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GPStars to Enjoy Exclusive Eid Privileges with 8,000 Partner Outlets

GPStars to Enjoy Exclusive Eid Privileges with 8,000 Partner Outlets

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Grameenphone, prioritizing customer demand nationwide, is currently providing exclusive GPStar rewards at 8,000 partner outlets across various categories. Just in time for Eid-ul-Adha, these rewards are designed to make the occasion even more special for Grameenphone’s GPStar customers. This significant milestone allows Grameenphone to offer loyal customers a broader range of privileges and exclusive benefits, ensuring enhanced convenience and a holistic solution to their everyday and celebratory needs. These privileges include special discounts, offers, and services tailored to enhance their festive experience, ensuring a memorable and enjoyable celebration. These include exclusive benefits in the online cattle market, discounts at popular clothing and footwear brands, offers on electr...
Agritech startups Fashol and SAFE open farmers’ centers in the northern region

Agritech startups Fashol and SAFE open farmers’ centers in the northern region

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Agritech startup Fashol Dotcom Limited and SAFE have collaborated to establish three Farmers' Centers in the Barendra region, notably in Natore, Rajshahi, and Bogura districts, to address the challenges farmers encounter when selling their produce. The Fashol Farmers' Centers were opened last Monday in the presence of nearly 300 farmers. Among those who attended the event were SAFE founder Arifa Jesmin Kanika, Fashol founder and CEO Sakib Hossain, SAFE co-founder Nasima Akter Nisha, Singra Municipality Mayor Md. Jannatul Ferdous, Fashol co-founder Mamunur Rashid, agricultural officers from the three sub-districts and Fashol's Head of Distribution Nasir Uddin. According to government agricultural officers, these three sub-districts are home to about 400,000 farmers. These farmers sell thei...
UCB extends support to agricultural scientists for testing efficacy of organic pesticides

UCB extends support to agricultural scientists for testing efficacy of organic pesticides

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Scientists of the Entomology Division of Bangladesh Agricultural Research Institute (BARI) are testing the efficacy of organic pesticides to ensure safe vegetable production. United Commercial Bank PLC (UCB) has lent a hand to the scientists under its Agro-CSR project to do this job properly. They conducted this experimental research in the farmlands of the farmers hailing from Bogura and Rangpur. Dr Nirmal Chandra, Mustafizur Rahman, Harun or Rashid and other scientists are in the research team. Under this initiative, the efficacy of technology has been highlighted through different activities such as farmer training, exhibition and field day celebration. In an event organized on the occasion of Field Day at Rangpur's Mithapukur, apart from the scientists of BARI's Entomology Division, ...
Infinix Eid celebration starts with first bike winner Rasel

Infinix Eid celebration starts with first bike winner Rasel

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With an unexpected stroke of luck, Rasel Ahmed from Gazipur became the first lucky winner of Infinix’s “EID Bonanza” campaign. He won an exclusive bike by purchasing the Infinix Note 30 smartphone, an eligible model under the campaign. After purchasing the smartphone, Rasel send the required SMS, and in reply he got the exciting news. Rasel bought the Note 30 from Masum Telecom- Infinix Shop, Mawna, Gazipur. A long-time admirer of Infinix smartphones, Rasel decided to purchase the Note 30, unaware that this simple purchase would lead to a surprising reward. “I couldn’t believe it when I got the call,” Rasel expressed. “I’ve always liked Infinix phones for their features and affordability, and winning a bike is just incredible!” The “EID Bonanza” campaign will continue until June 2...
National Bank Inaugurates its First Bangla QR Merchant at Benarasi Palli

National Bank Inaugurates its First Bangla QR Merchant at Benarasi Palli

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On June 13, 2024, the National Bank Limited inaugurated its first Bangla QR merchant at Benarasi Palli, Mirpur. The event took place at Benarasi Kuthi and was inaugurated by Md. Touhidul Alam Khan, Managing Director & CEO of National Bank. The inauguration was attended by Imran Ahmed, the Deputy Managing Director; Kazi Kamal Uddin Ahmed, the Head of the ITD & SEVP; and Harun Ur Rashid, the owner of Benarasi Kuthi, among many others. During the inauguration, Md. Touhidul Alam Khan experienced the Bangla QR service by completing a live transaction after making a purchase at Benarasi Kuthi. It should be mentioned that National Bank officially launched the Bangla QR service on June 11, 2024. The bank will function as both a Bangla QR Acquirer and Issuer, allowing NBL customers to...
School Banking Conference 2024 held in Cumilla

