Sunday, 22 May, 2022


Jewelry sector to be made export oriented: New BAJUS president

Newly-elected president of Bangladesh Jewellers Samity (BAJUS) Sayem Sobhan Anvir, also Managing Director of Bashundhara Group, has said efforts will be given to make the country's jewelry sector export oriented.  He said: “Jewelry is a potential sector of the country.

Biman reschedules Dhaka-Bangkok flights for 16 Dec

Biman Bangladesh Airlines has rescheduled the flights on Dhaka-Bangkok route for 16 December (Thursday).  On this day, BG-088 flight will leave Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport for Bangkok at 1pm instead of 11.30am, said a Biman press release. Also, a BG-089 flight will

Safe Transactions: bKash organizes street drama in 8 districts 

bKash has organized street drama at public gatherings in 8 districts of the country recently as part of year-long awareness campaign on safe financial transactions and prevention of fraudulence attempt.  These street dramas were performed at various places in Sherpur, Natore,

Bashundhara bitumen to be used in construction of Bangabandhu Tunnel

Bashundhara Group, the country’s largest business conglomerate, will supply bitumen for the construction of the Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Tunnel under the river Karnaphuli in Chattogram, ushering in a new horizon of communications system in Bangladesh as well as South Asia.

12kg LPG cylinder price declines by Tk 85

Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission (BERC) has reduced price of 12kg cylinder of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG).   The price has been decreased by Tk 85 to Tk 1,228.  The new price will be effective from Friday (Dec 3). The BERC announced the new price at a press

Mongla Port honours Bashundhara Industrial Complex, Bashundhara Shipping with awards 

Mongla Port Authority (MPA) has honoured Bashundhara Industrial Complex Limited (BICL) and Bashundhara Shipping Limited (BSL), two concerns of the Bashundhara Group, with awards as the highest importer of general goods, contributor of largest tax and dealer of the most vessels loaded with

Jaya Ahsan becomes brand ambassador for Bashundhara LPG

Internationally acclaimed Bangladeshi actor Jaya Ahsan has become a brand ambassador of Bashundhara LPG, the country’s leading liquefied petroleum gas brand. On behalf of Bashundhara Group, Sector-A Chief Operating Officer MM Jasim Uddin and Jaya Ahsan signed an agreement at a

Sayem Sobhan Anvir elected BAJUS president

Bashundhara Group Managing Director Sayem Sobhan Anvir has been elected president of Bangladesh Jewellers’ Samity (BAJUS). The final results of the 2021-2023 term of the 35-member executive committee of the organisation were announced at the BAJUS office of Baitul Mukarram Market

PM opens International Investment Summit

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today (Nov 28) inaugurated a two-day International Investment Summit-2021 to brand new Bangladesh among the investors of the world. She opened the summit in city's Radisson Blue Water Garden Hotel joining virtually from her official residence Ganabhaban

NRB Bank vice chairman receives 2nd highest tax payer award 

Mohammed Jamil Iqbal, vice chairman of NRB Bank Limited and owner of M/S Md Jamil Iqbal Company has been honored as the second highest tax payer in the country and the highest tax payer in the Sylhet region as firm category by National Board of Revenue (NBR) for the fiscal year

EWMGL receives best taxpayer award for 6th time

East West Media Group Limited (EWMGL), a concern of the country’s leading business conglomerate Bashundhara Group, has been honoured as the top taxpayer in print and electronic media category for the sixth time. East West Media Group Limited (EWMGL), a concern of the

Mercantile Bank Ltd, Bangladesh Parjatan sign MoU

Mercantile Bank Limited has signed a MoU with Bangladesh Parjatan Corporation on November 18 at BPC Head Office, Agargaon.  Bangladesh Parjatan Corporation chairman Md. Hannan Mia, also a Grade 1 government officer, was present in the ceremony.  The MoU was signed by

Bashundhara LP Gas holds distributors' conference 

A conference for distributors of Bashundhara LP Gas was held in a festive mood at luxurious Royal Tulip Hotel in Cox’s Bazar on Saturday. Some 350 distributors from across the country and nearly 150 officials of Bashundhara Group participated in the conference titled “Atut

Immediate publication of DAP gazette needed: Bashundhara Chairman

Bashundhara Group Chairman Ahmed Akbar Sobhan, also the president of Bangladesh Land Developers Association (BLDA), on Saturday underscored the need for publishing the gazette notification on the Detailed Area Plan (DAP) for Dhaka and its quick implementation for a planned development of

Bashundhara to supply cement to Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Railway Bridge project 

Bashundhara Cement, a concern of country’s leading business conglomerate Bashundhara Group, has signed an agreement to supply cement to the Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Railway Bridge project. IHI-SMCC JV, a Joint Venture of two Japanese Multinational Companies for the Construction

$150m ADB loan for small enterprises in Bangladesh

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $150 million loan to Bangladesh to provide financing for cottage, micro, and small-sized enterprises (CMSEs) operated by youth, returning migrant workers and rural entrepreneurs, particularly women, who have been hit hard by the COVID-19

Bashundhara Group launches ‘Bir Cement’

Bashundhara Group launched its new cement brand ‘Bir Cement’ with an aim to reinforce its stronghold in the cement manufacturing sector. The leading business conglomerate of the country launched the new brand cement, marking the 50th Victory Day of Bangladesh. It is

Plot to kill Bashundhara MD, a threat to investment and employment

Business leaders termed the attempt to kill Bashundhara Group Managing Director Sayem Sobhan Anvir 'a threat to the country's investment and employment.'  They urged the government to ensure security of the lives and property of the country's business leaders to

Ctg business leaders condemn attempt on Bashundhara MD’s life

Business leaders of Chittagong have condemned the murder attempt on Bashundhara Group Managing Director Sayem Sobhan Anvir and called for exemplary punishment for the criminals. Expressing grave concern, the business community of the port city urged the government to create a congenial

Attempt to kill Bashundhara MD for hindering country’s progress: Ctg protesters

A cross-section of people of Chattogram on Saturday strongly condemned the attempt to kill Bashundhara Group Managing Director (MD) Sayem Sobhan Anvir, saying it might have been aimed at hindering the country’s progress. They demanded immediate arrest and exemplary