Dhaka, Jan 10 (UNB)- Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited inaugurated its premier pavilion at the Dhaka International Trade Fair 2019 on Wednesday.
Md Mahbub ul Alam, Managing Director and CEO of Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited inaugurated the premier pavilion as chief guest.
Abu Reza Md Yeahia, Deputy Managing Director of the bank was present in the program as special guest M Zubayer Azam Helali, Senior Vice President, Nazrul Islam, Senior Assistant Vice President, Bank officials, visitors and journalists were present on the occasion.
Opening of IBBL account, withdrawal of money from ATM booth, deposit through deposit machine and banking information are available at the pavilion.
The Islami Bank Pavilion No. 33 at the Trade Fair has been decorated with attractive architectural design.
Dhaka, Jan 10 (UNB) – Indian company KEC has won the contract for installation of the country’s longest 400 kV power transmission line.
The Power Grid Company of Bangladesh (PGCB), which is entrusted with power grid operation, awarded the contract to KEC to build the 214- km long high tension transmission line from Meghnahgat of Narayanganj to Madunaghat of Chattagram.
As per the contract, the Indian firm will build the double circuit transmission line within next 34 months at a contract value of Tk 1,734 crore on a turnkey basis.
This would be the longest transmission line in the country in terms of contract value and time as well, said a top official of the PGCB.
A press release of PGCB mentioned that the organisation signed a contract with the KEC on Thursday to award it the contract.
It said this would be the main transmission line between Dhaka and Chattagram which will improve the power transmission capacity and bring different benefits to the power system including reduction of system loss.
Currently, power is being transmitted between Dhaka and Chattagram through a 230 kV and 132 kV transmission lines.
PGCB officials said the biggest benefit will be that this transmission line will facilitate power transmission from the proposed 1200 MW Matarbari power plant in Cox’s Bazar to Dhaka.
They informed that PGCB has undertaken the project with financial support from Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA).
Bangladesh government and PGCB also funded the project under the Dhaka-Chattgram Main Power Grid Strengthening Project, they added.
PGCB company secretary Ashraf Hossain and KEC country director Kuldeep Kumar Sinha signed the contract on behalf of their respective sides.
PGCB managing director Masum Al Beruni, executive directors Emdadul Islam, Safayet Hossain, Khondaker Abdul Hai, project director Yakub Ali, KEC chief manager Kishore Talekar and Deepak Yadav were also present on the occasion.
Dhaka, Jan 9 (UNB) - NOVOAIR announced a 10% discount for frequent flyer program-SMILES members marking its 6th anniversary.
The tickets could be purchased from any NOVOAIR counter from January 9-13 which will be valid till 31 December 2019.
NOVOAIR introduced “SMILES” frequent flyer program for its valuable customers for the first time in Bangladesh.
NOVOAIR is celebrating its 6th anniversary with travel agencies across the country and its valued passengers.
From 2013 to 2018, NOVOAIR operated more than 47,500 flights and carrying over 25 lac passengers with 98.97 percent remarkable on time performance.
Currently, NOVOAIR operates daily flights from Dhaka to Chattogram, Cox's Bazar, Jashore, Sylhet, Saidpur, Barishal, Rajshahi and Kolkata with six ATR 72-500 aircraft.
Dhaka, Jan 8 (UNB) – Walton’s fourth nationwide Digital Campaign will kick off on Wednesday with the beginning of the Dhaka International Trade Fair-2019.
The company has announced various benefits for customers who will registrar products purchased from Walton Pavilion DITF-19 or any other outlet.
Customers will be able to win free motorcycles, fridges, televisions, air conditioners, laptops and others electronics and electrical appliances or cash vouchers, ranging from Tk200 to Tk1 lakh.
Buyers of Walton fridge, television, air conditioner, laptop, computer, washing machine, generator and microwave oven will be eligible for the season-4 offers, the company announced on Tuesday at its corporate office.
Ariful Ambia, deputy executive director of Walton Group, said, details of the customers and their purchased products would be stored on a server.
Customers can seek post-sales services by visiting support.waltonbd.com and see the status of the product online.
Dhaka, Jan 5 (UNB) - A 3-storey premiere pavilion has been erected by the country’s electronics giant ‘Walton’ at the premises of Dhaka International Trade Fair (DITF), beginning from January 9 at the capital’s Sher-e-Bangla Nagar to showcase and sell out its wide ranges of electronics and electrical appliances.
Walton followed ‘Green Technology’ method during the erection of its premier pavilion (number-23).
The pavilion will be featured with mural, 98-inch LED Television, 18 feet width entrance or exit gate, 7 feet widths stairs for easy moving through different floors, lift, enormous fire and electrical safety equipment.
The entrance gate is decorating with terracotta.
At the ground floor of the pavilion, Walton brand’s world-class frost and non-frost refrigerators, freezers, televisions, washing machines, electric and microwave ovens, blenders, induction cookers, gas stoves, electric fans, switch-sockets, acid led rechargeable batteries, LED lights and other sorts of electrical and home appliances will be showcased.
Walton brand smart and featured phones, laptops and accessories, lift, air conditioners, compressors and Industrial Solutions will be showcased at the first floor. And, the second floor will be used as store room.
Walton Group’s Executive Director Md Humayun Kabir said, “This year a colorful mural of the Bangladesh’s electronics manufacturing sector pioneer named SM Nazrul Islam will be in the pavilion to pay tribute to his outstanding contribution.”
A 98-inch LED televisions will also be set up in the pavilion as the upcoming model, in which corporate documentary as well as production processes of different sorts of electronics and electrical appliances at Walton factory will be displayed, he added.
Pointing at the safety issue, Walton Pavilion’s Architect Sadde Mohammad Rumman, said they are establishing premier pavilion on total of 7,500 square feet with the aim of luring buyers and visitors.
Emphasizing the safety issues, Walton used high quality steel made beam, frame, Aluminum Composite Panel (ACP) board, glass as well as other fire and safety equipment, he said adding, adequate fire extinguisher will also be at the pavilion.
“We followed the green-technology method during the establishment of Walton Mega Pavilion at the DITF-19. And, about 90 percent construction materials of the pavilion are reusable, he noted.
Dwelling on the preparation, Walton Pavilion’s Convener Selim Reza said, the construction work is completed. Now, they are decorating the interior part of the pavilion.
Today, Walton is the premier electronics brand in the local market, claiming it he said, thus most of the visiting buyers-customers at the DITF throng Walton Pavilion.
Considering such huge customers flows, an 18 feet widths entrance and exit gate will be available at the pavilion so that large number of buyers or visitors at a time can pass through the gate, he said.
Walton Group’s Executive Director (PR and Media) Md Humayun Kabir said, Walton employed more than 50 exhibitors. They are divided into several groups based on different products and given higher trainings on product’s uniqueness, corporate behaviour and culture and on how to provide better customer service.
Mentionable, Walton secured the highest VAT payer title since the inception of the recognition of the highest VAT Paying enterprises at the DITF. In addition, the local brand honoured with Best Premier Pavilion Award several times at the DITF.