Dhaka, Jul 22 (UNB)- Centering the upcoming Eid-ul-Azha, the local electronics giant ‘Walton’ has declared cash vouchers or cash discounts up to Tk 1 lakh for the customers of its air conditioner (AC) under the ongoing digital campaign season 4.
Walton is also offering free installation, one year free electricity bill.
Engineer Ishaque Rony, chief operating officer of Walton AC, said that any customer of Walton AC is likely to get different cash discounts or cash vouchers up to Tk 1 lakh through registering their purchase of AC from any Plaza, distributor showroom or E-plaza across the country.
Besides, customers may get free installation or one electricity bill free such as Tk 14,600 for purchasing 1-ton AC, Tk 18,000 for 1.5-ton and Tk 21,600 for 2-ton.
Customers will enjoy these benefits from July 11 to till the Eid-ul-Azha, he added.
Apart from these benefits, Walton is offering some other benefits like cash discounts, free home delivery, installment facility up to 36 months and Tk 500 cash back.
Under the nationwide ongoing ‘AC Exchange Offer’, customers can purchase Walton brand’s new ACs at 25 percent discounts of the regular price through submitting their used or old ACs of any brand to any Plaza or distributor outlet.
Walton is now manufacturing and marketing various models of 1 ton, 1.5 ton and 2 ton split air conditioner in the local market. Prices of these ACs are between Tk 35,900 and Tk 76,400. Walton is also producing 4 ton and 5 ton cassette and ceiling type ACs.
Every air conditioner of Walton is released in the market after obtaining quality control certification from international standard testing lab NUSDAT-UTS.
Dhaka, Jul 21 (UNB)-Noakhali Zone of Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited (IBBL) held business development conference at Amena Siraj Convention Center of Feni on Saturday.
Md Mahbubul Alam, Managing Director and CEO of the bank was present in the program as chief guest.
Md Monirul Moula, Additional Managing Director, Md Saleh Iqbal and Md Omar Faruk Khan, Deputy Managing Directors of the bank addressed the program as special guests.
Mahmudur Rahman, Executive Vice President and head of Noakhali zone addressed the welcome speech.
Mohammed Kutub Uddin and Md Murshed Alam, Senior Vice Presidents, heads of 21 branches of Noakhali zone along with other executives and officials also attended the conference.
Dhaka, Jul 21 (UNB)- Abdur Rahim, an underprivileged rickshaw puller of Pirojpur district got Tk 1 million after he purchased a Walton refrigerator during Walton’s ongoing nationwide Digital Campaign Season-4.
Walton has declared the offer for the customers of its wide ranges of refrigerators and freezers centering the upcoming Eid-ul-Azha. Under this offer, customers of any models of Walton refrigerators and freezers may get Tk 1 million (10 lakh) everyday. Moreover, lucky buyers can also get cash vouchers or thousands of electronics and electrical appliances. The offer will continue until the upcoming Eid-ul-Azha.
Rahim purchased a 14 cft refrigerator worth Tk 37,500 on July 9 from Walton distributor M/S Haque Enterprise at Nesarabad Upazila’s Swarupkathi area paying Tk 5,000 as down payment with Tk 1,806 monthly installment facility. The fridge brought good luck for him and made him millionaire.
A check of Tk 10 lakh was handed over to him at a program held in front of the Swarupkathi municipal Bhaban in the area on July 18.
‘It’s unimaginable that I get Tk10 lakh on buying Walton fridge. When I got the confirmation massage from Walton, I could not even believe it. I have thought that they may be doing fun with me. I do not understand what God has written in my destiny,’ said 34-year-old Rahim.
Authorities said, in a bid to accelerate the initiative of building customers’ database for delivering online based swift and best after sales service, Walton is conducting the ‘Digital Campaign’ across the country.
Meanwhile, three more customers also became millionaires after buying Walton fridges and they are-Chandpur’s mosque Imam Mohammad Zakir, Cumilla’s Nazmul Hasan and Mohammad Yasin from Feni.
Dhaka, July 21 (UNB) - Seven successful women in business received ‘Colors Platinum Business Women Awards 2019’ at a function in a city hotel on Saturday evening.
