Dhaka, Oct 22 (UNB)- Popular all-rounder cricketer, Shakib Al Hasan, has joined the Grameenphone (GP) as their brand ambassador to inspire and build an empowered digital society.
On this occasion, Yasir Azman, Deputy CEO and CMO of Grameenphone, said, “Shakib Al Hasan has long established himself as a reliable cricketer and a national icon. The combination seems a natural fit as Grameenphone is also considered to be the most reliable mobile network in Bangladesh. So, our team and Shakib Al Hasan are looking forward to making this an inspiring partnership that will have a positive impact on the country.”
Shakib Al Hasan added, “I am delighted to be associated with Grameenphone as I believe, the company is making a huge contribution to the telecommunication and digital sector in Bangladesh. I have always believed in crossing my limits and keeping my faith in my inner power and the supporters’ trust. Hence, I hope that together with Grameenphone, we will take our country forward, especially in the digital sector.”
Grameenphone has a vast range of initiatives like online schools, easy internet education for the mass, women empowerment and other development initiatives around the year to encourage and empower society. Shakib Al Hasan will walk with Grameenphone to the path of social empowerment and national development.
Dhaka, Oct 22 (UNB)- Islami Bank Training & Research Academy (IBTRA) of Chattogram Regional Centre (CRC) organised a workshop on “Prevention of Money Laundering & Terrorist Financing” at the academy premises from October 18 to October 19.
Abu Reza Md Yeahia, Deputy Managing Director of the Bank addressed the programme as the chief guest.
Md Nayer Azam, Head of Chattogram North Zone, Dr M Kamal Uddin Jasim, D-CAMLCO of the bank and GM Mohd Gias Uddin Quader, Head of Chattogram South Zone addressed the programme as the special guests.
Md Khalequzzaman, In-charge of IBTRA CRC presided over the programme.
Concerned employees of Chattogram North Zone and South Zone, Agarabad and Khatunganj Corporate Branch along with Head of Branches under Chattogram region attended the workshop.
Dhaka, Oct 22 (UNB) – Prime Minister’s Information and Communication Technology (ICT) adviser Sajeeb Wazed Joy on Tuesday inaugurated ‘Nagad account in one minute’ service connecting ‘Porichoy’ app with Bangladesh Post Office's mobile financial service Nagad.
Joy inaugurated the service at a programme at the Posts and Telecommunications Ministry.
Earlier, it took five days for verification of national ID of any mobile account which is now possible just in one minute using ‘Porichoy’ app .
He also inaugurated commemorative postage stamps marking the World Post Day, web-based online, ISBN and BARCODE services by Archive and Library Department, Telipay service of Teletalk, and new laptop and mobile phone of Bangladesh Telephone Shilpa Shangstha (Tesis).
Posts and Telecommunications Division Minister Mustafa Jabbar, secretary Ashoke Kumar Biswas and Nagad’s managing director Tanvir Mishuk were, among others, present.
Dhaka, Oct (UNB)- Grameenphone Ltd. reported total revenues of BDT 107.5 billion for the first nine months of 2019, marking 9.5% growth from the same period of last year. The operator’s subscriber base grew by 6.0% to 75.7 million during the same period.
The company acquired 0.4 million new subscribers during the third quarter, registering a 6.0% growth from the end of 2018. The company also acquired 0.9 million internet subscribers while 53.7% of total subscribers of Grameenphone Ltd. are using internet services, said a press release.
“We have been delivering a solid business performance in the third quarter despite a very challenging regulatory environment. We have been affected by the halt on NOCs from our regulator, however, 99.5% of the total population is covered by Grameenphone’s network, while 69% of the total population is under our 4G network.” said Michael Patrick Foley, CEO of Grameenphone Ltd.
“Protecting the interest of our shareholders, providing value to our customers and continuing to build a strong network in the country remains our priority,” he added.
Dhaka, Oct 20 (UNB) – Local electronic brand Walton has been manufacturing good quality and eco-friendly products, said Environment, Forest and Climate Change Minister Md Shahab Uddin on Saturday.
“If some more industries like Walton are established in Bangladesh, no one can hinder the country’s economic progress,” the minister said while visiting Walton Hi-Tech Industries Limited (WHIL) at Chandra in Gazipur.
Shahab Uddin also said Walton is contributing to the national economy through earning foreign currencies by exporting locally made goods to different countries after meeting the domestic demands.
During his visit to WHIL, Environment Forest and Climate Change Ministry’s Secretary Abdullah Al Mohsin Chowdhury, Internal Resources Division’s Deputy Secretary Sultana Afrose, Environment Division’s Director General Dr. AKM Rafique Ahammed, Director Md Ziaul Haque and Additional Secretary Dr SM Manjurul Hannan Khan, BSTI Director General Muazzem Hossain, were present.