Jul 24 2020


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The first Virtual Annual General Meeting (AGM) 2020 of the Bangladesh English Language Teachers Association (BELTA) was held on Friday, 24th July 2020 from 3.30 - 5.30 pm. 115 participants including BELTA Executive Committee members, chapter coordinators and general members from home and abroad joined the AGM. The meeting started on time with the welcome speech by BELTA, President Professor Dr. Rubina Khan. After the President’s welcome speech, the minutes of the last AGM were read out by Joint Secretary Ms. Adiba Murtaza, which was unanimously approved by the members. Later, General Secretary Mr. Nanda Kumar Bipul presented the Annual Report for January 2019 to December 2019. He gave a short description of the significant events that took place during this period. The chapter coordinators presented their reports one after another. Coordinators from Barisal, Chandpur, Chattogram, Chattogram South, Cox’s Bazar, Cumilla, Gazipur, Kushtia, Mymensingh, Narayanganj, Pabna, Panchagarh and Sylhet presented their respective chapter reports. Chapter coordinators in their presentations shared a summary of the activities they carried out last year and outlined their strategic plans for the next year. Most of the coordinators highlighted the importance of organizing more teacher development programs in their regions. After the chapter reports, Dr. Akhter Jahan, Treasurer, BELTA presented the Audited Annual Financial report for January 2019 to December 2019 and the Proposed Budget for 2020-2021. She also asked the general members for their approval of Ahmed Zakir and Sons as the Audit firm for 2020-2021 which was approved immediately. Quite a few issues were raised by some general members during the Q/A session and these were answered mostly by the BELTA office bearers. The most prominent ones were regarding increasing the number of teacher development programmes and participation of resource persons from Dhaka central in regional seminars and workshops. They were also interested to know about the new International conference date. The meeting ended with the Vote of Thanks delivered by BELTA Vice President Dr Naushaad Kabir.

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