Omera LPG director Azam J Chowdhury and Beximco LPG chairman Shayan F Rahman have been reelected president and vice president respectively at LPG Operators Association of Bangladesh (Loab) for next two years.
The election was held earlier and approved on a virtual platform at the second annual general meeting of Loab, said a news release on Tuesday. All the members of the outgoing committee were reelected as members of the executive committee.
Loab represents the liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) sector while the platform aims to add value to the energy sector of the country through harnessing full potential of LPG promoting the compliance and safety practices.
Loab president Azam Chowdhury is chairman of East Coast Group, a diversified conglomerate engaged in this line of business for over three decades while Vice-president Shayan F Rahman is executive director at Beximco Group.
While expressing thanks to the members of the Loab, President Azam Chowdhury said the association will ensure strict compliance and development of LPG business representing the complete value chain in the country.
He said the LPG industry is a service sector and the people in LP gas business have obligation to ensure uninterrupted supply of LPG to the customers in any corners of the country at reasonable price
In his reaction, Beximco Group executive director Shyan Rahman said LPG will play a vital role in the future energy mix of Bangladesh and its use will be extended from cooking gas and auto gas to marine fuel and captive power generation.