State Minister for ICT Zunaid Ahmed Palak attended the award-giving ceremony which was also attended by High Commissioner of India to Bangladesh Riva Ganguly Das, General Manager of Intercontinental Dhaka Marc Reissinger and additional managing director of City Bank Sheikh Mohammad Maroof.
The programme brought together dignitaries and corporate, showbiz and media personalities, said a press release on Sunday.
Colors, a lifestyle magazine being published from Dhaka and New York, with support from City Alo, organized the event to recognize the contributions and potential of young Bangladesh women entrepreneurs.
A high-profile panel of judges nominated the winners in seven categories – Platinum Business Woman of the Year, Business Enterprise of the Year, SME Enterprise of the Year, Innovative Project of the Year, Start-up of the Year, Innovative Solution of the Year in Information Technology and Rising Star of the Year.
Rumana Chowdhury of Warah won Platinum Business Woman of the Year Award, Sausan Khan Moyeen of Enchanted Events & Prints, the Business Enterprise of the Year, Tania Wahab of Karigar the SME Enterprise of the Year, Amena Khatun of Nila& Sons the Innovative Project of the Year, Trina Falguni of Sugar Communications Limited the Start-up of the Year, Fahmida Islam of La mode the Innovative Solution of the Year in IT and Nabila Nowrin and Nahid Sharmin of Moar the Rising Star of the Year.
Editor and publisher of Colors Zakaria Masud explained why the awards were introduced and thanked all clients and patrons. Intercontinental Dhaka is the hospitality partner of the awards, powered by JCX.
Dhaka, July 20 (UNB) – Pathshala, a center for the study and promotion of jute in the private sector, on Saturday launched the "Bangladesh Jute Goods Research and Design Centre", with the aim of reaping the best possible rewards for the country from its ‘Golden Fibre’.
Its activities will include efforts to diversify the basket of jute goods produced in the country, as well as to aid marketing of Bangladeshi jute and jute goods for international markets.
Former president Dr AQM Badruddoza Chowdhury Bikalpa Dhara Bangladesh (BDB) as chief guest inaugurated the center located in Banani.
Also present were Dr Mubarak Ahmad Khan of ‘Sonali Bag’ fame, widely acknowledged as the world’s leading jute scientist and presently acts as scientific advisor to the Bangladesh Jute Mills Corporation (BJMC), and Bangladesh Jute Research Institute senior scientist Dr Nasimul Goni, among others.
Dr Badruddoza said, “We are proud of our jute. Once I spoke in parliament about the need for biodegradable bags. I want to thank Dr Mubarak for creating such a bag from jute.”
“If we can utilize jute’s full potential, we may expect good days ahead for Bangladesh. So alongside the government, we must keep our eyes open too. Jute must be used to produce a diverse array of goods. It is up to us, and the government needs to assist the process,” the Bikalpa Dhara Bangladesh chief added.
The veteran politician concluded by issuing a call to immediate action , and thanked the chairman of Pathshala Sardar Shams Al-Mamun or “Chashi Mamun”, for taking the initiative.
Dr Mubarak in his address explained how on returning to Bangladesh from a successful academic career in the USA, he wanted to create something from jute and that is how the potential replacement for harmful polythene shopping bags, the 100 percent biodegradable Sonali Bag, made from jute cellulose, came about.
"Jute is more than ‘Golden Fibre’, it is now a ‘Diamond Fibre’ when you consider the opportunities it offers, and yet there isn’t a single department at any university in the entire country that is dedicated to jute research. We call it the Golden Fibre and yet we don’t have a proper research center here. The government could take such initiatives," he added.
Dr Mubarak also added that Bangladesh’s brand can be established and spread throughout the globe with just one hit product made from jute.
The leading jute scientist relayed that an American company wants to order 25,000 tonnes of Sonali Bag for the US market, but Dr Mubarak was unable to meet his demand “as we cannot launch it in markets.” There is also a lack of funds for marketing.
"Jute is a potent resource for us. It is a valuable commodity that may soon be grown on our roofs," he also said.
Pathshala chairman Sardar Shams, in this setting ‘Chashi Mamun’, said the center was launched to promote jute goods made in Bangladesh for the global market.
"We have no dressing center or testing laboratories on jute in the country. So I decided to take the initiative myself and launch the centre to reap the benefits of jute," Chashi Mamun said.