Dhaka, Oct 31 (bdnews24.com) — Bangladesh Knitwear Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BKMEA) and Narayanganj Chamber of Commerce and Industry (NCCI) have greeted Selina Hayat Ivy on her landslide victory in the elections to the newly-formed Narayanganj City Corporation (NCC).
A BKMEA press statement on Monday said its president A K M Selim Osman, also president of NCCI, its standing council and all businessmen have extended their greetings.
Selim said he believes that under Ivy's leadership, the pace of development of the new city corporation would get accelerated.
"I also hope that she will work for the development of Narayanganj by bringing about a synergy among the businessmen community, society and administration."
Selim, also elder brother of the Awami League-backed mayoral contender Shamim Osman, assured of all sorts of assistance on behalf of the businessmen community.
Selina Hayat Ivy won the mayoral polls on Sunday, defeating her rival nearest Shamim by a margin of 101,343 votes.
In the prestigious battle of ballots, Ivy, vice-president of Narayanganj city AL, polled 180,048 votes to Shamim's 78,705 votes.