BCCI hosts 63RD Executive Committee Meeting of SAARC CCI

The 63rd Executive Committee meeting of SAARC CCI was held in Paro, Bhutan on 24th July 2015 headed by Acting President Mr. Suraj Vaidya. The meeting was hosted by Bhutan Chambers of Commerce & Industry (BCCI). Executive members of SAARC CCI and was attended by representatives of National Chambers / Federations from Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka in addition to participation of Mr. Ahmed Mujuthaba, Former Senior Vice President of SAARC CCI from Maldives.

Mr. Karma Lotey, Vice President (Bhutan), Mr. Dasho Ugen Tsechup Dorji, Former President, Mr. Suraj Vaidya, Acting President, Mr. Iqbal Tabish, Secretary General and Mr. Iftikhar Ali Malik, Vice President, (Pakistan) of SAARC CCI.

The meeting commenced with welcome remarks from Mr. Dasho Ugen Tshechup Dorji, Former President, SAARC CCI and President BCCI extended warm welcome to the hon’ble members while requesting them to observe one minutes silence to express sympathy to the peoples of Nepal suffered during earthquake.

The major agenda items discussed during the meeting includes amendments in SAARC CCI constitution, criteria for SAARC CCI membership, approval of SAARC CCI annual budget and formation of SAARC Chamber Disaster management fund, presentation on SAARC TPN b y GIZ etc;

Prior to that, Acting President held a separate meeting with vice presidents in presence and one representatives from other each country and thoroughly discuss the constitution in view of the recommendations of the Constitutional review Committee chaired by Mr. Zubair A. Malik. The meeting proposed that the constitution needed review by member organizations and after inclusion of their feedback be presented again in the forthcoming Executive Committee Meeting.

(L-R) Mr. B K Bajoria, EC Member (India), Mr. Goutam Ghoush, Head South Asian Division, FICCI and Mrs. Raksha Dhawan, General Manager, Corporate Strategy, Sun Group International.
Mr. Suraj Vaidya, Acting President, SAARC CCI

(Mr. Iqbal Tabish, Secretary General and Mr. Iftikhar Ali Malik, Vice President, SAARC CCI (Pakistan).

Mr. Subodh Kumar, Executives Programmes, FNF Regional Directorate, Mr. Shafquat Haider, EC Member (Bangladesh).

Mr. Chen Chen Dorji, VP, BCCI & EC Member, SAARC CCI (Bhutan) and Phub Tshering Secretary General, BCCI

(L-R) Mr. Ahmed Mujthaba, Former Snr. Vice President, SAARC CCI and Mr. Ajith D Perera, SG, FCCISL.

Mr. Hameed Akhtar Chadda,  Mr. Fazal Elahi and Mr. Zubair Ahmed Malik, EC Member of SAARC CCI from Pakistan.

(L-R) Mr. R.B Rauniar, EC Member (Nepal), Mr. Pervaiz Lala, General Assembly Member (Pakistan).   

(L-R) Mr. Gyanendra Lal Pradhan, Mr. Rajendra Man Sherchan, Executive Committee Member of SAARC CCI from Nepal and Mr. Ashok Kumar Baidya,  Member, FNCCI.

Mr. Suman Chakraborty, General Manager,Kirloskar Brothers Limited and Member Confederation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry.

Women Entrepreneurs and members of Federation of Nepal Chambers of Commerce & Industry

Mr. Gerald Duda, the Program Manager of GIZ made a presentation during SAARC CCI Executive Committee Meeting.

(L-R) Mrs. Aum Thinley Lham member, BCCI and Mrs. Shaista Pervaiz Malik, Chairperson, SCWEC.

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