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. It carries out research on the Textile Industry in Bangladesh. Tapan Chowdhury, the Chairman of Square Group, is the president of the trade association.
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. Its certificate is necessary for the import of textile machines in Bangladesh. 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. It established the National Institute of Textile Engineering and Research (NITER) in partnership with the Ministry of Textiles and Jute.
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:
- Mohammad Ali Khokon - President
- Alamgir Shamsul Alamin - Vice President
- Abdullah Al Mamun - Vice President
- Abdullah Al Mahmud - Vice President
- Shafiqul Islam Sarker - Director
- Md. Mosharaf Hossain - Director
- Md. Badsha Mia - Director
- B. M. Shoeb - Director
- Shahid Alam - Director
- Masud Rana - Director
- M. Solaiman - Director
- Engr. Syed Ishtiaq Ahmed - Director
- Syed Enayet Kabir - Director
- Ahmed Shahryar - Director
- Estahak Ahmed Shaikat - Director
- Md. Ruhul Amin - Director
- Monalisa Mannan - Director
- Salman A Rahman - Director
- Alhaj Md. Akther Hossain - Director
- Md. Saleudh Zaman Khan - Director
- M. Hafizur Rahman Khan - Director
- Md. Khayer Mia - Director
- Md. Razzakul Hossen - Director
- Md. Kawser Hossain - Director
- Shams Mahmud - Director
- Md. Azahar Khan - Director
- Rashidul Hasan Rinto - Director
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