IMCB celebrated International Consulting Day 2013 at National Press Club in Dhaka on 1st June and met the representatives of print and electronic media and a colorful program was organized on that day in presence of IMCB members.
IMCB conducted its 6th Post Graduate Diploma Course in Management Consulting (PgDMC) that significantly contributed to the skill development and capacity building of individuals who desire to pursue management consulting as a full time profession.
A Certificate Awarding Ceremony of the 6th PgDMC course was organized that was graced by His Excellency Ghulam Mohammed Quader, Minister for Commerce, Government of Bangladesh as Chief Guest and he distributed certificates among the 18 successful participants.
Recently, the President attended a three-day World Islamic Economic Forum held in London where he met His Excellency Honorable Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Mr. David Cameron.
Also, met His Excellency Honorable President of Afghanistan Mr. Hamid Karzai and briefed him about IMCB and proposed to bring a delegation of development experts from Bangladesh to Afghanistan to help support re-building Afghanistan.
Recently, the President of IMCB Mr. MZakir Hossain held a follow-up meeting with the Deputy Country Representative Mr.Stefan Ekeland and Focal Point of Private Sector Development Mr. Zillur Rahman of Asian Development Bank(ADB) and discussed on the possibility of collaborative programs with the Bank in several areas including skill development. The IMCB President requested ADB to consider IMCB as one of the stakeholders from the private sector in this effort and to involve the Institute on the national development agenda where the members of the Institute can contribute and thereby strengthen effort in alleviation of poverty in Bangladesh. IMCB Chairman Professor Dr. Rahim B. Talukdar and the President, Mr. M Zakir Hossain met Honorable Minister for Commerce, Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh Mr. Ghulam Mohammed Quaderabout the financial assistance from National Budget. The President of IMCB Mr. M Zakir Hossain, Mr. M A Kalam Majumder, Member of EC, Mr. Saiful Islam , Member of EC meet the Director (VAT) of National Board of Revenue(NBR) of Bangladesh for lobbing on reduced VAT on consulting services from 15 percent.