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January 25, 2022 - Md. Kyser Hamid, Managing Director and CEO of Bangladesh Finance Limited and Rahel Ahmed, CEO of Nagad, exchanging document after signing an agreement at Bangladesh Finance head office in the capital on Monday. Under the deal, the finance company will be able to provide various digital transaction related services including opening of savings account and deposit collection, SME loan disbursement and repayable loan installment collection, factoring loan disbursement through ‘Nagad’ from now on. Senior officials from both companies were present.
January 24, 2022 - Sheikh Mohammad Salim Ullah, Financial Institutions Division’s Secretary of Finance Ministry, distributing blankets among cold-hit people at Motigonj of Sonagazi Upazilla in Feni district on Friday organized by Rupali Bank Limited. Mohammad Jahangir, DMD, Md Ismail Hossain Sheikh, GM of Cumilla Divisional Office of the Bank and local elites were present.
January 13, 2022 - Tk 600,000 of fish caught at once in Cox’s Bazar
January 13, 2022 - Jahangirnagar University observes 51st founding anniversary
January 12, 2022 - Rezaul made MD & CEO of upay
January 12, 2022 - ABM Mokammel Hoque Chowdhury, Managing Director of Union Bank Limited, distributing blankets among the helpless, sick and cool affected people in the capital recently. Other top officials of the bank were present.
January 12, 2022 - JQM Habibullah, DMD of Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited (IBBL) and Dr Enamul Hoque, Director Operation and COO of Epic Health Care Limited, exchanging document after signing an agreement recently at IBBL Chattogram Zone Office on Monday. Under thedeal, card-holders of the bank will now enjoy special discount in bill payment of the medical center. Top officials from both sides were present.
January 12, 2022 - Mofizur Rahman, Managing Director of Novoair Limited, celebrating its 9th anniversary through cutting a cake at its head office in the capital recently. Top officials of the company were present. 12 January 2022
January 1, 2022 - Sajedul Islam, Director of Aftab Automobiles Limited, presiding over its 41st AGM held through virtually on Thursday. The AGM approved 5% cash dividend and 5% stock dividend to all shareholders for the year ended 30 June 2021. Directors and a large number of shareholders of the company were present.
January 1, 2022 - M. Reazul Karim, Managing Director and CEO of Premier Bank Limited receiving the ‘Letter of Appreciation’ for the outstanding role in distributing 100% of Covid-19 CMSME Stimulus Package in the first phase from Bangladesh Bank Governor Fazle Kabir at the bankers’ meeting held at BB’s head office in the capital on Tuesday.
December 26, 2021 - Rangpur region to produce 63,661 tons of wheat BSS
December 26, 2021 - Climate vulnerable agricultural sectors
December 26, 2021 - Promising new cotton variety may cut Bangladesh’s import dependency
December 26, 2021 - Jessore’s date juice industry in jeopardy
December 26, 2021 - Brac Bank wins 4 prizes at South Asian Business Excellence Awards 2021
December 26, 2021 - REHAB Winter Fair 2021: Plots, flats beyond reach of middle-class
December 26, 2021 - Bangladeshi scientists unveil full genome sequence of salinity and flood tolerant rice
December 18, 2021 - Md Saiful made MCCI president
December 18, 2021 - ICAB gets new body
December 18, 2021 - PM witnesses enthralling cultural show on V-Day and Mujib Borsha celebrations
December 17, 2021 - Brac Bank reappoints Selim RF Hussain as MD, CEO
December 17, 2021 - Bangladesh Bank appoints new executive director
December 16, 2021 - BLRI develops new variety of chicken
December 16, 2021 - 12th International Poultry Show and Seminar will be held in the first week of March 2023
December 14, 2021 - Sheraton appoints Ahmed as Director of Event Management
December 14, 2021 - Marching forward towards a Digital Bangladesh
December 14, 2021 - Finance minister asks taxmen not to exert excessive pressure on taxpayers
December 12, 2021 - Nagad introduces new technological advancement for mobile payments
December 12, 2021 - Md Masud Biswas, newly appointed head of Bangladesh Financial Intelligence Unit (BFIU), pays homage to the portrait of Bangabondhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman with flowers at Tungipara in Gopalganj on Friday. Other senior officials of BFIU were present.
Dr. Belal Husain Joy, Barrister-at-Law & Chairperson, Bangladesh Institute of Legal Advancements (BILA)

Dr. Belal Husain Joy, Barrister-at-Law & Chairperson, Bangladesh Institute of Legal Advancements (BILA)

Dr. Belal Husain Joy (56) is a practicing Barrister at the Supreme Court of Bangladesh by profession; a Researcher, Professor of Law and social thinker by aptitude; and a man of independent views and ideas; devotes himself in socio-economic, legal and political development and promoting positive image of Bangladesh internationally. He made active contributions in Legal Capacity Building; Creating awareness among citizens on Constitutional Duties & Responsibilities and Rights & Obligations; and Introducing ADR in Resolving Civil & Criminal Disputes & Litigations through Research, Education, Training and Publications under the auspices of the Bangladesh Institute of Legal Advancements [BILA].

