Walton has received the "President's Award for Industrial Development 2019" for contribution to the private sector, employment generation and economy of the country.
Walton Hi-Tech Industries Limited got the prestigious award as the top organisation in the high-tech industry category this year.
On Thursday, the award was handed over at a programme in the capital. Nineteen industrial units under six categories, including Walton, received the awards.
President Abdul Hamid was virtually present as the chief guest. Planning Minister MA Mannan, Industries Minister Nurul Majid Mahmud Humayun and State Minister for Industries Ministry Kamal Ahmed Majumder were present as special guests.
Golam Murshed, managing director and chief executive officer of Walton Hi-Tech Industries Limited, received the award on behalf of Walton.
The award was introduced by the Ministry of Industries in the name of the president to encourage the creativity of the private sectors. Each organisation was given a crest and a certificate as a reward.
Golam Murshed said: "Bangladesh is now a manufacturing and export-oriented country in the electronics sector with Walton having exported goods worth $14 million this year. We have set a target of exporting electronics products worth $1 billion by 2025."