Dhaka, Mar 16 (UNB) - Walton is manufacturing world-class appliances in Bangladesh and has created huge employment opportunities, said National Board of Revenue Chairman Mosharraf Hossain Bhuiyan on Saturday.
“It would be a great source of the government’s revenue,” said the chairman while expressing his reaction before the media after visiting Walton Hi-Tech Industries Limited at Chandra in Gazipur.
The NBR chief said, “I am proud of Walton. I saw much better than I heard about them. They are manufacturing raw materials and finished goods, specially the major parts of fridges and air conditioners, at their own factory.”
Mosharraf also said that Walton has become a giant industrial sector now. “They turned into the country’s leading electronics brand. Now, the time has come to lead the global electronics market. To this extent, they will get all sorts of assistance from the NBR.”
He assured that the incentives, which are given to the export-oriented readymade garments, would be provided to the local exporters of electronics appliances.
Along with the NBR chairman, his spouse Mahfuja Begum, NBR Members Md Rezaul Hasan (VAT), Md Firoz Shah Alam (Duties and ICT), Kanon Kumar Roy (Tax), Customs Commissioner of Dhaka North Zakia Sultana and Income Tax Commisser of Gazipur Md Ali Ajgar also visited the Walton factory.
They were welcomed with a bouquet by Walton Hi-Tech Industries Limited Vice-Chairman SM Shamsul Alam, Managing Director SM Ashraful Alam and Director SM Rezaul Alam.
Among others, Walton Group’s Directors SM Monjurul Alam, Tahmina Afrose Tanna and Raisa Sigma, Executive Directors Abul Bashar Howlader, SM Zahid Hasan, Col (Retd.) Sahadat Alam, Shoyeb Hossain Nobel, Uday Hakim, Golam Murshed, Deputy Executive Director Md Firoj Alam were also present.
SM Shamsul Alam said the country needs more employment and industrialisation. With the direction of the NBR chairman, we will go ahead to this extent.
The NBR chairman, along with his team, enjoyed a corporate document on Walton and then visited the product display center and the production units of refrigerators, compressors, air conditioners, LED televisions, computers, laptops, mobile phones and other home, kitchen and electrical appliances.
Dhaka, Mar 13 (UNB) - Ace Autos Pvt. Ltd. is going to introduce two brand new luxury cars in the local at ‘Dhaka Motor Show -2019’ on Thursday.
The newly launched luxury cars which are very popular in many countries of the world - Haval H9 and Wingle 6 will be available with affordable price and comfortable offers.
Haval H9 will offer three-year, 60,000 kilometer service and roadside assistance for comfortable driving experience while Wingle 6 will bring cabin pickup with two liter engine and 6MT transmission.
Complementary registration facility and lucrative discounts will be available on each booking of the cars.
Dhaka, Mar 12 (UNB) - Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited has signed an agreement with Dhaka Electric Supply Company Limited (DESCO) on Monday, at a hotel in the city.
Abu Reza Md Yeahia, Deputy Managing Director of the Bank and SM Zamil Hussain, Company Secretary of DESCO signed the agreement on behalf of respective organisations.
Mohammed Monirul Moula, Additional Managing Director of the Bank and Brigadier General (Retd) Md Shahid Sarwar, Managing Director of DESCO, were present on the occassion.
Aminur Rahman, Head of Dhaka North Zone, Mizanur Rahman Bhuiyan and Zubayer Azam Helali, Senior Vice Presidents and Nazrul Islam, Senior Assistant Vice President of the Bank, Saiful Islam, Masud Chowdhury, Engineer Mostafa Kamal, Engineer Noor Mohammad and Jagadish Chandra Mandal, Directors of DESCO along with top executive and officials of both organisations were present there
Dhaka, Mar 11 (UNB) – Bangladeshi officials and representatives of Seychelles met on Monday to discuss manpower export to the archipelago.
Official sources said there was a “fruitful discussion” on sending workers in all sectors of Seychelles in a fair, systematic and responsible way.
Both sides agreed to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) at the meeting held at the Ministry of Expatriates’ Welfare and Overseas Employment.
State Minister for Expatriates’ Welfare and Overseas Employment Imran Ahmed assured Seychelles representatives of taking necessary steps for safe and regulated labour migration.
Participants of the meeting hoped that both sides would benefit if Bangladesh’s labour market expands.
Employment Department principal of Seychelles Government Jules Baker, Foreign Affairs Principal Dr Marina Confait and Chief Immigration Officer Michel Elizabeth were among the Seychelles representatives.
Dhaka, Mar 10 (UNB)- Bogura, Rangpur and Rajshahi zones of Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited (IBBL) held workshop on “Prevention of Money Laundering and Combating Financing of Terrorism” and Business Development Conference of Agent Banking on Saturday at Momo Inn Hotel of Bogura.
Md Mahbubul Alam, Managing Director and CEO of the Bank addressed the function as Chief Guest where Muhammad Qaisar Ali, Deputy Managing Director was present as special guest.
Presided over by Md Kawsarul Alam, Executive Vice President (EVP) and Head of Rajshahi zone, the program was addressed by Md Motiar Rahman, EVP and head of Bogura zone, AKM Payer Ahammed, Senior Vice President and head of Rangpur zone, Mohammad Jamal Uddin Mazumder, EVP and head of Software Division, Md Mahboob Alam, EVP and head of Agent Banking Division along with executives from Agent Banking Division.