Tuesday, May 17

Biman board reconstituted: Enamul Bari new chairman



The board of Biman Bangladesh Airlines has been reconstituted with former Air Force chief Air Marshal (retd) Muhammad Enamul Bari as its new chairman.

The 13-member Biman board has been reconstituted in light of the Bangladesh Biman Corporation (Amendment) Ordinance, 2007, the Company Act, 1994 and Article of Association of Biman Bangladesh Airlines Limited, said an official at the Civil Aviation and Tourism Ministry on Tuesday.

Bari replaced former Chief of Air Staff Air Marshal Jamal Uddin Ahmed who was appointed in 2009.

Senior Secretary, Finance Division Mahbub Ahmed, Prime Minister’s Office Secretary Suraiya Begum, Civil Aviation and Tourism Ministry Secretary SM Ghulam Farooque, former secretary M Nazrul Islam Khan (on PRL), BGMEA President M Siddiqur Rahman, barrister Tanjib-ul Alam and Noor-E-Khoda Abdul Mobin FCA are among the reconstituted board members.

The board has been recast for the overall development of Biman and to bring pace in operational activities.

“The new board will bring in a new bright dawn for Biman, Civil Aviation and Tourism Minister Rashed Khan Menon was quoted, in a media release, as saying.

He said Biman will be established as symbol of goodwill and dignity in the world and Biman will be ‘Meghdoot’ of Bangladesh.