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M Q Syed appointed Chair at United Nations Conference on Trade and Development programme
Monday August 8, 2016 7:47 PM, News Network

MQ Syed
[M Q Syed (Left) being felicitated in a recent program held in Mumbai. (File Photo)]

Syed Quaim, Executive President of Imamia Chamber of Commerce and Industry who is widely known as M. Q. Syed, has been appointed Chair at the United Nations’ Entrepreneurship programme in India, Empretec, at Imamia Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

“We are honored to invite M Q Syed as Chair of the UNCTAD-Empretec Programme in India", said Dezider Stefunko, the UNCTAD-Empretec Coordinator for Asia & Europe Enterprise Branch, Division on Investment and Enterprise UNCTAD.

Empretec is the flagship entrepreneurship-development programme of the United Nations, managed by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD).

According to Arnab Chakrabortty, National Director, UNCTAD-Empretec Programme for India, in keeping with the UN’s guidelines and best practices, Empretec has expanded to thirty seven countries, trained about five lac entrepreneurs, intrapreneurs and stakeholders since it’s formation in 1988.

“NCTAD-Empretec programme is being installed in India following its welcoming in the country by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Government of India", Arnab said.

Other distinguished chairs on this programme in India includes following names.

Col Vipin K Patpatia- Director General of Resettlement, Ministry of Defence, Government of India, Sujith Haridas- Deputy Director General, Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), Biswajit Roy -Executive Director (HR), Indian Oil Corporation Limited, Rahul Priyadarshi - DGM, Small Industries Development Bank of India, Fr S. Xavier, St. Xaviers' College, Kolkata and Prabodh Thakker – The President of Indian Merchants' Chamber.

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