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GP CEO Yasir Azman Elected as AMTOB President

Yasir Azman, CEO of Grameenphone (GP), has been elected as the President of the Association of Mobile Telecom Operators of Bangladesh (AMTOB). The association took the decision at its Annual General Meeting (AGM) held at their office in Banani on February 12, 2024. Azman will succeed Erik Aas, CEO of Banglalink, and assume the role for a two-year term, effective from April. In addition to Yasir Azman's appointment, the board also elected Rajeev Sethi, CEO and Managing Director of Robi, and Erik Aas, CEO of Banglalink as the Senior ...

Saidul Islam elected Chairman of Jamuna Bank

Md. Saidul Islam has been elected as Chairman of Jamuna Bank Limited unanimously by it's Board of Directors in their 422nd meeting held on April 27, 2023 for a period of one year. Mr. Islam is a versatile new-age business person. He joined the family business of Fabian Group in the year 2010. Since then, he has helmed many portfolios of various companies of the said Group. Currently, he is the Director of Fabian Industries Ltd., Fabian Thread Ltd., Fabian Multiplex Industries Ltd., Fabitex Industries Ltd. & Managing Director of Frox Media Limited. He is als...

PM mourns death of Dr. Zafrullah Chowdhury

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today expressed deep shock and sorrow at the death of Dr. Zafrullah Chowdhury, the founder of Gonoshasthaya Kendra. In a condolence message, the premier said Dr. Zafrullah's contribution to the great liberation war, pharmaceutical industry and public health sector will be remembered. She prayed for eternal peace of the departed soul and conveyed sympathy to the bereaved family. Gonoshasthaya Kendra founder and Liberation War veteran Dr Zafrullah Chowdhury passed away this evening as he was being treated at Gonoshasthaya N...

2nd death anniv of Nat’l Prof Dr Jamilur Reza

Two years back, on this day April 28th, when the nation was experiencing a hard time during a pandemic, they experienced another shock knowing the news of the demise of Dr. Jamilur Reza Choudhury.

It’s undoubtedly a huge loss for the whole nation. He was engaged with many mega projects of the government, including the Padma Multipurpose Bridge at the time he passed away. He also served as the chairman of the expert panel for many other megaprojects, including the First Dhaka Elevated Expressway PPP Project (21 km), the Dhaka Subway, the Karnaphuli Tunnel, the Dhaka-Ashulia Elev...

Mohammed becomes JBL Chairman

Al-Haj Nur Mohammed was unanimously elected as the Chairman of Jamuna Bank for the second time on the Board of Directors of Jamuna Bank Limited (JBL). Born into an aristocratic Muslim family in Munshiganj, Al-Haj Nur Mohammed completed his education at Dhaka University. He is a former Member of Parliament for Munshiganj, Chairman of Jamuna Bank Foundation, Founder of Al-Haj Nur Mohammed Trust, President of Munshiganj Chamber of Commerce and Industry and Chairman of Bangladesh Anti Drug Federation. Under his leadership, Jamuna Bank Foundation received the "Best CSR ...

Ovi’s 12th Death Anniversary today

Today (10-04-2019) is the 12th death anniversary of Tanzer Fahim Jumma (Ovi), eldest son of Mr Sajjatuz Jumma, founder Chairman of Shahjalal Islami Bank Limited and Former Senior Vice President of DCCI, who passed away in Fort Lauderdale, the USA in April 2010. He was 29 years old. Late Ovi, who obtained degrees in Management and Marketing from a US University, was employed in an investment company as a senior executive. He is the grandson of late national leader AHM Quamaruzzaman who was one of the organizers of the Liberation War.