Awards - MR. M. A. MUNIM


Huge congratulations to BCA president MA Munim Bhai for the prestigious honour award OBE from Buckingham Palace. It’s an amazing achievement for the industry, the British Bangladesh community, and especially the BCA.


We are delighted to inform you that Our BCA president MA Munim got the prestigious honour award OBE from Buckingham Palace. It’s an amazing achievement for the industry, British Bangladesh community and especially the BCA.



University in Sylhet

Establishment of the Sylhet Division

he played a leading role in the establishment of the Sylhet Division and a University in Sylhet.


Established successful businesses

Early in 1982, Abdul Munim went to Saudi Arabia where he established successful businesses both in Jeddah and Makkah, before moving to England in 1989. In 1991 he started his own halal takeaway business called “Sonali Tandoori” in Grove Park, South-East London, and in 1995 launched a successful and extensive property business.


Works with BCA

In 1999, Mr Munim was elected as President of the Bangladesh Caterers Association’s South East Region. From 2004-2006 he served as Senior Vice-President of the BCA central committee, and from 2007-2012 held the role of Organising Secretary of BCA. Mr Munim also held the responsibility of the convener of the 2011 Annual Dinner and Awards ceremony. In 2012 he was elected Secretary General of BCA.

social activity

Public Affairs

Mr Munim is socially very active in his local community, played a leading role in establishing a Masjid in Crayford, and is currently serving as Secretary of the North West Kent Muslim Association. He is also the founder chairman of Bangla Supplementary School in Greenwich and the Greenwich Welfare Association. Since 2000 he has been acting as a Director of the Consortium of Bengali Associations (CBA). Amongst his friends and colleagues, he is regarded to possess a softly spoken, mild-natured, honorable and strong-willed personality with enviable organising capacity.

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