The present Pasha-Munim committee has again retained the leadership of Bangladesh Caterers Association, the organisation which represents the Bangladeshi restaurateurs in the UK. The panel was elected without any contestants. The newly elected committee emphasised that they will continue their hard work towards the alleviation of struggles and problems that the curry industry is facing now.
Election Commissioner Mahmud Hasan MBE declared the 103 members committee officially on Sunday 25 January.
The speakers said that BCA was highly active in order to bring more development and reduce problems suffered by the curry industry. To solve current crisis, BCA has been working with All Party Parliamentary Groups in House of Commons and continuing their lobbying to reduce VAT, working with Home Office to stop immigration raids during peak hours. Pasha Khandaker, the newly elected president insisted that the organisation will continue their hard work in coming years.
He also urged the restaurant owner to fix an acceptable price for their dishes.
General Secretary M A Munim expressed his sincere gratitude to all members and emphasised the importance of solidarity of this organisation.
The newly elected leadership included President Nur-Ur Rahman Pasha Khandaker (Pasha), General Secretary M A Munim, Chief Treasurer Abdul Malik and Joint Cheif Treasurers Mitu Chowdhury and Siraz Uddin Ahmed.