mills Association
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Formation1983
HeadquartersDhaka, Bangladesh
Region served
Bangladesh
Official language
Bengali
Websitebtmadhaka.com

HistoryEdit

Bangladesh Textile Mills Association was established & has been registered in 1983 with the Registrar of Joint Stock Companies as an Association, not for profit, under the Companies Act 1994. It is managed by 27 Board of Directors, 3 vice presidents and one president.[5] Its certificate is necessary for the import of textile machines in Bangladesh.[6] It along with the Bangladesh Knitwear Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BKMEA) and Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) represent the garment industry in Bangladesh.[7] It established the National Institute of Textile Engineering and Research (NITER) in partnership with the Ministry of Textiles and Jute.[5]

ActivitiesEdit

It is the national trade body representing the country's yarn, yarn manufacturers and textile product processor mills under the private sector.

Board of DirectorsEdit

There are 27 members of the Board of Directors:[8]

  1. Mohammad Ali Khokon - President
  2. Alamgir Shamsul Alamin - Vice President
  3. Abdullah Al Mamun - Vice President
  4. Abdullah Al Mahmud - Vice President
  5. Shafiqul Islam Sarker - Director
  6. Md. Mosharaf Hossain - Director
  7. Md. Badsha Mia - Director
  8. B. M. Shoeb - Director
  9. Shahid Alam - Director
  10. Masud Rana - Director
  11. M. Solaiman - Director
  12. Engr. Syed Ishtiaq Ahmed - Director
  13. Syed Enayet Kabir - Director
  14. Ahmed Shahryar - Director
  15. Estahak Ahmed Shaikat - Director
  16. Md. Ruhul Amin - Director
  17. Monalisa Mannan - Director
  18. Salman A Rahman - Director
  19. Alhaj Md. Akther Hossain - Director
  20. Md. Saleudh Zaman Khan - Director
  21. M. Hafizur Rahman Khan - Director
  22. Md. Khayer Mia - Director
  23. Md. Razzakul Hossen - Director
  24. Md. Kawser Hossain - Director
  25. Shams Mahmud - Director
  26. Md. Azahar Khan - Director
  27. Rashidul Hasan Rinto - Director

Past PresidentsEdit

  1. A.M. Zahiruddin Khan
  2. Alhaj M.A. Hashem
  3. Dr. M.M. Amjad Hussain
  4. Salahuddin Kasem Khan
  5. Saleh Ahmed
  6. Waliul Islam
  7. Mohammad Shahjahan
  8. Salman Fazlur Rahman
  9. Abdul Matin Chowdhury
  10. M.A. Awal
  11. Abdul Hai Sarker
  12. Tapan Chowdhury
  13. Mohammad Ali Khokon

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Spinners struggling for port congestion". The Daily Star. 21 September 2017. Retrieved 31 December 2017.
  2. ^ "Mitigating gas crisis in industries". The Financial Express. Retrieved 31 December 2017.
  3. ^ "Textile sector crying out for investment". The Daily Star. 27 September 2017. Retrieved 31 December 2017.
  4. ^ "BTMA re-elects Tapan Chowdhury as president". The Daily Star. 26 December 2016. Retrieved 31 December 2017.
  5. ^ a b "Bangladesh Textile Mills Association". niter.edu.bd. Retrieved 31 December 2017.
  6. ^ "Textile mills' machinery imports rise 54pc". The Daily Star. 24 August 2015. Retrieved 31 December 2017.
  7. ^ "Garment makers see 'conspiracy'". The Daily Star. 25 September 2013. Retrieved 31 December 2017.
  8. ^ "Board of Directors, BTMA".