School Banking Conference 2024 held in Cumilla

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Following the directive of Bangladesh Bank, the School Banking Conference was held in Cumilla with the view of promoting financial inclusion and developing a saving mindset among school-going students. The day-long conference was held at Dhulipara Funtown Auditorium in Cumilla, under the direct supervision of United Commercial Bank PLC (UCB). The conference witnessed the participation of students from 44 educational institutes and officials from 44 banks in Cumilla. Mohammad Badiuzzaman Didar, Director (Chattogram Office), Bangladesh Bank, addressed the conference as the chief guest, while Progga Paromita Saha, Additional Director (Head Office), Bangladesh Bank, delivered her speech as the special guest. Besides, Rikta Barua, Assistant District Education Officer of Cumilla and Md Sikand...
Grameenphone Installs New Network Tower in Kushtia’s ‘YouTube Village’ to Empower Content Creators

Grameenphone Installs New Network Tower in Kushtia’s ‘YouTube Village’ to Empower Content Creators

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Grameenphone has recently installed a new Network Tower at 'YouTube Village' in Kushtia to strenghten and empower the local community's involvement in content creation. This initiative aims to provide a stable and reliable network connection, enabling content creators to efficiently upload their videos and monitor the health of their channels. The tower was inaugurated by Yasir Azman, Chief Executive Officer, Grameenphone. Also, present during the ceremony were Solaiman Alam, Chief Digital Officer, Grameenphone, Sayeda Tahya Hossain, Chief Human Resources Officer, Grameenphone, Asfaquzzaman Chowdhury, Circle Business Head, Grameenphone, Khulna and other top officials of the company. As part of the Pothe Pothe program, Yasir Azman, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Grameenphone, recently ...
National Bank Launches Bangla QR Code Services

National Bank Launches Bangla QR Code Services

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National Bank Limited officially launched the Bangla QR services at its head office on June 11, 2024. The "Bangla QR Acquiring and Bangla QR Issuing" launching program was officially inaugurated by Md. Touhidul Alam Khan, Managing Director & CEO of the bank as chief guest. Present at the event were Deputy Managing Directors of the Bank namely, Syed Rois Uddin, Sheikh Akhter Uddin Ahmed, Imran Ahmed, Md. Abdul Matin along with Osman Haider, Director and Zubair Ahmed, CSO from ITCL, and other senior officials from both organizations. With this launch, National Bank customers will be able to easily make purchases using Bangla QR through NBL Apps. Additionally, customers of other banks can also shop safely using the Bangla QR code at various merchant points acquired by National Bank Lim...
BPCCI President Humayun Rashid calls on Philippine Ambassador to Bangladesh

BPCCI President Humayun Rashid calls on Philippine Ambassador to Bangladesh

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The newly elected President of Bangladesh Philippines Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BPCCI), Humayun Rashid along with Vice President Imran Ahmed has recently called on His Excellency Leo Tito L. Ausan, Jr, the Ambassador of the Republic of the Philippines to Bangladesh. The insightful meeting took place at the Embassy of the Republic of the Philippines in Bangladesh on Monday and lasted for approximately one hour. During the meeting, on behalf of the newly elected committee, Humayun Rashid and Imran Ahmed met the Philippine Ambassador to Bangladesh and exchanged ideas on effective trade strategies, explored promising business opportunities, and discussed potential challenges that may arise. The BPCCI President and Vice President also presented their organization’s goals for the year...
NBL Concluding Ceremony of the ‘Foundation Course for Junior Officer’

NBL Concluding Ceremony of the ‘Foundation Course for Junior Officer’

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The 15-day-long training on the ‘Foundation Course for Junior Officer (General) (Year-2023): Foreign Trade Finance & Operations Module’ (Combined Batch) of National Bank Limited concluded at the Training Institute of the bank on June 5, 2024. Forty-nine officers from different branches of NBL participated in this training course. Sheikh Akhter Uddin Ahmed, Deputy Managing Director of National Bank Limited, was present at the concluding ceremony as the chief guest and distributed certificates and prizes among the participants. Shah Syed Rafiul Bari, Vice President & Principal of NBTI, was also present at the program.