Dhaka, Nov 22 (UNB)- Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited (IBBL) has recently achieved the “Strongest Retail Bank in Bangladesh 2018’ award conferred by United Kingdom-based financial intelligence house Cambridge IF Analytica.
Md Mahbub ul Alam, Managing Director and CEO of the bank received the award from Shahid Malik, Former British Minister and Chairman of Global Cooperation and Development Partnerships at a programme on Wednesday.
The programme was held at JW Marriott Marquis Hotel in Dubai of United Arab Emirates (UAE) where Dr Sofiza Azmi, CEO of Cambridge IFA was present.
Dhaka, Nov19 (UNB)- The 6th edition of Leathertech Bangladesh 2018 is going to start from Thursday in the city aiming to bring global technologies at the doorsteps of the local industry.
ASK Trade & Exhibitions Pvt Ltd has been organizing the tradeshow at the International Convention City of Bashundara (ICCB). In addition, the 2nd edition of Bangladesh Leather footwear & Leather goods International Sourcing Show-BLLISS 2018 will be organised by Leather goods and Footwear Manufacturers & Exporters Association of Bangladesh (LFMEAB) at the same venue.
The announcements of the tradeshows were made at a press conference at a hotel in the capital.
The event will be inaugurated by Tofail Ahmed, Commerce Minister where industrial leaders and government high officials will be present.
Over 300 exhibitors from nearly 20 countries around the globe will be participating in the event showcasing Finished Leather, Machinery for Tanning Leather, Manufacturing Footwear and Leather goods along with Components, Dyes & Chemicals, Accessories and allied products to transform the leather sector in Bangladesh.
Apart from the main event, there will be a handful of mini-events like "Buyer-Seller Meet" helping the exhibitors to interact with the sourcing team from factories on November 22 and 23.
A seminar on key concerns of the sector like “Future of footwear design and development, production control and costs" Soiling for Sports and Outdoor Performance Footwear" will be held on November24.
Md Saiful Islam, President of Leather Goods and Footwear Manufacturers and Exporters Association of Bangladesh (LFMEAB), Kazi Rawshan Ara, Executive Director LFMEAB and Tipu Sultan Bhuiyan, Managing Director of ASK Trade & Exhibitions Pvt. Ltd. were also present in the press conference.
Dhaka, Nov 19 (UNB)-Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited (IBBL) has signed an agreement with Farazy Hospital Ltd at Islami Bank Tower here in the city on Monday.
Abu Reza Md Yeahia, Deputy Managing Director of the Bank and Dr Anower Farazy Emon, Chairman of Farazi Hospital Ltd signed the agreement on behalf of respective filed in presence of Mohammed Monirul Moula, Additional Managing Director of the bank .
Through this agreement, VISA and Khidmah Card holders of Islami Bank will get attractive discount in treatment services of Farazy Hospital.
Mohammad Ali, Taher Ahmed Chowdhury, Muhammad Qaisar Ali and Hasne Alam, Deputy Managing Directors of Islami Bank, Dr Wahiduzzaman, Managing Director, Farazy Dental Hospital, Khondoker Atikur Rahman, Finance Director and Md Mozammel Haque, head of Corporate Department of Farazy Hospital Ltd. along with other Executives and Officials from both the organizations were attended the programme.
Papua New Guinea, Nov 18 (AP) — The U.S., Japan, New Zealand and Australia say they'll bring electricity to 70 percent of Papua New Guinea's people by 2030, boosting the West's response to growing Chinese influence in the South Pacific.
The four countries and Papua New Guinea signed the electrification agreement Sunday at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation meeting behind held in the capital Port Moresby.
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence says it shows the strength of their commitment to the region.
Only about 20 percent of Papua New Guinea's 8 million people have electricity and for a significant proportion of them the supply is not reliable.
The announcement comes after the U.S., Japan and Australia in July announced a joint effort to finance infrastructure in Pacific island states which China has aggressively wooed with loans and aid.
Dhaka, Nov 17 (UNB)- Middle East country ‘Yemen’ has been enlisted in the list of importing countries of Walton fridges recently.
Last month, Walton for the first time shipped out a large volume of fridges to a local brand of Yemen under the OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer). This month, the second shipment of Walton made fridges, including huge power efficient glass door refrigerator and beverage cooler, was completed.
Edward Kim, President of Walton’s International Business Unit (IBU) said “We have a target of bagging US$ 1 billion earnings from the export of various electronics and electrical appliances and spare parts by 2028.”
To meet this target, he said that they are trying to nurture brand presence in the international market through sustainable partnership with customers while focusing on OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) business to drive the business volume and also to enhance our product quality management which is an assurance to customers.
Uday Hakim, deputy executive director of Walton Group, said they focused on expanding the global market and strengthening its international business unit.
Walton is setting up global product research and development centers and branch offices in many countries including Germany, United Kingdom, China, UAE, Taiwan and Thailand, he said.