Dhaka, Jul 14 (UNB) - Samsung Consumer Electronics Bangladesh launched its new SpaceMax Series Side-by-Side Refrigerator lineup with two-door and three-door options at a city hotel on Sunday.
Shahriar Bin Lutfor, Head of Business, Consumer Electronics of Samsung Bangladesh in the launching programme said that “Being an industry leader, we are excited to bring the all-new SpaceMax Series Side-by-Side refrigerators that are designed to change the way consumers store food.”
The new refrigerator models have SpaceMax technology enabling more room for food and less electricity consumption, he said.
The series features an all-around cooling system that blows cold air through multiple vents, thus cooling the entire fridge and it maintains an optimum temperature to keep the food fresh for a long time. The refrigerators are equipped with Samsung digital inverter compressor that can save energy up to 50 percent, said a press release.
The two-door refrigerator comes with a starting price of BDT 159,900 while the three-door model lineup comes with a starting price of BDT 189,900. The two-door refrigerators come in three different models (RS72R5001M9/TL, RS72R5011SL/TL and RS74R5101SL/TL) with a capacity of 647 Liter, while the three-door refrigerator comes in two models (RS73R5561B4/TL and RS73R5561F8/TL) with a range of capacities varying from 634-647 Liters.
Dhaka, July 14 (UNB) - Prime Finance and Investment Ltd, a leading financial agency in the country, returned to profit spree in 2018 financial year by overcoming losses in the last few years, said a company statement on Sunday.
The company management made the announcement in line with the audited financial statement approved in its 23rd Annual General Meeting (AGM) held recently in the capital presided over by Mohammad Masudur Rahim, the Chairman of Board of Directors.
Rahim announced that Prime Finance made Tk 5.89 crore in profit last year.
He said restructuring of the board, adopting a five-year plan and its implementation, recovery of default loans, proper management of subsidiaries and associate companies and cost-cutting policy have contributed to the company’s ambition to overcome losses and make profit.
Dhaka, Jul 13 (UNB)- Huawei released its 2018 Sustainability Report on Friday. The 2018 report explains Huawei's four strategies for sustainability: digital inclusion, security and trustworthiness, environmental protection, and a healthy and harmonious ecosystem.
Also, different initiatives taken by Huawei in Bangladesh, like the ongoing relief distribution programs, providing technical support for the development of mobile financial services and providing proper ICT based education for women empowerment in partnership with other organizations got priority in this year’s report.
Over the past year, Huawei has been working to help achieve the UN's Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), build a sustainable and more inclusive ecosystem with its industry partners, and execute its own sustainability strategies.
On Friday’s report disclosure ceremony in China, Liang Hua, Chairman of Huawei, said, "Huawei has been creating value for its customers through innovation. We are doing everything we can to bridge the digital divide and meet the world's needs for connectivity. “
“We want to make digital services more affordable and equally accessible to all, and to do our part in contributing to social and economic development."
To Huawei energy efficiency has become a major consideration for future communications networks and keeping this in mind Huawei has made many innovations in the course of its 5G research, product development, and engineering.
Huawei has managed to reduce the power consumption per 5G site to 20% less than the industry average. This has been made possible by the new Huawei chipsets, system software, professional services, and advanced hardware and heat dissipation technologies.
These innovative technologies have made Huawei's 5G more energy-efficient. Also, to bring the benefits of digital technology to every person, home, and organization, Huawei have launched a global digital inclusion initiative called TECH4ALL.
Huawei's new sustainability strategies include two major changes. First, Huawei has expanded its strategy of bridging the digital divide into a digital inclusion strategy. Building on connectivity, the company is now also paying more attention to applications and skills. Second, its strategy of supporting stable and secure network operations and protecting user privacy has been upgraded into the "security and trustworthiness" strategy.
To protect the environment, Huawei has taken, “environment protection” strategy. Under this strategy, in 2018, Huawei used about 932 million kWh of electricity from clean energy sources, representing an emissions reduction of about 450,000 tons and to provide “healthy and harmonious ecosystem” last year, Huawei organized 177 community support programs worldwide, to support local sustainable growth.
Dhaka, Jul 11 (UNB)- PRAN-RFL Group has been giving highest importance to environment related issues along with manufacturing quality products, said Kamruzzaman Kamal, director (marketing) at PRAN-RFL Group.
He came up with the remarks at a view exchange meeting in the conference room celebrating the fifth year of Habiganj Industrial Park (HIP) on Thursday.
He said that “We have 4 Effluent Treatment Plants (ETP) with the capacity of treating 66 lakh liters of liquid waste. The liquid waste is treated through the ETPs and organic fertilizer is made through the solid waste.”
HM Manjurul Haque, General Manager of HIP who was also present on the programme said that some 20,000 jobs have been created in the park in past five years while 80 percent of total staffs are local.
He also said “PRAN-RFL Group is working not only to create employment here but also working to extend scope of education. For this reason, the group has established a school in the area. Now 600 students are studying here. Moreover, we give scholarships to meritorious students of some schools of the area.”
Fazle Rabbi, General Manager (RFL-administration), Ehsanul Habib, Senior Manager (PRAN-administration) at HIP and Zeaul Haque, Assistant General Manager (Public Relations) at PRAN-RFL Group were also present there among others.
Dhaka, Jul 11 (UNB)- Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited inaugurated its 500th Agent Banking Outlet at Alfadanga Bazar in Faridpur recently. Md. Abdul Jabbar, Deputy Managing Director of the Bank inaugurated the outlet as chief guest.
Md. Maksudur Rahman, Executive Vice President and Head of Khulna Zone presided over the program.
Saifur Rahman, Mayor of Alfadanga municipality, Monirul Haque Sikder, Principal of Alfadanga Government College, Muhammad Nurul Karim, Senior Vice President, Kazi Mohammad Ismail, First Assistant Vice President of the bank and Md. Akramuzzaman, local businessman spoke at the launching of the Islami Bank agent banking outlet as special guests.
Mohammad Tauhidur Rahman, Head of Boalmari Branch gave welcome speech. Md. Imran Hossain, Bank’s agent and proprietor of Burkaty Enterprise also addressed the program. Local businesspersons, professionals and dignitaries were present on the occasion.