Mr. Annisul Huq, founding chairman of Mohammadi Group, was born in Noakhali, Bangladesh on 27 September in 1952 who was also the first & former Mayor of the Dhaka North City Corporation, after being elected in April 2015.
Mr. Huq established his own business in 1986 and is the chairman of nine export-oriented organizations under the trade name of “Mohammadi Group” which directly employs approximately 10,000 individuals in solely the RMG sector. In addition to the export of ready-made garments, the group has a real estate division, two IT companies, a power generation company that directly contributes to the national grid and a distribution company that represents multiple foreign television channels. Also, the Group has launched an independent TV Channel named Nagorik TV.
Mr. Huq is the only Bangladeshi who represented so high profile local and international trade organizations. He served below mentioned major apex trade bodies in Bangladesh:
Former President: SAARC Chamber of Commerce and Industries (SAARC CCI), 2010 – 2012.
Former President: Federation of Bangladesh Chamber of Commerce and Industries (FBCCI), 2008 – 2010.
Former President: Bangladesh Garments Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA), 2005 – 2006
Mr. Huq was the Former President of the SAARC (South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation) Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the apex trade body of South Asia, representing the Federations/National Chambers of commerce of all South Asian countries comprising Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka, focusing on trade and investment facilitation at a multilateral level in the region, encouraging employment, economic empowerment of women, developing young entrepreneurs, stressing on poverty reduction, and prioritizing people to people connectivity.