Ali Hydari- CEO and Chairman of the Board
Ali Hydari is the Chairman and CEO of the Canadian Educational Institute of Technology (CEIT) in South East Asia
Hydari was born in Bangladesh in September 1957; studied law under University of Dhaka for 2 years, then came to Canada in 1983.
In 1987, he launched a supermarket business in Montreal. At the same time he was involved with importing readymade garments products from Bangladesh to Canada and exporting machinery such as kitchen equipment, laundry system and water purification system to Bangladesh.
Hydari’s significant achievement is Canada Bangladesh Trade Promotion Centre-CBTPC (www.tradepromotion.ca), a Canada based Non-Profit organization, working since 1998 to promote better relations between Canada and Bangladesh through Trade and Cultural Activities. The CBTPC is promoting bilateral trade of products and services between Canada and Bangladesh. In recent years CBTPC has organized Trade Shows both in Canada and Bangladesh, and has helped to secure funding through the Canadian Government for projects in Bangladesh. Hydari is the Chairman of CBTPC and is working as one of the Founder Directors of the organization.
Another initiative by Hydari is Canadian Showcase which is promotes Canadian products and services to Bangladesh since 1998 by organizing different local and international events both in Canada and Bangladesh. He is the Managing Director of this company and giving his valuable services to achieve organizational objectives.
Moreover, Hydari is involved with Canada-Bangladesh Water Technology as Chief Advisor under the technical supervision of General Electric (GE), where this project is doing business in Bangladesh as a GE authorized distributor. The mission of this project is to provide safe drinking water to different stakeholders and building community awareness to have pure drinking water in Bangladesh. Recently Canada-Bangladesh Water Technology has organized an international conference on ‘Safe Water for Bangladesh’ on March 06, 2011 in Dhaka, Bangladesh under the banner of CBTPC, where ministers of the Bangladesh government, high ranking officials from the local government, the High Commissioner of Canada in Bangladesh and other national and international experts attended the Conference to share their ideas.
Hydari is also socially & politically well-connected both in Canada and Bangladesh. He is involved with lobbing of several issues with the Canadian government to help Bangladesh with social, economic and technical growth.