Bangladesh’s Eastern Bank all set to operate in China’s Guangzhou

by Liu Chuntao, Naim-Ul-Karim DHAKA, Sept. 26 (Xinhua) — Bangladesh’s leading Eastern Bank Limited (EBL) is all set to open its representative office in China’s Guangzhou province, according to the bank’s Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Ali Reza Iftekhar. He said the bank is expanding its footprint in Southeast Asia with its sights […]

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Concerted efforts needed to improve in Ease of Doing Business Index: BIDA Chairman

Members of the DCCI Board of Directors of Dhaka Chamber of Commerce & Industry (DCCI) led by its President Osama Taseer called on Executive Chairman of Bangladesh Investment Development Authority (BIDA) Md. Sirajul Islam at BIDA headquarter on 23 September 2019. During the discussion, DCCI President Osama Taseer said that the private investment needs to […]

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First time ‘PR & Brand Comms Summit’ in Capital

To uplift the skills of public relations, media management and brand communications strategies, the first-ever ‘PR & Brand Comms Summit 2019’ is to be held in the capital.  The daylong Summit will hold on October 26 at Krishibid Institution Bangladesh (KIB) Complex.  Communication firm Ra’dia Inc in association with Dream Deviser and ShobdoKolpoDrum have hosted […]

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Robi Statement regarding disputed audit claims

The following is the full and unedited text of a statement which Robi’s Chief Corporate and Regulatory Officer, Shahed Alam, sent here on Wednesday: “We welcome the positive decision of the Government in engaging with us over a candid and transparent discussion on resolving the disputed audit claims. We are grateful to the Hon’ble Finance […]

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BREB customers can now pay postpaid electricity bills through RobiCash

Robi Axiata Limited and Bangladesh Rural Electrification Board (BREB) have recently signed an agreement that allows BREB customers to pay their postpaid electricity bill through Robi’s mobile money platform, RobiCash. Robi’s Executive Vice President, Ahmed Armaan Siddiqui, and BREB’s Secretary, Md. Asafuddowla, signed the agreement on behalf of their respective organizations at BREB’s Head Office. […]

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4th Dreamliner joins Biman Bangladesh Airlines’ fleet

The 4th Dreamliner has joined Bangladesh’s national flag carrier Biman Bangladesh Airlines.    A ceremony in the Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in capital Dhaka marked the commissioning of the aircraft, reports Xinhua.    Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina inaugurated the 4th  Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner in the ceremony and said its induction to the Biman fleet […]

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