Dhaka, Apr 11 (UNB) - Mohammadi Group Managing Director Rubana Huq, also wife of late Dhaka North City Corporation Mayor Annisul Huq, has been elected first female president of Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) for the next two years.
Of the 35 directors elected in the April 6 BGMEA election, only Rubana Huq submitted the form for the president post on Thursday, the last date for filing forms.
According to the BGMEA article 10 (3), she has been declared as a valid candidate for the post, said a press release.
Besides, seven vice-presidents have also been chosen. They are Managing Director (MD) of Chattogram Asian Apparels Mohammad Abdus Salam (first vice-president), Surma Garments MD Foysal Samad (senior vice-president), and Seha Design’s MD SM Mannan (Kochi), DBL Group’s Vice Chairman MA Rahim (Firoz), Tusuka Fashions Chairman Arshad Jamal (Dipu), Frame Sweaters MD Mohammad Moshiul Azom (Sajol) and Al Amin garment’s MD SM Chowdhury (Salim).
This will be announced officially on Friday.
All the 35 directors were elected from the Sammilita Forum for 2019-2021 period.
Two panels -- Rubana Huq-led Sammilita Forum and Design and Source Limited Managing Director Jahangir Alam-led Swadhinata Parishad contested the election.
Dhaka, Apr 11 (UNB) – Industries Minister Nurul Majid Mahmud Humayun visited Walton Hi-Tech Industries (WHIL) at Chandra in Gazipur on Thursday.
During his visit State Minister for Industries Kamal Ahmed Mojumder was also present there.
After visiting the industry, minister said that Bangladesh will easily become a middle income country by 2021 and a higher income country by 2041 if industrial entrepreneurs like Walton come forward.
State Minister Kamal Ahmed Mojumder assured of providing all kind of assistances in protecting protecting and boosting the local industries.
WHIL’s Vice-Chairman SM Shamsul Alam, Directors SM Mahbubul Alam and Tahmina Afrose Tanna welcomed the minister in the morning while Walton’s Executive Director SM Zahid Hasan, Humayun Kabir, Uday Hakim, Alamgir Hossain Sarker and Yusuf Ali, Deputy Executive Director Sharif Harunur Rashid, Shahjada Selim, Senior Additional Director Mohsin Ali Mollah, Additional Director Milton Ahmed and Media Adviser Enayet Ferdous were present.
Dhaka, Apr 9 (UNB)- United Commercial Bank Limited (UCB) Cardholders will enjoy special benefits on room charge, laboratory, x-ray, medicine, dental treatment etc at Bangkok Hospital.
UCB has signed an agreement with Life and Health Limited, Bangladesh liaison office of Bangkok Hospital at the premises of the bank recently, said a press release on Tuesday.
Mohammed Shawkat Jamil, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of United Commercial Bank Limited and Dr Nilanjon Sen, Managing Director of Life and Health Limited have signed the agreement on behalf of their respective organizations.
Nabil Mustafizur Rahman, Deputy Managing Director, Nehal A Huda, FVP & Head of Cards, Dr Enamul Haque, Deputy Managing Director, Kazi Sharhan Saif, Executive Director along with other senior officials of both the organizations were present at the event.
Dhaka, April 8 (UNB)- Walton, one of the best local brand has recently extended the tenure of its ‘AC Exchange Offer’ until April 30 witnessing huge customers’ response.
Under this offer, customers have to submit their old or used air conditioner of any brand to any Walton Plaza or branded outlet and can purchase Walton’s new AC at 25 percent discount. Earlier, the offer was valid till March 31 while a large number of customers across the country exchanged their used ACs with Walton’s new ones.
Apart from the exchange offer, customers will get free electricity bill for a year under the nationwide ongoing Walton Digital Campaign Season 4.
Engineer Ishaque Rony, Chief Operating Officer of Walton Air Conditioner, said Customers of Walton brand 1-ton, 1.5 ton and 2 ton ACs are getting Tk 14,600, Tk 18,000 and Tk 21,600 as one year electricity bill through registering their newly purchased AC.
Moreover, all the customers of Walton ACs are now enjoying free installation facility.
Walton is now manufacturing and producing 15 models of 1 ton, 1.5 ton and 2 ton split air conditioners 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.
Dwelling on the extension of AC exchange offer’s deadline, Walton Group’s Executive Director Uday Hakim said the prime objective of this offer is to give the customers a chance to enjoy the benefits of locally made air conditioners.
Walton is providing 10 years guaranty on the compressors of inverter AC, 6 months replacement guaranty, easy installment facility up to 36 months and swift post sales services through more than 70 service centers all over the country.
Dhaka, Apr 4 (UNB) –United Commercial Bank Limited has donated Taka one crore to the Prime Minister’s Relief Fund.
Chairman of Executive Committee of United Commercial Bank Limited and Vice-Chairmen of Bangladesh Association of Banks (BAB) Anisuzzaman Chowdhury handed over the cheque to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at Gonobhaban on Wednesday, said a press release.