Dhaka, Oct 4 (UNB) - Delta Medical College in Dhaka on Wednesday received a brand new car after one of its officials bought two air-conditioners from Walton and registered those under Walton’s ongoing Digital Campaign season-3.
The medical college is the second recipient of a new car after local electronics giant Walton launched its new digital campaign to make its after-sales service swifter and easier for customers.
Earlier on September 20, a retail tea seller in Chuadanga got another car after purchasing a Walton television and registering it under Digital Campaign.
The new car was handed over to a representative of Delta Medical College on Thursday at Walton Corporate Office in city.
Eva Rezwana, Executive Director of Walton and Imdadul Haq Milon, Editor, Daily Kaler Kantho, also a novelist, handed over the key of the car to Md. Sala Uddin, Secretary, Delta Medical College, who received it on behalf of his institution.
Walton Group Executive Directors Amdadul Hoque Sarker, Md. Humayun Kabir, Md. Rayhan, Additional Operative Director Dr. Md. Shakhawat Hossen, General Manager (Accounts and Finance) of Delta Medical College Md. Mujibur Rahman, Internal Auditor Md. Nasir Uddowla and Accounts Officer Shawkat Iqbal were among others present on the occasion.
Nasir Uddowla said, he went to Walton Plaza in Mirpur-1 to buy two air-conditioners for Delta Medical College on Wednesday. After purchasing a 2-ton and another 1.5-ton AC, he registered the products using his official cell phone number and instantly received an SMS announcing him as the lucky winner of a new car from Walton. He immediately informed it to higher authority.
Mujibur Rahman, GM, (Accounts and Finance) to Delta Medical College said, they earlier purchased at least 10 refrigerators, 12 air-conditioners and 2 television sets from Walton which are providing excellent service for which the trusty board of the institution strongly recommended to buy electronics products from Walton.
According to them, Walton is a local brand and its products are excellent in quality but affordable in prices. He said, the new car will serve the transportation section of the institution.
According to Walton, the local brand is conducting ‘Digital Campaign’ across the country to accelerate the initiative of building customers database for delivering online-based swift and best aftersales service to the customers. Prior to Season-3, Walton conducted the campaign’s Season 1 from April 1 to June 30 and the Season-2 from July 1 to August 30 this year. In these previous campaign seasons, six customers got brand new cars, four received air tickets to USA and Russia while many other customers got motorcycles, air-conditioners, televisions or sure cash back.
Dhaka, Oct 1 (UNB) – Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed has inaugurated a newly built glass door manufacturing unit of Walton at the Walton Hi-Tech Industries Limited (WHIL) in Chandra, Gazipur.
During the opening ceremony, the minister on Sunday appreciated the wide ranges of products manufacturing units, processes as well as sound working environment at the WHIL, said a press release today.
“Walton is one of the giant industrial units in Bangladesh. It achieved goodwill in the international markets through delivering quality appliances,” said the minister hoping that Walton will be emerged as one of the global premier brands very soon.
He also assured of providing cash incentives to the local electronics appliances’ exporters.
Just after the 10 years of starting local production, Walton is now manufacturing 25 types of essential electronics appliances like televisions, fridges, laptops, mobile phones and other appliances.
The press release said Walton has created direct employment for 20,000 personnel and indirect employment for more 60,000 people.
Earlier, WHIL’s Chairman SM Nurul Alam, Vice-Chairman SM Shamsul Alam, Managing Director SM Ashraful Alam and Walton Digi-Tech Corporation’s Chairman SM Rezaul Alam, SM Monjurul Alam, Walton Group’s Director Raisa Sigma Hima welcomed the commerce minister at the factory premises with bouquet.
Among others, Walton Group’s Executive Directors SM Zahid Hasan and Md. Humayun Kabir, Deputy Executive Director Uday Hakim, Senior Operative Director Golam Morshed, Operative Director Md. Firoj Alam and other high officials of the company were present at the function.
After visiting different production units like refrigerator and compressor units, Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed inaugurated the newly built Walton Glass Door Manufacturing Unit through cutting ribbon.
Walton Glass Door Manufacturing Unit went into operation in April this year while the formal commencement of the Unit was held on Sunday.
Currently, 1,000 sets of glass doors are being produced in a day, which would be increased to 5,000 by mid-2019.
Dhaka, Sept 30 (UNB)- Prominent Banker, Farman R Chowdhury joined the Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited (AIBL) as Managing Director and CEO on Sunday.
He will formally start his duty from Monday.
Farman R Chowdhury was the managing director and CEO of Shahjalal Islami Bank Limited and ONE Bank Limited and served there 5 years and 6 years respectively, a press release said.
Chowdhury started his banking career in October 1986 as a management trainee in American Express Bank and served there for 12 years in various capacities.
Later, he joined ONE Bank Ltd. in July of 1999 as its first branch manager and served there up to July 2013 including holding the position of managing director for 6 (six) years.
Farman R Chowdhury holds MBA degree from IBA of the University of Dhaka.
Dhaka, Sep 27 (UNB)- Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited held a day-long conference on enhancing capacity in trade finance at Islami Bank Tower on Thursday.
Md Mahbub ul Alam, Managing Director and CEO of the Bank addressed the conference as chief guest.
Mohammed Monirul Moula, Additional Managing Director, Abu Reza Md Yeahia, Taher Ahmed Chowdhury, JQM Habibullah, FCS, Muhammad Qaisar Ali and Hasne Alam, Deputy Managing Directors, Md Abdul Jabbar and Taher Ahmed, Senior Executive Vice Presidents of the Bank addressed different sessions of the conference.
Foreign Exchange in-charge of 59 Authorised Dealer (AD) branches and Head of Offshore Banking Units (OBU) attended the conference.
Dhaka, Sep 25 (UNB) - Walton Hi-Tech Industries Limited (WHIL), a sister concern of the country’s electronics giant Walton Group, has got the ‘HSBC Export Excellence Award 2018’.
Walton received the award in the category of ‘Excellence in Import Substitution’ for reducing or substituting imports to a value of US$10 million or more, said a press release on Tuesday.
Attending the function as the chief guest, Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed handed over the award to SM Shamsul Alam, Vice-Chairman of Walton Hi-Tech Industries Ltd. at Radisson Blu Dhaka Water Gardenon on Saturday while Bangladesh Bank Governor Fazle Kabir was present as special guest.
SM Shamsul Alam said, “Walton has been saving huge amount of foreign currency by producing technology products in the country along with working to spread ‘Made in Bangladesh’ products to international market.”
He said that after entering the international market of Asia, Middle East and Africa, Walton is targeting the top electronics market around the world including Europe, America and Australia.
HSBC has been presenting the awards from 2010 to recognise and honour exporters in the country for their contribution to the growth of the national economy.
This year, six industrial organizations, Walton Hi-Tech Industries Ltd, DBL Group, Urmi Group, Etafil Accessories, Western Marine Shipyard, and Mazen (Bangladesh) Industries Ltd, received the prestigious awards.