Dhaka, Sep 21 (UNB)-PRAN Agro Business Limited, a sister concern of PRAN Group has received Standard Chartered-Channel I Agro Award-2019 for its outstanding contribution in agricultural sector of the country.
Agriculture Minister Dr Abdur Razzak handed over a crest and certificate to Uzma Chowdhury, Director of PRAN-RFL Group, through a programme at Pan Pacific Sonargaon hotel in the capital on Friday evening.
This year the awards were given in eight different categories. PRAN Agro Business got the Jury Special award for significant contribution in agricultural sector.
Faridur Reza Sagar, Managing Director of Channel I, Naser Ezaz Bijoy, Chief Executive Officer at Standard Chartered Bank and winners of different categories were also present at the programme.
Dhaka, Sep 21 (UNB)- Sayed Ali, Dharabarisha Union Parisahd member in Natore’s Gurudaspur upazila, became millionaire after he purchased a Walton refrigerator during its ongoing nationwide Digital Campaign Season-4.
Walton announced the offer for the customers of its wide ranges of refrigerators and freezers. Customers can also get cash vouchers or thousands of electronics and electrical appliances under the offer that will continue until September 30.
The UP member purchased an 11 cft refrigerator worth Tk 27,400 on August 1 from Walton Plaza of Chanchkair Bazar. He took part in the digital registration process and got Tk 10 lakh.
The authorities of Walton have handed over a check of Tk 10 lakh to him at a programme in front of the showroom on September 15.
The function was also attended by Gurudaspur upazila chairman Anwar Hossain, upazila Mohila vice-chairman Roksana Akter, Gurudaspur Police Station officer-in-charge Mozaharul Islam, local newspaper ‘Daily Dibaratri’ editor Atahar Hossain, Walton area manager Akter Habib Khan Shur and Walton Plaza manager Kumar Avijit Gour.
Sayed Ali said, “When I got the message of receiving Tk 10 lakh, I did not believe at first and later, was convinced after talking with the officials of the plaza.”
Thanking Walton, Sayed Ali also said that although he is a member of UP, he run the family through farming. He took out a loan three years ago during the election. He would pay the loan first and the rest of the money would be used for taking lands to cultivate.
Dhaka, Sept 19 (UNB)- Second edition of Bangladesh International Marine and Offshore Expo (BIMOX), 2019 kicked off at the International Convention City Bashundhara (ICCB) of the capital on Thursday.
Commerce minister Tipu Munshi inaugurated the exhibition through a video message.
The minister said that a number of booths from different parts of the world are accommodated and showcasing their products in the exhibition.
"Our local maritime and offshore industry entrepreneurs will get more updates by witnessing the technologies and machineries are being presented in the exhibition," he also said.
Tipu Munshi also added that there will have a seminar and dialogue where ship safety and ship building with the participation of maritime experts across the country that would provide effective guidance on improving of the quality of maritime industries.
Savor International with an international alliance with Fireworks Trade Media Group of Singapore organized the second edition of the exhibition here.
The exhibition that will continue from September 19 to 21 where would be showcased ship building, ship repairs, shipping, maritime engineering, offshore engineering and technology, ship breaking equipment, ship recycling, offshore, oil and gas support, fishing vessels and fishery.
In the exhibition, Companies from around 14 different counties including Bangladesh will exhibit their products, technologies, and services in more than 160 booths.
Director General of shipping department Commodore Syed Ariful Islam, senior vice-president of BCCCI, ATM Azizul Hakim David, president of association of export oriented Ship Building Industries Bangladesh Abdullahel Bari, founder and co-founder of Fireworks Trade Media Group Singapore Kenny Yong and Susan Tricia, managing director of Savor International Md Faizul Islam and others spoke on the occasion.
Dhaka, Sep 19 (UNB)- Md Sakib, a young farmer from Poba upazila in Rajshahi got Tk 10 lakh after purchasing a refrigerator from Walton, a local electronics brand.
On August 4, the Mollapara village youth purchased an 11 CFT Walton brand refrigerator at Tk 22,800 under the local brand’s prevailing offer titled ‘Who will be today’s millionaire’ from MR Electronics, a sub-dealer of Laz Enterprise at Hat Ramchandrapur Bazar in the district. Then, Sakib registered the fridge under the nationwide ongoing ‘Walton Digital Campaign Season 4.’
Sakib immediately received a message from Walton with the notification of getting Tk 10 lakh after taking part in the digital registration process of the domestic company.
On Sunday (September 14), the Walton authorities have handed over the money at a programme in front of the M R Electronics in the area.
Sakib got emotional after receiving Tk 10 lakh and said “Besides my limited lands, I also cultivate others' land for money. Now, I’m the millionaire! Walton refrigerator gave me a fortune. I'll start a business with this money.”
Customer can get Tk 1 million (10 lakh), Tk 1 lakh, free appliances of Walton or sure cash vouchers of different values after registering Walton refrigerators and freezers after the purchase from any sales outlets across the country under the offer. The offer will be available until September 30.