Commerce Ministry’s Senior Secretary Tapan Kanti Ghosh said on Saturday that the country’s Company Act needs to be amended and modernized in line with the global perspective for sustainable financial growth.
The Company Act has been amended in 1994, which needs to be more up-to-date in the perspective to adopt so many changes in the global economy and trading system, he said.
The commerce secretary came up with remarks while addressing as the chief guest in the opening session at journalists workshop titled “Investigative Journalism on Company Reporting”, held at ERF Auditorium on Saturday.
In order to develop skilled of economic reporters, the program was jointly organized by Management and Resources Development Initiative (MRDI) and Economic Reporters’ Forum (ERF).
The four-part workshop was chaired by ERF President Sharmeen Rinvy. Barrister Nihad Kabir, chairperson BUILD (Business Initiative Leading Development) and former president of Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce (MCCI), Shahidul Islam CFA former president CFA Society Bangladesh, Shafiqul Alam, bureau chief of Agency France Press (AFP), Hasibur Rahman, Executive Director MRDI, among others, spoke in the function. ERF secretary SM Rashidul Islam Moderated the program.
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