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October 17, 2021 - Brighter Future for Bangladesh Apparel Industry
October 17, 2021 - AB Bank Limited recently re-launched money transfer services with Western Union. Tarique Afzal, President & Managing Director of the bank and Noor Elahi, Country Manager of Western Union attended the signing ceremony along with Sajjad Hussain, AMD of the bank, Shihabul Hasan from Western Union and other senior executives from both organizations were present.
October 17, 2021 - Sheikh Rakibul Karim, CEO (acting) of Guardian Life Insurance Limited (GLIL), inaugurates the “Guardian Key Person Insurance Plan” at its head office in the capital recently. Mahmudur Rahman Khan, SEVP & Head of Retail Business, Shamim Ahmed, EVP & Chief Operating Officer, Tahsinur Rahim, EVP & Head of Internal Audit & Compliance, Mohammad Masuduzzaman Khan, EVP & Head of Underwriting & Policy Servicing Department and other senior management officers of the company were present.
October 13, 2021 - M. Shamsul Arefin, AMD of South Bangla Agriculture and Commerce (SBAC) Bank Limited and Md. Manzurul Karim, General Manager (Sales & Marketing) of Esquire Electronics Limited, exchanging document after signing an agreement at the bank’s head office on Monday. Under the deal, SBAC Bank Credit Cardholders & employees will enjoy 0% EMI facility up to 12 months on purchases all products of the electronic company. Senior officials from both sides were present.
October 13, 2021 - Ehsan Khasru, Managing Director and CEO of Padma Bank Limited, inaugurating the bank’s relocated Dhanmondi branch in the capital recently. Zabed Amin, Chief Operating Officer and other senior officials of the bank were present.
October 13, 2021 - Subhash Chandra Sarker, Director of Bangladesh Development Bank Limited (BDBL), inaugurating the bank’s 48th branch at Post Office Road in Feni on Monday as chief guest. Kazi Alamgir, Managing Director & CEO of the bank and local elites were present.
October 7, 2021 - Reforming education system in Bangladesh
October 7, 2021 - Kazi Alamgir, Managing Director & CEO of Bangladesh Development Bank Limited (BDBL), presiding over the launching ceremony of “Loan disbursement and recovery month, October 2021” held at the bank’s head office in the capital recently. Other high officials along with all zonal and branch managers were connected through virtually.
October 7, 2021 - Choudhury Atiur Rasul, Director (Accounts) of PRAN-RFL Group, receiving the taxpayer award from Shoaib Ahmed, Commissioner of Tax Zone-5, Dhaka at a program held in the capital on Tuesday. Other senior officials of the company were present.
October 6, 2021 - Shaifur Rahman Mazumdar appointed PIO of DSE
October 6, 2021 - SBL gets new DMD
October 6, 2021 - Faiaz H Chowdhury, Chief Business Officer of Institutional Sales of Energypac Power Generation Ltd, inaugurating a motor vehicle service with a view to providing 360-degree vehicle services to the customers and catering all their vehicle-related necessities in Bogura on Tuesday.
October 6, 2021 - Md Shafiqul Islam, Head of Marketing and Sales of US-Bangla Airlines Limited and Md Kamruzzaman, Head of Retail Banking of ONE Bank Limited (OBL), exchanging documents after signing an agreement at the bank’s head office in the city recently. As per the deal, OBL Debit, Credit and Prepaid card holders will enjoy 10 percent discount on the base fare of domestic air tickets
October 5, 2021 - Shahida Anowar, Chairperson of the Board of Directors of Islami Commercial Insurance Company Limited, presiding over its 21th AGM held at the head office of the company in the capital recently. M.G. Faruk, Mohammad Yahya, Nusrat Jahan Tania, Md. Ashik Hossain, Directors, Md. Anowar Hossain, Chief Adviser and Mir Nazim Uddin Ahmed, CEO of the company were present.
October 5, 2021 - Seven Rings to supply cement at Osmani Airport expansion project
October 5, 2021 - Md Ehsan Khasru, Managing Director and CEO of Padma Bank Limited, inaugurating its Tangail relocated branch on Monday. Tangail Municipality Mayor Sirajul Haque Alamgir, bank’s Chief Operating Officer Zabed Amin, Head of Human Resources M Ahsan Ullah Khan, Cluster Head Selima Begum and Tangail Branch Manager Syed Nazmul Bari, among others, were present.
October 4, 2021 - MominUdDowlah, Chairman and Managing Director of EON Group of Industries, cutting a cake marking the 21st founding anniversary of the company at its head office in the capital on Saturday. Senior executives of the company and other guests were present.
October 4, 2021 - SM Parvez Tamal, Chairman of NRBC Bank Limited, inaugurating the bank’s new sub-branch at Mithapukur in Rangpur recently. Rasel Ahmed Liton, Chief Executive of SKS Foundation, Abdus Salam Pramanik, District Register, Mahmud Hasan Mridha and other local elites were present.
October 4, 2021 - M J Azim, Managing Director & CEO of Pragati Life Insurance Limited (PLIL) and Md. Rafiquzzaman, Managing Director of ACE Consultants Limited, exchanging document after signing an agreement in the capital recently. Under the deal, PLIL will provide Group Life & Health Insurance coverage to the employees of ACE Consultants Ltd. Top executives from both sides were present.
October 3, 2021 - Beximco Pharma formally acquires majority stake of Sanofi BD
October 3, 2021 - Actress Bidya Sinha Mim signed an agreement as the Brand Ambassador of e-commerce company ‘Let’s GO Mart’ at its head office in the capital recently. Major (Retd.) Md. Rabiul Alam, Chairman, Golam Mostofa, Managing Director and Directors of the company were present.
October 3, 2021 - Rupali Haque Chowdhury, President of Foreign Investors Chamber of Commerce & Industry (FICCI) and Managing Director of Berger (BD) and Murteza Rafi Khan, CEO of Bangladesh Business and Disability Network (BBDN), exchanging document after signing a MoU in the capital recently. Other top leaders from both organisations were present.
October 3, 2021 - Prof. Dr. Md. Kismatul Ahsan, Chairman along with Md. Abul Hossain, Managing Director and other executives of Investment Corporation of Bangladesh (ICB), cutting a cake on the occasion of its 45th founding anniversary at ICB head office in the capital recently.
October 1, 2021 - I can easily become a friend of people’
October 1, 2021 - SDGs Progress Award: Bangladesh in New Altitude CONSCIOUS THOUGHT: Hiren Pandit
October 1, 2021 - n My View ‘Do not write to impress,’ U.S. professor tells journalism students
September 30, 2021 - Celebrating PM’s 75th Birthday ‘Children’s Corner’ launched at Shaheed Suhrawardy Hospita
September 30, 2021 - GDP growth rate will be restored by end of FY22′: Says Planning State Minister
September 30, 2021 - Mastercard gets new account management director
September 30, 2021 - Dr. Mahbub Uddin Ahmed, Director (Medical Services) of United Hospital Limited, inaugurating the health check booth marking the ‘World Heart Day-2021’ at hospital lobby in the capital on Wednesday. More than 500 patients and their family members availed free checkup throughout the day. Senior doctors, consultants and executives of the hospital were present.
National Professor Kabir Chowdhury,Chairman, National Finance limited

