BALID 23rd Annual General Meeting (AGM) held

Md. Ahasan Habib

December 9, 2021

23rd Annual General Meeting (AGM) of Bangladesh Association of Librarians, Information Scientists and Documentalists (BALID) was held on 27th November 2021 at Shahid Munir Chowdhury Conference Room, TSC, the University of Dhaka.
A. K. M. Nurul Alam (Apu), Joint Secretary General, BALID presented 22nd AGM minutes. The activities Report of BALID for 2018-2021 was introduced by Md. Humayun Kabir, Secretary-General, BALID. Mr Md. Ahasan Habib, Finance Secretary, BALID, presented the budget for 2022-2023. The AGM participants endorsed the Report and budget.Professor Dr S. M. Mannan, Dept. of Information Science & Library Management (ISLM), University of Dhaka, was present in the program as the special guest. A total of eleven library professionals were awarded by “BALID Honour” for their significant contributions to the LIS profession.

In the second part of the meeting, a vote for electing the new executive committee members for 2022-2023 was held. Md. Hossam Haider Chowdhury, Librarian, the Independent University of Bangladesh, was elected as the Chairman while Mr Sasanka Kumar Singha Joint-Director, Bangladesh Bank, was elected as the Secretary-General
of BALD.
Other elected committee members of BALID are as follows:
AKM Mofizur Rahman, Former ED, Community Development Library(CDL)

Ms Razina Akhtar, Librarian, Bangladesh Shishu Academy

Mr Md. Humayun Kabir, Deputy Librarian, Independent University Bangladesh.
Joint Secretary-General
Mr A.K.M. Nurul Alam (Apu), Deputy Director, Bangladesh bank Library
Finance Secretary
Mr Md. Fazlul Karim, Assistant Librarian, Bangladesh Open University
Publications and Public Relations Secretary

Md. Atiqur Rahman (Khokon)
Establishment Secretary
Mr Kazi Farhad Noman, Deputy Librarian, BGMEA University of Fashion and Technology
Research and Development Secretary
Md. Ahasan Habib, Assistant Librarian, Islamic University of Technology(IUT)


  • Ms Hazera Rahman, Librarian, BGMEA University of Fashion and Technology
  • Dr. Md. Mostafizur Rahman, Professor and Head Department of ISLM, Royal University of Dhaka
  • Dr. Md. Zahid Hossain Shoeb, University Librarian, North South University
  • Dr. Md. Zillur Rahman, Librarian, Ahsanullah University of Science and Technology
  • Ms Sabia Khondoker, Librarian, Shishu Hospital, Dhaka
  • Nasima Akter Rita, Librarian, Election Commission Dhaka
  • Md. Iltutmish, Librarian, Polli Karmosongsthan Foundation (PKSF)

The Chairman thanked members for their attendance in the AGM.