Alhajj Khalilur Rahman and Alhajj Liakat Ali Chowdhury have been elected as Chairman and Vice-Chairman of AIBL Capital Market Servises Limited, a subsidiary company of Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd., respectively. They were elected unanimously in the 41st meeting of the Board held on 18 February2017.
Chairman Alhajj Khalilur Rahman is one of the leading businessmen and Commercially Important Person (CIP) of Bangladesh. He is the Group Chairman of KDS Group, a leading industrial group of the country. In the begining KDS Group was involved in Garments Industries business.Currently they expantions their business in verious sector like Embroidery, Apparels,Textile,Washing, Exesories, Paekaging, Printing, CNG, Steel, Steel accessories, IT, Logistics, Bank and Insurance.
Alhajj Khalilur Rahman is the President of Chittagong Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce and Industries, He is the Director of Pragati Insurance Ltd. and National Bank Ltd., Vice President of Bangladesh Inland Container Depot Association (BICDA). He is also is a sponsor shareholder of Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited, Social Islami Bank Limited, Northern General Insurance Ltd. & member of Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FBCCI) & International Business Forum of Bangladesh (IBFB).
Besides being an industrialist Alhajj Khalilur Rahman is a devotee of education. He has constituted Khalilur Rahman Education Complex at his hometown Patiya to spread education. The complex consists Khalilur Rahman Mohila College, Khalilur Rahman Girls’ High School & Khalilur Rahman Shishu Niketon (Kinder Garten) & Khalilur Rahman Cultural Academy. Besides this he is the founder Chairman of Southern University Bangladesh.
As an Industrialist, Businessman and Entrepreneur, he achieved a good numbers of awards in different categories. He achieved President Gold Trophy for High Export of Ready Made Garments 9 (nine) times and several other awards from USA, Spain, Canada and UK. He also achieved Golden Awards From Unesco Academic Development Project, Mother Teresa Humanrights Gold Award 2014 By Bangladesh Information & Humanrights Foundation and “Ekushey Padak 2015” From Chittagong City Corporation.
Vice Chairman Alhajj Liakat Ali Chowdhury hailed from a respectable Muslim family of Chittagong. He is involved in shipp-breaking business. He is the Managing Director of Bangladesh Ship Ltd and O.L.& M. Builders (Pvt.) Ltd. He also is the Managing Partner of Asadi Steel Enterprise and Jamuna Ship Breakers and proprietor of Regal Oxygen. Alhajj Liakat Ali Chowdhury is founder director of Chittagong Metropoliton Chamber of Commerce & Industries and Southern University Bangladesh. He is a life-time member of Bhatiary Golf and Country Club. Besides, Alhajj Liakat Ali Chowdhury is involved in numerous social and philathrophic activities.