Walton, a local electronics and ICT product manufacturer, has begun exporting ‘Made-in-Bangladesh’ smartphones to the United States (US) and air-conditioner to India.
Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal inaugurated the export process on Sunday while visiting factories of Walton Hi-Tech Industries Ltd at Chandra of Gazipur. Five other projects, including an elevator factory, were launched in his presence.
“Countrymen are happy with the service of Walton’s products. The company is leading Bangladesh to the US market for the first time. We’ll see Bangladeshi products in US markets thanks to Walton,” he said during the visit.
Minister Kamal was accompanied by Posts and Telecommunications Minister Mustafa Jabbar and State Minister for Information and Communication Technology Division Zunaid Ahmed Palak.
Walton Hi-Tech Industries Limited Chairman SM Nurul Alam Rezvi, Vice-Chairman SM Ashraful Alam, Director SM Mahbubul Alam, among others, were present.