Dhaka Chamber of Commerce & Industry (DCCI) and Policy Research Institute of Bangladesh (PRI) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Sunday to facilitate research.
Dr Zaidi Sattar, chairman, PRI and Shams Mahmud, president, DCCI signed the MoU on behalf of their respective organizations at the PRI premises, said a press release.
According to the MoU, both the parties aim to establish a formal professional network, enable exchange of information, strengthen cooperation and conduct research between the two organizations.
Dr Ahsan H Mansur, executive director, PRI, Dr G M Khurshid Alam, operations director, PRI, Dr Ashikur Rahman, senior economist, PRI and N K A Mobin FCA, FCS, senior vice president, DCCI were also present at the event.
Two ministers and one state minister are expected to visit Walton Hi-Tech Industries Limited (WHIL) to get an experience on the local brand’s giant initiatives to boost up the country’s hi-tech products manufacturing industry through promoting ‘Made in Bangladesh’ tagged electronics and IT devices at home and abroad.
Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal, Post and Telecommunication Minister Mustafa Jabbar and Information and Communication Technology Division’s State Minister Zunaid Ahmed Palak are scheduled to visit WHIL at Chandra in Gazipur on March 1, 2020.
During the visit, they will officially inaugurate the Walton’s newly built Elevator or Lift Manufacturing Factory and also will launch the maiden export of Bangladeshi made smartphone to US.
In addition, the ministers will unveil the local brand’s newly produced All-in-One PC as well as Walton’s own invented TV operating system ROS (Rezvi Operating System).
Thus, the three ministers are going to witness Walton’s giant efforts towards stimulating country’s hi-tech industrial sector’s progress.
PRAN, a leading food processor and exporter in Bangladesh, held its importer conference in Dubai recently.
Importers from more than 80 countries attended the program, said a press release.
Addressing the program, Ahsan Khan Chowdhury, chairman and chief executive officer, PRAN-RFL Group, said PRAN always prioritises manufacturing standard products using high quality raw materials and latest technology.
PRAN products are not only popular in Bangladesh but also in different countries across the globe, he added.
Chowdhury thanked the importers for their effort to make PRAN products popular in their respective countries and hoped that they will continue their effort to expand the market all over the world.
Md Mizanur Rahman, chief operating officers, PRAN Exports Limited and other high officials of PRAN Group attended the conference.
Now, PRAN exports its products to 144 countries and the group has exported around $350 million worth of products in fiscal 2018-19.
The season -6 of Walton digital campaign aiming to create online database of customers has been started recently across the country.
Under the campaign’s season-6, customers will be able to get Tk 35 lakh worth different amount of cash vouchers by purchasing Walton brand fridge, television and air conditioners (AC) and registering them from 20 February.
These customers’ benefits were disclosed at a ‘Declaration Program’ of Digital Campaign Season-6 at the conference room of Walton Corporate Office in the capital on Thursday.
During the campaign, Walton products’ bar code, along with the customer’s name, address and contact number, have been stored on the Walton server. As a result, the users of Walton products will easily get the desired service after purchase even if their warranty card is lost.
Customer database will also help the service center’s representatives to gather customers’ feedback about their respective Walton products’ services.
Digital Campaign’s Chief Coordinator Ariful Ambia said “Walton has been conducting the digital campaign across the country from the month of October, 2017. Already, five seasons of the campaign have been completed successfully.”
Walton has been offering one-year replacement guaranty and 12 years guaranty for fridge compressors are available on Walton fridge. The customers of Walton AC also enjoy 6 months replacement guaranty and maximum 10 years guaranty for compressors. TV customers get 6 months replacement guaranty, along with maximum 4 years guaranty on TV panels and 5-year service warranty.
Walton has 73 service points across the country to provide best after-sales service.
Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited (IBBL) Rajshahi zone on Wednesday held a business development conference of agent banking and workshop at a local Convention Hall in Rajshahi.
The workshop was held on the prevention of money laundering and combating financing of terrorism which was presided over by Md Mahbub ul Alam, Managing Director & CEO of the Bank.
Professor Md. Nazmul Hassan, PhD, Chairman of the Bank addressed the program as the chief guest where Dr Areef Suleman, Professor Dr Qazi Shahidul Alam, Dr Tanveer Ahmad, Professor Dr Mohammad Saleh Jahur, Professor Dr Md Fashiul Alam, Directors of IBBL and AHM Rafiqul Islam, Joint Director of Bangladesh Bank were present as special guests.
Abu Reza Md Yeahia, Deputy Managing Director, Md Kawsar Ul Alam, Head of Rajshahi zone and Md Mahboob Alam, Head of Agent Banking Division of the Bank also addressed the programme.