United Commercial Bank Limited (UCB) signed an agreement with Channel i’s agriculture related programme Hridoye Mati o Manush on Monday at Channel i office for the inception of Shoshya Sohay activities.
Shoshya Sohay activities will facilitate on getting loans easily for marginal farmers.
UCB’s Managing Director Mohammed Shawkat Jamil and director & head of news, Channel i, Shykh Seraj signed the agreement on behalf of their respective organizations.
Easy loans would be provided to farmers through ShoshyaSohay activities, said ShawkatJamil.
Shykh Seraj said providing loans to marginal farmers would be accelerated through the communication route of Channel i’s agriculture related program Hridoye Mati o Manush.
Among others UCB’s Additional Managing Directors Arif Quadri and Mohammad Mamdudur Rashid, UCB’s SEVP & Company Secretary ATM Tahmiduzzaman FCS, EVP & head of brand marketing & corporate affairs division Javed Iqbal, senior news editor of Channel i Aditya Shaheen; editor multimedia of Channel i onlineTaufique Ahmed,its special correspondenceRizviNewaz and senior reporter Zahir Munna, senior officials of both the organizations, among others were present at the event.
Sub-branch of Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited has been inaugurated at Godarpara in Bogura.
Muhammad Qaisar Ali, Additional Managing Director of the Bank, inaugurated the sub-branch as chief guest on December 26, said a press release.
Md. Abdus Sobhan, Executive Vice President & Head of Bogura Zone, presided over the program. Abu Sufian Safik, Chairman, Bogura Sadar Upazila, Akteruzzaman Duke, businessman, Aminul Islam & Shirin Akter, councilors, Mahbub Alam, Abdus Shakur & Shahidul Islam, educationists, addressed the program as special guests.
Md. Sazzad Hossain, Head of Baragola Branch, gave the welcome speech and Aminul Islam, In-charge of Godarpara sub-branch also spoke on the occasion. Businesspersons, professionals, local elites, clients and well-wishers attended the program.
Popular beverage brand PRAN UP has launched a campaign titled ‘Chhorai Bhalobashar Ushnota Season-2’ to help clod-stricken poor people and create public awareness on the used plastic bottles. National film award winning actress Dilara Hanif Purnima is engaged with the initiative like the first season.
The campaign was inaugurated through a program at PRAN Center of the capital’s Badda on Saturday, said a press release.
Addressing the program, Eleash Mridha, Managing Director at PRAN Group said, “From December 28 to January 10 of the next year, a certain amount of money will be collected through depositing used bottles of PRAN at 10 daily Shopping outlets, Best Buy outlet of seven divisional cities and keeping at winter booths of PRAN’s pick-up van in different parts of the country”.
“After collecting money from these, PRAN UP will buy blankets and distribute the blankets among the cold-stricken people in Thakurgaon, Panchagarh, Lalmonirhat, Rajshahi, Chapainawabganj, Sherpur and Madaripur”, he said.
The another aim of the campaign is to create public awareness on used plastics bottles. The initiative will help people to develop habit to drop used plastic bottles in specific places instead of throwing them here and there to save environment, He added.
Zeaul Haque, Assistant General Manager (Public Relations) of PRAN-RFL Group and Tanmoy Das, Brand Manager of PRAN UP, among others, were present at the program.
A meeting of the Board of Directors of Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited was held at the Islami Bank Tower on Saturday.
Presided over by IBBL Chairman Prof Md Nazmul Hassan, the meeting was attended by its Vice-chairman Md Shahabuddin, Managing Director & CEO Md Mahbub ul Alam, Deputy Managing Director & Board Secretary of the bank JQM Habibullah, Foreign Director Dr Areef Suleman and other directors.
The meeting expressed satisfaction over the performance achieved so far and took some important business decisions, said a press release.