Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited (IBBL) Managing Director (Current Charge) Muhammad Qaisar Ali paid Tk 100 crore as income tax at Income Tax Fair at Officers Club in the city on Thursday.
Md. Mosharraf Hossain Bhuiyan, Senior Secretary of Internal Resources Division and Chairman of National Board of Revenue and Md. Ashraful Haque, Chief Financial Officer of IBBL along with other senior Officials of NBR were also present on the occasion, said a press release.
Two customers in Savar in Dhaka and Madaripur district received free fridge through buying Marcel brand refrigerator under the winter festival of Marcel Digital Campaign Season 5.
The awardees were: Nasima Akhter of Nabinagar in Savar and Md Shahid Hawlader of Patiladi at Charmuguria in Madaripur.
On behalf of Nasima Akhter, her husband Shafiqul Islam received the free refrigerator from Marcel Brand Ambassador film actor Amin Khan at Chowdhury traders, a distributor outlet of Marcel at DEPZ Road in Ashulia, on Sunday last.
The function was also attended, among others, by Marcel’s Head of Sales Dr Md Shakhawat Hossen, Proprietor of Chowdhury Traders Yusuf Ali Chowdhury, Proprietor of Ittadi Electronics Asif Iqbal and some other localities.
Earlier on November 07, film actor Amin Khan handed over a refrigerator to Md Shahid Hawlader, free of cost after buying a Marcel brand refrigerator from Nurat Electro House from Badamtola in Madaripur sadar upazila.
Madaripur Sadar Upazila Vice-Chairman Monirul Islam Tushar Bhuiyan, municipality ward councilor HM Moniruzzaman Akhter Hawlader, upazila Awami League’s president Md Shakhawat Hossain Selim, Pachkhola Union Parishad’s former chairman Abdur Rashid Goura and Nusrat Electro House proprietor Md Abdul Mannan Hawlader were present at the function.
It may be noted that through digital registration process, details including customer name, phone number and model number of the purchased products are being stored on Marcel's server so that customers can avail quick after sales service from any Marcel service center even if the warranty card is lost. Service center representatives can also get customers’ feedback.
The benefits of sure cash back or total of 300 fridges are offered with the aim of encouraging customers in taking part in the digital registration campaign.
They are manufacturing and marketing more than 100 models of frost, non-frost refrigerators and freezers and beverage coolers in the local market.
Besides, one-year replacement facilities, Marcel provides 12-year guarantee for compressors. Marcel has over 72 service points across the country to provide best after-sales service.
The 191stbranch of United Commercial Bank Limited (UCB) was opened at Shantirhat of Chattogram on Thursday.
AsifuzzamanChowdhury,director of UCB, inaugurated the branch as the chief guest when director Nurul Islam Chowdhury and managing director Mohammed Shawkat Jamil, among others, were present.
Dhaka, Nov 13 (UNB) - A total of 48 entrepreneurs of the industrial sector would be awarded with commercially important person (CIP) cards for their outstanding performances in their respective fields in 2017.
Industries Secretary Md Abdul Halim on Wednesday said this media at a press conference at the Industries Ministry in the city.
He also informed that Industries Minister Nurul Majid Mahmud Humayun will hand over the CIP cards among the awardees at a function to be held at Sonargaon Hotel in the capital on November 20.
Prime Minister’s Private Industry and Investment Affairs Adviser Salman Fazlur Rahman, State Minister for Industries Kamal Ahmed Mojumder, and President of the Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FBCCI) Sheikh Fazle Fahim are expected to be present as special guests at the function.
Abdul Halim said that out of the 48 entrepreneurs, 42 will receive the status for their outstanding performances in eight categories while six will get the status under the ex-officio category.
“Among the 42 businessmen, 15 will receive CIP cards for large industries (production) while five for large industries (service), nine for medium industries (production), three for medium industry (service), five for small industries (production), one for small industries (service), two for micro industries and two for cottage industries,” a prepared statement mentioned.
He also informed that Abdul Matlub Ahmed will receive CIP card as president of the FBCCI while Md Siddiqur Rahman as president of the Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA), Rupali Haque Chowdhury as president of the Foreign Investors’ Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FICCI), Selima Ahmed as president of the Bangladesh Women Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BWCCI), Salahuddin Kasem Khan as President of the Bangladesh Employers’ Federation (BEF) and Mirza Nurul Gani Shovon as president of the National Association of Small and Cottage Industries of Bangladesh (NASCIB).
Halim said total 340 businessmen received the CIP cards since 2009.
“The CIP card holders enjoy various facilities include priority in seat reservation at government transports in air, road, rail and waterways, getting invitation at national events and letter of introduction from foreign ministry for getting visa to visit aboard,” he also said.
“Some 35.14 percent contribution of industries sector in GDP increased in the last 2018-19 fiscal year. The government aimed to increase the contribution of the sector up to 50 percent by 2041. So we all have to work together,” he added.
Banglalink, one of Bangladesh's leading digital communications service providers, launched startups scouting program for the third batch of IT Incubator, a platform designed to facilitate the country's digital entrepreneurship.
Banglalink initiated this program in association with Bangladesh Hi-Tech Park Authority, a wing of ICT Division of Bangladesh Government back in 2016, said a press release.
Banglalink is committed to providing infrastructural, mentorship, and partnership supports to the selected aspirant startups. Initially, the startups will be selected based on their unique ideas, commercial prospects, and team strength.
The selected startups will get a dedicated office in an inspiring co-working space located in Janata Tower, Karwan Bazar, access to online learning tools, and other logistic supports as well. Commercially feasible and promising startups with great commitment will have the opportunity to enjoy a partnership with Banglalink upon completion of the program. The application submission has already started, and the deadline for submission is November 28, 2019. To apply for the program, the interested people has been asked to follow the link; https://incubator.banglalink.net/.
IT Incubator is a part of ‘Make Your Mark’ - the flagship Corporate Responsibility program of Banglalink’s parent company VEON. The renowned global telecom operator is committed to facilitating the development of the IT sectors of all the societies around the world it operates in.
Hosne Ara Begum ndc, Managing Director (Secretary), Bangladesh Hi-tech Park Authority, said, “To achieve the dream of a Digital Bangladesh, Hi-Tech Park Authority has taken several initiatives over the years. Janata Tower Software Technology Park is one of the projects that was launched to support the startups and contribute to the development of the digital ecosystem”.
“We appreciate that one of the leading telecommunications service providers in our country, Banglalink, has partnered with us to support the young tech entrepreneurs. I believe startups will be greatly benefited from the program,” she added.
Taimur Rahman, Chief Corporate and Regulatory Affairs Officer, Banglalink stated that, “We are really glad to announce the call for the application of startups scouting program of IT Incubator for the tech enthusiasts and passionate young tech entrepreneurs”.
Banglalink invites all innovative youths with entrepreneurial zeal to apply for the programme, he said adding that “We are committed to providing all sorts of necessary supports to ensure their growth in future.”