Dhaka, Nov 27 (UNB) - The British Business Group, Bangladesh (BBG) has arranged a workshop for its members on how they can contribute to the group’s goal and actively play their role in achieving it.
The event, organised by BBG and supported by HSBC Bangladesh was held at the BBG chairman’s residence in Dhaka on Monday.
BBG Chairman Francois de Maricourt hosted the event while British High Commissioner Alison Blake attended the event as the Chief Guest and delivered a keynote speech.
Participants discussed on the role of the British entities in Bangladesh and how through BBG it can enhance their values, said a press release issued on Tuesday.
The workshop provided an opportunity where members shared their valuable insights on how BBG can formulate its way.
In her speech, Alison Blake said “I very much welcome and support the commitment by the BBG to be a strong and forward looking partner for the UK Government and British businesses and investors in Bangladesh. By engaging with the Government to improve the business environment the BBG will encourage more British firms to export and invest to Bangladesh”.
Welcoming all, BBG Chairman and CEO of HSBC Bangladesh Francois de Maricourt said, “The British Business Group is committed to supporting initiatives from its members contributing to the Bangladesh economy. We seek ways and means of improving the business environment for the British companies operating in Bangladesh.”
Amongst the guests at the event were members of the British Business Group representing prominent British Businesses operating in Bangladesh. Also present at the event were representatives from the Department of International Trade (DFID) and others from the British High Commission.
Dhaka, Nov 27 (UNB) - US-Bangla Airlines has announced attractive holiday packages for tourists to Singapore and Malaysia.
Credit card users will be able to avail the packages through payment in six equal monthly installments (EMIs), said the airlines in a press release issued Tuesday.
To avail its Kuala Lumpur package, holidaymakers will have to pay Tk 29,990 for two days and three nights tour packages. For Singapore, it will be Tk 40,990 for three nights and four days.
The packages are inclusive of all taxes, hotel accommodation, breakfast and hotel-airport-hotel transfers.
For these attractive packages, US-Bangla Airlines has signed agreements with banks and financial institutions and the interested can receive every further detail by calling to 01777777881, it said.
Dhaka, Nov 26 (UNB)- Walton Hi-Tech Industries Limited, a sister concern of Bangladeshi electronic giant Walton, is going to enter the stock market.
Moreover, Walton has been targeting to expand its international market and flourish as a multi-national brand though exporting high quality ‘Made in Bangladesh’ products.
The authorized capital of the company has been shown Tk 600 crore. And the paid-up capital is Tk 300 crore. Walton is not giving any private placements in the stock market. The company will float IPO (initial public offering) in the stock market through book building system. AAA Finance & Investment Ltd. acts as the issue manager of Walton in the capital market while Prime Bank Investment Limited is its registrar to issue.
Walton's Additional Operative Director Md Yaqub Ali FCA said “The technological excellence of Bangladesh is now an example for other countries in the world. Walton is now the country's number one brand of electronics products. The main objective is to involve our people with the development of Walton.”
He said Walton High-tech Industries Limited has achieved admiration in home and abroad for producing world-class refrigerators, freezers and air conditioners.
Walton launched the country's first and only compressor manufacturing plant last year which resulted in the emergence of Bangladesh as the eighth compressor producing country in Asia and 15th in the world.
The 'Made in Bangladesh' labeled compressors, its parts, refrigerators and various products are exported to different countries in the world. Now aiming the world market, Walton is planning to increase its production of refrigerators and air conditioners with latest technology and design.
Edward Kim, head of Walton's International Business Unit (IBU) said the company has set a target of earning $1 billion by 2028 through the export of technology products and spare parts.
Abul Bashar Hawlader, Executive Director and CFO of Walton, said the company follows the Corporate Governance Code-2018.
Dhaka, Nov 26 (UNB) - Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited (IBBL) inaugurated its 341st branch at Sonapur of Zero Point of Noakhali on Monday.
Md Mahbub ul Alam, Managing Director and CEO of the Bank inaugurated the branch as chief guest.
Mohammad Rokan Uddin, Executive Vice President and Head of Noakhali Zone presided over the program.
M Zubayer Azam Helali, Senior Vice President addressed the welcome speech.
Hafez Md Ohidul Haque, Principal, Noakhali Islamia Kamil Madras, Syed Jamal Naser Liton and AKM Saifuddin Sohan, business persons and Fakhar Uddin, Social organiser addressed the function among others.
Executives and Officials of the Bank along with local businesspersons, clients and social elites attended the function.
Dhaka, Nov 25 (UNB)- Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited (IBBL) inaugurated its branch at Mainamati Sena Kalyan Market in Cumilla Cantonment on Sunday.
Md Mahbub ul Alam, Managing Director and CEO of the Bank inaugurated the Branch as chief guest.
Presided over by Md Mosharraf Hossain, Executive Vice President and Head of Cumilla Zone, Dr Masudul Hoq Chowdhury, Director of Bangladesh Academy for Rural Development (BARD), Faruk Ahmed, Md Shamsul Alam and Md Shafiullah, businesspersons addressed the programme among others.
M Zubayer Azam Helali and Md Nasir Uddin, Senior Vice Presidents, Mohammad Shahadat Ullah, Senior Assistant Vice President and Head of Cumilla Cantonment IBBL Branch were present on the occasion.
Businesspersons, customers and local elites also attended the programme.