The 25th Annual General Meeting of 

the National Council of YMCAs of Bangladesh


The 25th Annual General Meeting of the National Council of YMCAs of Bangladesh took place on 15th February 2002 at the Auditorium of the Caritas NFP Center, Mirpur Dhaka. 

The meeting started with a devotion lead by    Rev. Birbal Halder, Chaplain, St. Andrews Seminary, Dhaka. 

The President of the National Council of YMCAs of Bangladesh Mr. Babu Markus Gomes inaugurated the Meeting with his inaugural speech. Then the National General Secretary  Mr. Duncan Chowdhury  presented the Annual Report of the Organization for the year 2000- 2001. The Honorary Treasurer Mr. Moshi Mondol presented the Audited Final Accounts of the organization  for the year 2000 - 2002, The Revised Budgets for the year 2001 - 2002 and Projected Budget for the year 2002- 2003. These were unanimously accepted. 

The final segment of the Meeting was election of Office Bearers for the next tenure. Mr. Babu Markus Gomes representing Dhaka YMCA was unanimously re-elected as the President of the Organization, while Mr. Dilip Marandi, representing Bogra YMCA,  Mr. Thomas Bijon Sarker representing Savar YMCA and Mr. Noel Gonsalves, representing Chittagong YMCA were elected as the Vice Presidents of the Organization. Mr. Rup Chand Baroi, representing Barisal YMCA was elected as the Honorary Treasurer for the next tenure. The newly elected Executive Committee was accepted amidst applause. We take this opportunity to congratulate them all.

About 49 delegates from the 11 constituent local YMCAs were present at the meeting. Most of the Presidents and General Secretaries of the local YMCAs were also present at the meeting. The meeting ended in the evening with high expectations to continue to work accomplishing the mission of the YMCA in the days to come.

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