Dr. Joy’s professional credentials include: Professor of Law, IBAIS University, Dhaka, Bangladesh; an Arbitrator, trained from the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, UK; a Mediator, International Conference of Mediation for Justice, Paris, France; formerly, Director, London International Business School, London, UK; Chief Executive, Historic Bangladesh Centre, London, UK; Director, Tower Hamlets Training Forum, London, UK; and  Director of Sales & Marketing, Pan Pacific Sonargaon Hotel, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Dr. Joy is a Hons. Graduate in Hotel Management from Ireland; Certificated in Personnel Administration from USA; an MBA [Thesis: Management Actions] and PhD [Dissertation: An Empirical Investigation on Management Deficiencies and Development of Management Skills Training] from USA; an MA in Legal Studies from UK;  and a Barrister-at-Law from the Hon’ble Society of Lincoln’s Inn, UK.

Dr Joy has10 Books published including ‘Hospitality Bangladesh’ – A Tourist and Investment Guide (1987-97); Pictorial Bangladesh Liberation Struggle ’71 – A Historical War Document (1993); Pictorial Biography of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman – A Historical Profile (1995); Co-Editor: Commemorative Volume of Bangladesh Independence – Silver Jubilee Publication –  UK based. (1997); ICON EKUSHEY – International Mother Language Day (2004); ivûMÖv‡m evsjv‡`k  (1993); we‡j‡Z evsjv‡`kx †i‡¯Íviv (1994); evOvjxi wek¦ weRq – A book on The International Mother Language Day (2001); LAW MANAGEMENT SKILLS – An Approach to Legal Capacity Building (Published in 2005); CONSTITUTIONAL HISTORY OF BANGLADESH : Comments on Contemporary Political Crisis & Leading Case-Laws(Published in 2008); Judicial Mediation Mechanism – A Bangladesh Model (Forthcoming); The Politics and The Constitution of Bangladesh (Forthcoming).

Dr Joy has written more than 25 Law Articles & Research Papers including: [01] Law Management Skills: An Approach to Legal Capacity Building; [02] Road Map for Effective Parliament; [03] Right to Life & Food Adulteration; [04] Contempt of Court versus politics of the Police: Who will protect the public when the police violate the law?; [05] Clean Candidates for Effective Parliament; [06] The politics of law and legal profession in Bangladesh; [07] Right to Information: Road to Good Governance; [08] Right to Privacy vs Telecom Interception; [09] JUSTICE FOR ALL : Development of ADR in Bangladesh; [10] Relationship between Bar and Bench; [11] The Third Eye:  In Defense of the Constitution; [12] Curbing Corruption – Facts, figures and laws; [13] Local Governments in Local Hands – Participatory Democratic Approach; [14] Politics and the Constitution of Bangladesh; [15] Appraisal of the Bangladesh Attorney Service Ordinance 2008; [16] Protection of Lawyers; [17] Mediation Mechanism – A Bangladesh Model; [18] Medical Law. In addition, another 10 Management Research papers published. He was awarded for legal research in 2007: Mother Teresa International Gold Award, Dhaka; and in 2008: Dhara Sher-e-Bangla Podok, Dhaka.

Dr Joy has attended a good number seminars, didactics and conferences including most recent ones: 2007: Rule of Law, International Jurists Conference, Delhi, India; 2008: Rule of Law, Law-Asia, Kualalampur, Malaysia; 2009: Rights and Duties, International Jurists Conference, London, UK; 2009: Judicial Mediation, International Conference of Mediation for Justice, Paris, France; 2010: Mediation Mechanism for Lawyers, Bangladesh Institute of Legal Advancements, Dhaka, Bangladesh. And extensively travelled to USA, Canada, UK, Republic of Ireland, Singapore, India, France, Germany, Holland, Switzerland, Belgium, Italy, San Marino, Russia, Thailand, Spain, Abu Dhabi, Sweden, Saudi Arabia, Malaysia, China and a good number of other international destinations; presenting keynotes on socio-economic and political issues; representing Bangladesh in cultural shows and promoting positive image of Bangladesh internationally.

Dr Joy is committed to equality and social justice and has always been advocating for Human Rights and represented more than a dozen of VSOs/NGOs in Bangladesh & UK as management committee members & trustees, with life memberships of the Bangla Academy, Dhaka and the Friends of Bangladesh, London; also making contributions in national and international arena as Chairperson, Bangladesh Institute of Legal Advancements [BILA], Dhaka. Bangladesh; Member, Association of International Jurists, Delhi, India; Member, Asia Pacific Lawyers Association, Sydney, Australia; Director, International Conference of Mediation for Justice, Paris, France.

Dr Joy was interviewed by the Channel 4 TV (Training issues), BBC1 TV (Bangladesh Floods), BBC News 24 (Indo-Bangla Businesses in UK), Bangla TV (Hospitality Industry UK), STV (Legal Issues) and by the Sunrise Radio and Spectrum Radio as a writer and researcher of books on Bangladesh. He was also interviewed by BBC Radio, GLR, Radio Asia, Grove Community Radio on various ethnic minority issues of Great Britain, and in Bangladesh by RTV (Legal and Industrial Disputes); and edited, ‘Bangladesh Abroad’, a monthly magazine, published from UK for more than a year.

Dr Joy appeared in the Asian WHO IS WHO INTERNATIONAL in 1998 and Asians in the Millennium 2000, UK. He is married to Sultana Joy, a Management Consultant in UK and father of a son Sami Joy.

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