Chemistry International
Vol. 21, No.1, January 1999

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Chemistry International
Vol. 21, No. 1
January 1999


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New Officers of the Bangladesh Chemical Society

The 21st Annual Conference of the Bangladesh Chemical Society was held 22-24 October 1998 at Bangladesh Chemical Industries Corporation, BCCI Auditorium, Dhaka. Sheikh Hasina, the Honorable Prime Minister, Government of the People's Republic of Bangladesh, was present as the Chief Guest in the inaugural session. The theme for the symposium of this conference was "The Impact of Free Market Economy on the Industrialization of Bangladesh." More than 500 chemists from different universities, industries, research organizations, and educational institutions attended the conference.

Researchers from different organizations presented their papers in six technical sessions, all of which were well attended. An Executive Committee consisting of 22 members was elected for two-year terms, which assumed office from 2 November 1998.

Executive Committee of the Bangladesh Chemical Society

  • President: Professor S. Z. Haider
  • Vice-President: Mr. A. S. Salah Uddin Ahmed and Mr. Md. Shafiqur Rahman
  • Treasurer: Dr. Akhtar Uddin Ahmed
  • General Secretary: Professor Jasim Uddin Ahmad
  • Joint Secretary: Dr. Tofail Ahmad Chowdhury & Mr. Md. Shafiqul Islam
  • Publicity Secretary: Mr. Md. Masuder Rahman
  • Organizing Secretary: Mr. Md. Sanowar Hossain Mondal
  • Social Welfare Secretary: Capt. (Retd.) A. B. M. Nowsher Alam

Members: Mr. Abu Hayder Ahmed Naser, Dr. Mobarak Ali Akand, D. M. Ali Hossain, D. Md. Mominul Huque, Mr. Kazi Saidul Haque, Mr. Md. Abdul Aziz Mollah, Mr. Md. Abdus Samad, Mr. Md. Ashraf Hossain, Mr. Md. Nurul Islam, Prof. A.. M. Shafiqul Alam, Prof. Mesbahuddin Ahmad, Prof. (Mrs.) Tajmeri S. A. Islam.





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