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  20 Jun 2024, 17:00

Raimah Chowdhury recognised as global youth leader

DHAKA, June 20, 2024 (BSS) - Raimah Chowdhury, the managing director of HR Lines Limited, has been recognised as a 2024 Global Youth Leader by the prestigious World Eco-Design Conference.

 
The award ceremony was held recently at Vienna International Centre, United Nations Headquarters, in Austria during the '2024 World Eco-Design Conference: Designing for Sustainable Development', a press release said.

Raimah Chowdhury is the daughter of Environment Minister Saber Hossain Chowdhury.

UN consultative NGO, World Eco-Design Conference stated that Raimah Chowdhury, the managing director of HR Lines Limited, a Karnaphuli company, the only owner and operator of ocean going container vessels under Bangladesh flag, has been conferred with the award for her outstanding work with the Women's International Shipping and Trading Association (WISTA) as its executive member for Asia and the founder president of its Bangladesh chapter.

When asked about Raimah Chowdhury's recognition as a 2024 Global Youth Leader by the World Eco-Design Conference, Environment Minister Saber Hossain Chowdhury in his office today said this recognition underscored her commitment to integrating environmental and sustainability considerations into operations, promoting a greener future for maritime sector and ushering new horizons for women in shipping and logistics.

"This is at sync with Bangladesh's global leadership in environmental stewardship," he added.

 

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