Robi celebrates Customs Day

As a long term partner to the national development leading mobile phone operator Robi has celebrated the International Customs Day 2016 recently with National Board of Revenue (NBR) in Dhaka and Chittagong.

Both the organizations had reiterated their commitment to sustain the excellent relationship they enjoy at the moment to ensure a better future for the country.

Dhaka Customs2As the leading proponent of Digital Bangladesh, the slogan of the day for this year `Digital Customs, Progressive engagements’ was especially relevant for Robi.

In Dhaka Customs House Md. Jakir Hossain, Joint Commissioner, Ashraful Islam, Joint Commissioner,        Dr. Md. Tajul Islam, Joint Commissioner and other top officials were presented in the event. From Robi Fahad Mahmud, GM, SCM; Shafiqul Islam, Manager, SCM; Arifur Rahman, Specialist, SCM were present.

While at Chittagong Customs House Hossain Ahmed, Commissioner of Customs, Custom House, Chittagong and other top officials of Custom House. From Robi Ziaul Karim Chowdhury, Manager, SCM and Ashrafuzzaman Sarker, Specialist, SCM were also present.

NBR has organized a colorful rally, arranged a seminar, screened documentaries, distributed handouts and published special supplements in the newspapers to observe the day.


Robi Axiata Limited is a joint venture between Axiata Group Berhad, of Malaysia and NTT DoCoMo Inc., of Japan. Robi is the second largest mobile phone operator in Bangladesh in terms of revenue, with 28.4 million subscribers, as of September 2015. Robi network provides nationwide coverage to 99% of the population with 13,260 2.5G BTS and over 2,950 3.5G sites. Robi proudly claims to have the widest international roaming service in the market, connecting 600 operators across more than 200 countries. It is also the first operator to introduce GPRS and 3.5G services in Bangladesh. The Company has introduced many first of its kind digital services in the country and has invested heavily in taking mobile financial services to the underserved communities in the rural and semi-urban areas.