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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.

Dr. Abu Sayeed awarded AIA Presidential Medal, honorary membership

Prof. Dr. Abu Sayeed M. Ahmed, Dean of Environmental Sciences and Design, University of Asia Pacific, received the AIA Presidential Medal and Honorary Membership. The American Institute of Architects Board of Directors has given Prof. Dr. Abu Sayeed the Presidential Medal and made him a member of the AIA.

Because of his work with the Architects Regional Council of Asia (ARCASIA), Prof. Sayeed has been nominated for this very important award. During the AIA Conference on Architecture in Chicago in 2022, Prof. Sayeed will be honoured with the AIA Presi...

Bangladeshi Haleem gets US Presidential Lifetime Achievement Award

Bangladeshi American Mr. Shah Haleem has been accorded with the prestigious ‘Presidential Lifetime Achievement Award-2021’ by the US President Joe Biden and the White House.  He is the first Bangladeshi -American to receive such distinguished Presidential award in 2021 for his life long service to the community and volunteer services in the USA. Shah Haleem, a successful entrepreneur and real estate investor. He is an immediate former Chairperson of FOBANA, has served six years as the Chairperson of Bangladesh Association, Houston. He also served in city Mayors ...

Shafiuddin Ahmed made new army chief

Lieutenant General S M Shafiuddin Ahmed, quarter master general of the Bangladesh Army, has been named as the new chief of the Bangladesh Army for the next three years, reports BSS. “Bangladesh Army’s BA-2496 Lieutenant General S M Shafiuddin Ahmed, OSP, NDU, PSC, Quarter Master General has been appointed as the new chief of Bangladesh Army from June 24 afternoon,” a defence ministry statement said. He will also be promoted to the rank of general on that day, the gazette, signed by deputy secretary, Wahida Sultana, added. He will replace current army chief General Aziz Ahmed.