Dhaka, Sep 30 (UNB)- Robi, mobile network operator signed an multilateral agreement with micro-insurance provider, Arthik, and coastal based non-government development organisation, Sangram aiming to facilitate people in the rural communities of the country to avail smartphones.
Robi’s Executive Vice President, New Business & M-Money Products, Ahmed Armaan Siddiqui, Arthik’s Managing Director, Khalid Hossain and Sangram’s Director of HRM & Admin, Chowdhury Mohammad Moin signed the agreement at the Palli Karma Sahayak Foundation in Agargaon in presence of PKSF’s Deputy Managing Director, Md Fazlul Kader.
The agreement would allow the marginal people to get the opportunity of using smartphones with convenient price and EMI facility without having any credit card or even bank accounts.
Arthik will work as the digital inclusion aggregator platform who will be responsible for arranging the micro-insurance facility for all the handsets sold under this agreement by Robi. Sangram, the NGO, on the other hand, will analyze the credit behavior of their beneficiaries and encourage them to avail the smartphone from Robi.
They will also arrange different training and awareness programmes to promote the mobile handset financing programme. The micro-insurance provided by Arthik will work as the safety net for Sangram in case, anyone fail to pay the loans taken from Sangram for purchasing the handset.
Robi’s General Manager, New Business & M-Money Products, AM Shakhawath Hossain, Manager, New Business & M-Money Products, Raju Ahamed and Arthik’s Director, Tabassum Al- Atter and Nafiur Rahman were present on the occasion.
Dhaka, Sept 30 (UNB)- From now on, passengers can pay the fare directly through their bKash accounts while purchasing tickets of Novoair in any of the outlets located countrywide.
Novoair, a local private airline, and Mobile Financial Service Provider bKash have signed an agreement for opening merchant wallet facilities.
Mofizur Rahman, Managing Director of Novoair and Mizanur Rashid, Chief Commercial Officer of bKash have signed the agreement on behalf of their respective organizations at bKash head-office recently, said a press release.
Mesbahul Islam, Head of Marketing & Sales of Novoair and Irfanul Huq, Head of M-Commerce of bKash were also present there along with other high officials of both organizations.
Under this deal, customers can pay the ticket fare by simply scanning the QR code from bKash App in Novoair centers across the country. Currently, Novoair operates daily flights from Dhaka to Chittagong, Cox’s Bazar, Jashore, Sylhet, Saidpur, Barishal, Rajshahi and Kolkata.
Dhaka, Sep 29 (UNB)- Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited (IBBL) held a conference on school banking at the auditorium of Chapainawabganj Club in cooperation with Bangladesh Bank on Saturday.
The conference was participated by 28 scheduled banks in the district.
Chaired by Abu Reza Md Yeahia, Deputy Managing Director of IBBL, Manoj Kumar Biswas, Executive Director of Bangladesh Bank Rajshahi Office was present at the conference as chief guest.
AFM Shahinul Islam, General Manager of Bangladesh Bank Rajshahi Office, Gazi Md Mahfuzul Islam, Deputy General Manager of Bangladesh Bank, Md Kawsar-ul-Alam, Senior Executive Vice President and Head of Rajshahi Zone, IBBL and Md Abdullah Salah Uddin Gazi, Assistant General Manager of Rajshahi Krishi Unnayan Bank addressed the conference as special guests.
Md Shajahan, vice president and head of IBBL Chapainawabganj Branch addressed welcome speech.
The executives and officials of the scheduled banks in Chapainawabganj along with students of 28 educational institutions of the district also participated in the conference.
Dhaka, Sep 28 (UNB) - Shayem Molla, a grocer at Saltha Bazar in Faridpur, has been awarded Tk 10 lakh by Walton for purchasing a refrigerator and registering the product under the company’s ongoing offer ‘Who will be Today’s Millionaire.’
Recently, Sayem purchased a Walton brand refrigerator at Tk 21,000 from the company’s distributor outlet ‘Tamim Electronics’ at Saltha Bazar and registered the fridge under the nationwide ongoing Walton Digital Campaign Season 4.’ After a while, he received a message of Tk 10 lakh awards from Walton.
On 25 September of 2019, the company officially handed over a cheque of the award money to Sayem Molla at ‘Tamim Electronics.’ The cheque giving ceremony was attended, among others, by Md Nazmul Hossain, convener of Walton Digital Campaign Season 4, Md Akram Hossain Palash, senior deputy assistant director of Walton Group, Bijoy Kumar Nath, area manager for Faridpur Zone of Walton Distributor Network, Md Akibul Islam, manager of Walton Service Center’s Faridpur branch, Saheb Matubbor, proprietor of Tamim Electronics and some other locals.
While expressing reaction, Sayem Molla said “It’s seems like that I am having a dream. Few days earlier, I had nothing but now, I am a millionaire through purchasing Walton fridge. Thanks to Walton.”
Walton is making customers’ database with the aim of providing best after sales services swiftly through online. In this context, they are conducting digital campaign season-4 across the country.
Under the campaign, a good number of customers received Tk 10 lakh and Tk lakh, sure cash vouchers and different sorts of Walton products as free through registering their new refrigerators just after the purchase from any Walton Plaza or distributor outlet.
Dhaka, Sep 26 (UNB)- Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited has inaugurated its Banking Booth at Pirerbag in the capital Thursday.
Abu Reza Md Yeahia, Deputy Managing Director of the Bank inaugurated the Booth as the chief guest.
Mahmood Ahmed and Md Mahboob Alam, Executive Vice President addressed the programme as the special guests chaired by Abu Sayed Md Idris, Executive Vice President and Head of Dhaka South Zone.
Mahmuda Sultana, Vice President& Head of Agargaon Branch addressed welcome speech.
Mahbubur Rashid Jewel, Chairman of Julfikar Steel Re-rolling Mills Limited, Md Abul Kalam Azad, President of South Pirerbag House Owners Association and Md Nasimul Haque, Managing Director of Grace Builders Limited addressed the function on behalf of the clients and well-wishers.