Dhaka, Jan 12 (UNB) - Bangladesh national cricket player Mehidy Hasan Miraz has been appointed as the ‘Sports Ambassador’ of Walton Group for next two years.
Earlier, the Bangladeshi famed all-rounder was appointed as ‘Youth Ambassador’ of the country’s leading electronics, electrical, IOT and home appliances manufacturing company Walton Group for two years in 2015.
In this regards, an agreement was signed between cricketer Miraz and Walton Group at the conference room of Walton Corporate Office at Bashundhara Residential Area in the capital on Saturday (January 12) where cricketer Miraz and Walton Group Director SM Mahbubul Alam inked the deal.
The agreement signing ceremony was attended, among others, by Walton Group’s Executive Director SM Zahid Hasan, Deputy Executive Director Uday Hakim, Operative Director Firoj Alam, Head of Brand Development film actor Amin Khan, First Senior Deputy Director Milton Ahmed, Managing Director of Power Play Communication Niamur Rahman Palash.
Welcoming cricketer Miraz with a flower bouquet, SM Mahbubul Alam said, cricket is branding Bangladesh around the world in which cricketers like Mehidy Hasan Miraz leading from the front.
“He is a very talented cricketer and a top allrounder of Bangladesh national team. On the other hand, Walton is the top brand of technological products in Bangladesh. We are going to obtain the global market very soon.”
Terming Miraz as a star of Bangladesh cricket, he said Walton is also a star in country’s technology-based electronic products. “These two stars have joined together. We welcome Miraz as a new member of Walton family. We want him to be in the top place in all fields,” he added.
Speaking on the occasion, Mehidy Hasan Miraz said, Walton is a very familiar name in country’s cricket arena.
“They are not only sponsoring in all kinds of games, but also patronizing players. They made me Youth Ambassador when I had less popularity. They have appointed me as Sports Ambassador today (Saturday). This is really and a great honor for me. I consider myself as a member of Walton family. I will try my best to represent Walton positively in home and abroad and brighten the brand image of the company.”