Bangladesh-Malaysia Chamber of Commerce & Industry (BMCCI) is an independent non-profit service oriented organization that promotes leadership, strategic thinking and bilateral business partnerships.

BMCCI's objectives are to encourage two way trade and investment, recognizing that Bangladesh and Malaysia represent gateways to their respective regions; SAARC and ASEAN; to encourage co-operation between Bangladesh and Malaysian Private and public sector companies in third country business opportunities ; to closely interact and develop synergy with other Chambers particularly in South East Asia in pursuant of its objectives; to elicit the support of the Governments of Bangladesh and Malaysia in furtherance of its objectives ; and to strive towards the gradual realization of South East Asian Co-operation (SEACO).

The Board of Investment (BOI) was established by the Investment Board Act of 1989 to promote and facilitate investment in the private sector both from domestic and overseas sources with a view to contribute to the socio-economic development of Bangladesh. BOI is headed by the Prime Minister and is a part of the Prime Minister's Office. Its membership includes representatives (at the highest level) of the relevant ministries - industry, finance, planning, textiles,foreign, commerce, telecommunications, energy, power, science and information & communication technology, as well as the Governor of the Bangladesh Bank and Presidents of FBCCI and BCI.

The objective of BOI is to encourage and promote investment in the private sector both from domestic and overseas sources; and to provide necessary facilities and assistance in the establishment of industrial setup, towards the sustainable socio-economic development of Bangladesh.


The Chittagong Chamber of Commerce & Industry (CCCI) is the largest and most vibrant Chamber of Bangladesh. This pioneer Chamber of the countryís inception was in 1959 and incorporated by Registrar of Joint Stock Company under the legal clout of Companies Act, VII of 1913 on 6th July 1963. Like other Chambers, it consists of firms, companies and corporate bodies engaged in trade, commerce, industry, agriculture, manufacturing etc.

The Chamber represents the prime maritime port city and commercial capital of the country, endowed with the country's biggest industrial base and highest business activities. The basic objective of Chittagong Chamber is to promote and protect the trade, commerce & industry of Bangladesh in general and those of Chittagong in particular, and also to enable the government and other authorities to perform these functions by rendering assistance, information and advice.

Underprivileged Childrens Educational Programs (UCEP)-Bangladesh is a leading national NGO working with the distressed urban working children. Starting in 1972 at the Dhaka University premises with only 60 students, it is now a hub of around 26 thousand working children striving to inculcate marketable skills and provide employment support service through general education and vocational training in close collaboration with industries and workshops throughout Bangladesh.

The main objective of the UCEP programs is to improve the socio-economic status of the urban poor and support industrial growth by generating skilled/semi-skilled manpower. UCEP has global reputation for its unique model of human resource development. UCEPís success has enabled it to be listed twice in the UN ESCAP's "Compendium of Centers of Excellence in HRD Research and Training".
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