[THE TIMES OF INDIA] BUSINESSMAN FROM ASSAM WINS ASEAN AWARD

[THE TIMES OF INDIA] BUSINESSMAN FROM ASSAM WINS ASEAN AWARD

GUWAHATI: State-based businessman Habib Mohammad Chowdhury has won the ASEAN-India Emerging Entrepreneur award in Malaysia at the ASEAN-India Conference.

To commemorate its 25th anniversary, the ASEAN-India Business Council (AIBC) organized the ASEAN-India BizTech Expo and Conference in collaboration with the Federation of the Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FICCI). The conference was held in Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia with the theme ‘Bridging Borders Through Business’.

 “I feel exceptionally blessed. Receiving this award has only made me more determined and motivated to accomplish my set goals,” said Chowdhury, who was born and brought up in Assam’s Hojai.
 
Chowdhury is now settled in Laos. He is the founder-chairman of the HSMM Group of Companies in Laos, which has emerged as the largest agarwood and agar-based product’s company in southeast Asia.

 
Over the years, the governments of ASEAN and India have taken concrete measures to strengthen economic relations, especially the establishment of the ASEAN-India Free Trade Area.

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