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DCCI hails budget

Dhaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DCCI) today hailed several proposals of the national budget for fiscal 2018-19 (FY19), but requested the government for considering a cut of at least 2.5 percent in the corporate tax in all categories. “The government can reconsider slashing corporate tax in all categories at least 2.5 percent,” dccisaid DCCI President Abul Kasem Khan in his initial reaction to National Budget FY19, said a release here. In the proposed budget, he said, the government has only reduced 2.5 percent corporate t...

BD Supply Chain Excellence Awards 2018

IPDC Finance Limited, the first private financial institution of Bangladesh established in 1981, has arranged a press conference recently on Bangladesh Supply Chain Excellence Award (BSCEA) 2018 with Bangladesh Supply Chain Management Society (BSCMS) in association with The Daily Star at The Daily Star Centre, Dhaka. The main objective of this press conference was to share more insights about the award ceremony. IPDC-BSCEA 2018BSCEA 2018, one of its kind recognizes outstanding individual and organizational co...

Advance train ticketing service through RobiCash

The leading digital service provider of the country, Robi, is offering advance train ticket purchasing service through its digital payment solution, RobiCash. As the Eid-ul-Fitr nears, this user friendly solution promises a much needed respite for the train travelers during the upcoming Eid holidays. Robi subscribers need to first book for the train tickets by dialing *131# from their Robi mobile Train-Ticket_Robiphones. Then through a user friendly process the users will be requested to provide the journ...

Global Money Week 2018 celebrated

Who would not like to save a little extra every month? The British Council recognises the importance of developing responsible spending habits among the youth to ensure sustainable economic growth and to combat poverty in densely populated countries. In collaboration with the Daffodil family, Bangladesh Skills development Institute, EMK Centre and Bangladesh Bank, the British Council have celebrated Global Money Week (GMW) 2018 from 12-18 March 2018 with an array of activities. This year’s theme was ‘Money Matters Matter’. It is an annual global celebration, initiated by Child & Youth Finance International (CYFI), with

Textile and garment machinery exhibition starts

International textile and garment machinery exhibition starts from February 23, 2017. The four days exhibition has been jointly organized by Bangladesh Textile Mills Owners’ Association (BTMA), Yorkers’ Trade and Marketing services of Hongkong and Taiwan’s Chan Chao International Company. The exhibition was inaugurated by Mirza Azam, Honorable State Minister for Textiles and Jute IMG_2498at Dhaka’s Bangabandhu International Convention Centre. The event was graced by the presence of Mr. Tapan Chowdhury Persident, BTMA and e...

1st ever Tea Expo from Jan 12

Bangladesh is known for its artistic heritage and hospitality of the local people. Hospitality starts with social interaction and that’s when a warm cup of tea adds its charm. 2017 has already arrived and its first month is going to kick off with a three day tea expo starting from January 12 till 14 at the International Convention City Bashundhara, Hall-2 (Pushpogusso). A press conference was organized on December 18, 2016 at the Ministry of Commerce where Tofail Ahmed, MP, Commerce Minister, along with Major General Md. Shafeenul Islam, Chairman, Bangladesh Tea Board confirmed the three day tea expo. Entry for visitors will be free but pre-registration is required. The expo will have 30 pavilions and 16 stalls. Bangladesh is popular as a festive country, starting from cricket to con...