Dhaka, Dec 22 (UNB) - Osama Taseer has been elected President of Dhaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DCCI) for the year 2019.
Waqar Ahmad Choudhury and Imran Ahmed have been elected Senior Vice President and Vice President of the DCCI respectively.
The new Board of Directors took over charge at the 57th Annual General Meeting (AGM) of DCCI held in its auditorium on Saturday.
The newly elected directors are Ashraf Ahmed, Deen Mohammad, Enamul Haque Patwary, Md Rashedul Karim Munna and Shams Mahmud.
Newly elected DCCI President Osama Taseer is an eminent business entrepreneur in the RMG sector.
Dhaka, Dec 22 (UNB) - Professor Dr Md Salim Uddin, FCA, FCMA, executive committee chairman of Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited, presented a paper on post LDC graduation Era in Bangladesh in Chattogram recently.
Professor Dr Salim, also the Chairman of Bangladesh House Building Finance Corporation, presented the paper titled ‘Turning Challenges into Opportunities: Post LDC Graduation Era in Bangladesh’ in a seminar organized by Institute of Cost and Management Accountants of Bangladesh (ICMAB) Chattagram Branch Council in a port city hotel.
Dr Salim said that measures need to be taken for facing the challenges of Bangladesh after LDC graduation includes investment in human development, overcoming infrastructure gap, quality education and investment in research, adoption of innovation and digitalization, building strong institution and improving good governance, female labor-force participation and diversification of exports of Bangladesh.
Bangladesh is now on the highway of development, he said. Bangladesh is now a universal model of development, he added. He called upon all concerned to prioritize the respective sectors facing challenges after LDC graduation.
Dhaka, Dec 20 (UNB)- The Bangladesh’s multinational electronics brand, Walton fridges have been getting sound response in the Lebanese market for its world-class quality, lucrative design and affordable rates.
The local brand shipped out two shipments of power efficient inverter fridges to the Middle Eastern country Lebanon under the ‘OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer).
Walton authorities said they were exporting Walton’s ‘Made in Bangladesh’ labeled products to different nations of Asia, Middle East and Africa regions. Now, they were initiating to export Bangladesh made electronics and electrical appliances to the markets of developed countries like Australia, America and Europe.
To this extent, they are going to manufacture the world’s latest technologies global models fridges at Walton Hi-Tech Industries Limited at Chandra in Gazipur. They added advanced technologies machineries and equipment to various departments like production, quality control, research and development department.
In addition, they are preparing a road map with long-term working plans to be one of the best global players in the international electronics markets.
Edward Kim, President of Walton’s International Business Unit (IBU) said “We greatly focusing on making a strong foot in the global market through setting up a target of bagging US$ 1 billion earnings from the export of various sorts of electronics and electrical appliances and spare parts.”
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 product quality management which is an assurance to the customers.
Dhaka, Dec 19 (UNB)- A workshop on ‘Effective Audit Conduction and Compliance in Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited’ was held recently at IBTRA Hall room in the city.
Islami Bank Training and Research Academy (IBTRA) organised the workshop.
Dr Md Zillur Rahman, Chairman of Audit Committee of the Bank addressed the program as chief guest while Helal Ahmed Chowdhury, Director was special guest.
Presided over by Taher Ahmed, Senior Executive Vice President, the program was also attended by Md Habibur Rahman and Md Raja Miah, Senior Vice Presidents and Habibur Rahman, Vice President of the Bank.
Executives and officials of internal control and compliance wing of the bank are attended the week-long workshop.
Dhaka, Dec 19 (UNB)- Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd (AIBL) has opened its 166th branch at Sarankhola upazila in Bagerhat district on Wednesday.
Former Chairman and current Director of the Bank Md Anowar Hossain formally inaugurated the branch as chief guest at a function chaired by its Managing Director and CEO, Farman R Chowdhury.
Sarankhola Upazila Chairman, Kamal Uddin Akand, Rayenda Union Parisad Chairman Asaduzzaman Milon, General Secretary of Rayenda Bazar Management Committee Mohammad Anowar Hossain, Principal of Rayenda Bazar Fazil Madrasa Maolana Abdul Jalil Anowari, Principal of Sarankhola Govt College Md Nurul Alam Fakir and Imam of Panchrasta Jame Mosque Mawlana Anowarul Karim were present there among others.