Dhaka, Sep 9 (UNB)- The 39th general meeting of central sharia board of Islamic Banks of Bangladesh Limited (IBBL) was held at Islami Bank Tower on Monday.
Discussion on importance of Sharia compliance in banking operations was held and audited report and annual plan of actions were approved in the meeting.
Representatives from 22 member institutions also participated in the meeting.
The meeting was presided over by Sayed Kamaluddin Jafree, Chairman of the Board, where Shah Abdul Hannan, Advisor, M Azizul Huq, Chairman of CSBIB Executive Committee and Board of Directors of Pubali Bank, Professor Md Nazmul Hassan, PhD, Chairman of Islamic Banks Consultative Forum (IBCF) and Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited, Kazi Akram Uddin Ahmed, Chairman of Standard Bank Limited, Prof Md Anwarul Azim Arif, Chairman of Social Islami Bank Limited and Md Abdullah Sharif, Secretary General of Central Sharia Board along with Managing Directors and Chairmen of Sharia Supervisory Committee were present.
Dhaka, Sept 8 (UNB) - A German business delegation arrived here on Sunday on a five-day visit to discuss trade and investment issues with their Bangladesh counterparts.
The visit is organised by Ostasiatischer Verein (German Asia-Pacific Business Association) together with Deutscher Industrie- und Handelskammertag (Association of German Chambers of Commerce and Industry).
The delegation ranging from representatives of the textile, furniture and shipping sectors to those of the environment technology, banking and tourism sectors will meet Bangladesh government high officials as well as leading Bangladeshi and international companies in order to exploit business opportunities in Bangladesh.
The delegation members are Peter Clasen, WGC Clasen (jute sector) and Head of OAV Delegation, Jan Moritz, Julius Hüpeden (textile sector), Arne Küper (GER Ministry of Economy) and Almut Roessner (executive board member of OAV), according to German Embassy in Dhaka.
The delegation members will meet media on September 12 evening before they leave the country.
Peter Fahrenholtz, German Ambassador to Bangladesh, will also attend the press conference to be held from 7pm-7:30 pm at InterContinental Dhaka.
Dhaka, Sep 8 (UNB)- The country’s electronics giant ‘Walton’ has registered a record number of fridge sales in the domestic market by selling out nearly 17 lakh units of refrigerators and freezers during the period of January to August of 2019.
It is about 51 percent growth of the company compared to the fridge sales of the previous year’s corresponding period.
Some initiatives, including release of huge energy efficient, environment-friendly and innovative designed inverter and glass door refrigerators with wide voltage system, increase of the compressor’s guaranty period by two years to 12 years, announcement of Tk 10 lakh, Tk 1 lakh, sure cash vouchers with different values or free appliances on the purchase Walton fridge under the digital campaign season 4, were the major forces behind the outstanding growth in fridge sales.
Walton officials disclosed the data at a programme tilted ‘Best Area Manager Evaluation Award and Digital Campaign Branding Award for July -2019’ arranged held at Walton corporate office in the capital on Thursday.
At the function, total of 50 persons, including 20 distributors and 30 area managers from plaza and distributor’s sales network, were honoured with ‘Best Branding Award’ and ‘Best Performance Award’ as the recognition of their extra-ordinary contribution.
Walton Hi-Tech Industries Limited’s Managing Director S M Ashraful Alam handed over the crests and the certificates to the awardees.
The programme was also attended, among others, by the company’s Executive Directors Eva Rezwana, Amdadul Haque Sarker, Nazrul Islam Sarker, S M Zahid Hasan, Humayun Kabir, Sirajul Islam, Mohammad Rayhan, Ariful Ambia, Amin Khan and Dr Md Shakhawat Hossen, Deputy Executive Directors Firoj Alam and Shahjada Salim, Operative Director Robiul Alam Bhuiyan and Walton’s Media Adviser Enayet Ferdous.
Walton have focused on the potential markets of the developed nations like Australia, America and Europe, mentioning it Walton officials said, thus domestic and international experts from Italy, Japan and South Korea are collaborating with each other for producing huge energy efficient, environment-friendly and innovative designed global models’ refrigerators.
Walton Fridge’s Chief Executive Officer Golam Murshed said, each and every fridges of Walton has been marketed after obtaining quality certificate from the international standard testing lab NUSDAT-UTS.
The officials also informed that Walton is making customers’ database with the aim of providing best after sales services swiftly through online.
They are conducting digital campaign season-4 across the country, and a good number of customers received Tk 10 lakh, sure cash vouchers and different sorts of Walton products.
Dhaka, Sep 8 (UNB)- PRAN-RFL Group, the country’s leading agricultural and plastic products manufacturer was awarded “Bangladesh Best Employer Brand Awrd-2019” by World HRD Congress here on Sunday.
The group achieved the award for ensuring congenial atmosphere in workplace and good practice in human resource development.
Uzma Chowdhury, Director of Corporate Finance at PRAN-RFL Group received the award on behalf of the organization. The program was held at Pan Pacific Sonargaon hotel in the capital.
Kamruzzaman Kamal, Marketing Director at PRAN-RFL Group said, “More than one lakh people are currently working with PRAN-RFL group. We organize different types of program for our employees to ensure better working environment featuring skill development training and motivational program as they can perform perfectly.”
He also said, “The award is a great recognition of our endeavor of ensuring best environment at work place. I believe the award will inspire us to go ahead.”
Dhaka, Sep 8 (UNB)- Local electronics brand Walton has started taking pre orders for its notch display dual back camera smartphone ‘Primo R6’ which will be released soon in the local market.
The 8.85 mm slim phone will come in three different colors - Crimson black, Dark blue and Twilight blue.
Asifur Rahman Khan, Chief of Walton Cellular Phone sales department, said that the regular price of the phone is Tk 9,599 but the customers with pre orders will get it only at Tk 8,599 with Tk 1,000 cashback.
The customers can have live experience of the device at all Walton Plaza and Walton Mobile Brand Outlets across the country.
The new device has 13MP and 2MP dual back cameras equipped with PDAF technology and 5P lens with LED flash. It features another 8MP front camera for selfies with PDAF technology and 4P lens.
Runs on Android 9.0 Pie operating system, the dual 4G SIM supported handset features a 6.1-inch 19:9 U-Notch HD+ display with 1520X720 pixel screen resolutions. It sports a 1.6 GHz Octa-Core processor, Power VR GE8322 GPU 3 GB DDR4 RAM, 32 GB ROM with expandable storage up to 128 GB, 4000 mAh battery, fingerprint, face unlock, OTG etc.
Customers will get instant replacement warranty for 30 days along with one-year regular service warranty for the device.