In the picture Dr. Mayelinne De Lara, Diplomat Magazine’s publisher and H.E. Sheik Mohammed Belal, Managing Director of the Common Fund for Commodities.
Former ambassador of Bangladesh to the Netherlands, H.E. Sheikh Mohammed Belal now Managing Director of the Common Fund for Commodities (CFC) since April 2020, welcome to his offices Diplomat Magazine’s publisher. He was elected by consensus from a pool of six candidates for the post of Managing Director of the CFC for the term ending on 31 December 2023.
CFC is an autonomous intergovernmental financial institution established within the framework of the United Nations.
Presently, 101 States including Bangladesh, Netherlands, UK, Russia, China, Germany, Italy, Brazil, Argentina, India, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Egypt, Indonesia, Malaysia, etc. and nine organizations including the European Union and African Union are the members of CFC, headquartered in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.