Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited (IBBL) has received ‘Gold Remittance Award 2020’ for collecting highest remittance in the year-2019.
Dr AK Abdul Momen, Foreign Affairs Minister and Dr Mashiur Rahman, Economic Affairs Advisor to Prime Minister handed over the award to Md Omar Faruk Khan, Deputy Managing Director & Head of International Banking Wing of Islami Bank.
The programme was organised by Centre for NRB at Pan Pacific Sonargaon recently.
Muhammad Golam Rabbani, Senior Vice President of the Bank and MS Shekil Chowdhury, Chairperson of the Centre for NRB were present on the occasion.
Uber, the world's largest on-demand ride-sharing company, on Wednesday announced the launch of its services in Cox’s Bazar, making it the 4th Bangladeshi city after Dhaka, Chattogram and Sylhet.
Ratul Ghosh, Head of Bangladesh & East India, Uber said, "We’re delighted to announce our foray in Cox's Bazar, the heart of tourism in Bangladesh. With this launch, both residents and tourists will have a reliable and economical travel solution to experience the city fully with UberMoto and UberXL till Innani and Ramu.”
The information was reveled through a statement of Uber issued on Wednesday.
“Those who sign up as driver-partners will have opportunities to earn more and flexibility to plan their work schedule. In 2019, riders from 76 countries had used Uber while visiting Bangladesh. We are excited to contribute to the potential of this new city and optimistic that citizens and tourists will give us a warm welcome,” Ratul said.
Besides, Uber's most loved signature products, UberXL and MOTO, will now be available in the city and riders can now book UberXL and MOTO services by downloading the Uber app.
Bikroy.com, an online marketplace has recently launched the ‘Valentine 2020’ campaign for its customers on the occasion of the upcoming Valentine’s Day on February 14.
US-Bangla Airlines Ltd. is the ‘Valued partner’ of the competition that was announced in a MoU signing ceremony on Monday at the head office of Bikroy in Dhaka.
Eshita Sharmin, Co-Managing Director of Bikroy.com and Md Kamrul Islam, General Manager, PR of US-Bangla Airlines Ltd were present among others at the function.
Participants need to visit the Bikroy Blog, provide relevant information and submit their story. It may be written either in Bangla or English. Participants also need to post an advertisement on Bikroy. The last date for story submission is February 19, 2020.
Five top stories will be selected from the submissions and the five winners will get Dhaka-Chittagong-Dhaka couple tickets and will receive certificates from Bikroy.com. The prize giving ceremony will be held on February 24, 2020, at the Bikroy premise.
On the ‘Valentines 2020’ campaign, Eshita Sharmin, Co-Managing Director of Bikroy.com said “The season of love is upon us once again. Valentine’s Day has become a very festive day these days.”
“Everyone wants to surprise their loved ones on this special day. We have arranged this competition keeping that in mind. We hope, this year’s Valentine’s Day will be very special for our customers.’’, she said.
Dhaka Central, South and East Zones of Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited (IBBL) organized business development conference of agent banking and workshop on prevention of money laundering and combating financing of terrorism at a local convention hall in Dhaka on Tuesday.
Md. Mahbub ul Alam, managing director & CEO of the bank addressed the function.
Presided over by Abu Reza Md. Yeahia, deputy managing director and CAMLCO of the bank, Anwarul Islam, general manager of financial inclusion department of Bangladesh Bank addressed as chief guest.
Discussion on prevention of money laundering and combating financing of terrorism was also held in the conference.
The country’s electronics giant Walton Group has introduced one more brand named ‘Safe Electrical Solutions’ for manufacturing and marketing world-class safe, eco-friendly and energy efficient electrical appliances in the domestic market.
The group’s higher officials of the local company formally started the journey of their new brand ‘Safe’ at Walton Factory in Chandra, Gazipur on February 4 last.
The function was attended by Walton Group’s Managing Director SM Shamsul Alam, Director SM Rezaul Alam, Deputy Managing Director Md Alamgir Alam Sarker, Executive Director Yusuf Ali, Deputy Operative Director Abdullah Al Mamun, Safe Electrical Solution’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Sohel Rana, Head of Sales Syed Kahinur Rahman, Brand Manager Jakibur Rahman and other senior officials of the company.
Speaking at the event, Safe CEO Sohel Rana said, “Safe started its journey to deliver safe and highest standard electrical appliances.”
Research and Development Center as well as Quality Control Department have been set up where a group of skilled engineers and designers are working. They are manufacturing electrical appliances in line with the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) standards, he added.
Safe’s Head of Sales Syed Kahinur Rahman informed that initially, they started the marketing of different sorts of LED light, multi-plug or extension socket, circuit breaker and ceiling fan.
Gradually, they will manufacture and deliver other sorts of electrical goods like table fan, chargeable fan, electric switch-socket etc, he added.