National Professor Kabir Chowdhury,Chairman, National Finance limited

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Born in 1923 and educated at the Universities of Dhaka, Minnesota and Southern California, Kabir Chowdhury is a well-known academic, essayist, translator, cultural worker and civil society activist. He has worked for over half a century in the fields of education, peace and inter-cultural understanding in several National and International organizations like Afro-Asian writers union, Afro-Asian Peoples Solidarity  organization, International Theatre Institute, UNESCO National Commission and Bangladesh Chapter of the World’s Peace Council.

He has written extensively on world’s famous writers and painters He has also written extensively on peace and conflict resolution through discussion and has tried to promote these values by his work both as a teacher and as an administrator. He has taught at the University of Dhaka as a Professor of English for near thirty years and is still teaching there as a part-time teacher. He has worked as the Secretary, Ministry of Education, Cultural Affairs and Sports, Government of Bangladesh before his voluntary retirement from government service. He was inducted as National Professor of Bangladesh in 1998.

Over the years he has attended many International conferences on peace, education and culture in U.S.A former Soviet Union, Bulgaria, France, Germany, Spain, North Korea, Iran, Uganda, Angola and several other places. He had the privilege of meeting Nelson Mandela, Yassir Arafat, Augustino Neto and Kim Il Sung. In a conference of the World Federation of UN Associations held in Bercelona which he attended as the representative of Bangladesh UN Association (he was its Chairman for several years), he worked alongside Nobel Peace Winner Lord Philip Noel Baker and the distinguished Pacifist Sean Mac Bride. Among famous writers he has worked closely with Pakistan’s Faiz Ahmed Faiz, India’s Visam Sahni, Palestine’s Mahmood Dervish and USA’s Edward Albee.

He has received many national and international awards which include the highest honour of Bangladesh, namely, the Independence Day Award. He has also received the prestigious “Tagore Peace Award” from Asiatic Society, Kolkata, India, and “Willium Carey Gold Medal” from William Carey Research and Study Centre of West Bengal, India. Recently he was nominated by the government of Bangladesh for the “UNESCO Prize for Peace Education, 2008”. Mr. Chowdhury is associated with many Socio-Cultural organizations. He is Fellow and Chairman of Bangla Academy, Principal, Theatre, School, Dhaka, Chairman, Bangla-German Sampreeti and of several other organizations.

National Prof. Kabir Chowdhury is also carrying out his responsibility as the Chairman of National Finance Limited (Formerly Self Employment Finance Limited), a Non Banking Financial Institution (NBFI). The nature of business of this company is Leasing and hire purchase of Movable and immovable property, plants, machinery, equipment, apparatus, instrument, air-conditioner, computer materials etc. It also grants loans and advances for industry, commerce, agriculture, housing and transportation. All kinds of financial investment including long term loan, working capital financing, credit programmes at grassroots level are being provided by NFL. The Board of NFL is a unique blending of highly educated, long experienced young entrepreneurs contributing to the planning and policy making of the company. They are reputed and well-established in their respective fields including Trade, Commerce & Industry.

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