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).
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
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.
Chittagong Chamber of Commerce & Industry (CCCI) is the largest
and most vibrant Chamber of Bangladesh. This pioneer Chamber of
the country’s 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.
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
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. UCEP’s success
has enabled it to be listed twice in the UN ESCAP's "Compendium
of Centers of Excellence in HRD Research and Training".