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EWMGL receives top taxpayer award in media category


Published : 24 Nov 2021 10:47 PM

East West Media Group Limited (EWMGL), a concern of the country’s leading business conglomerate Bashundhara Group, has been honoured once again as the top taxpayer in print and electronic media category.

The company, which runs media outlets including the Daily Sun, Kaler Kantho, Bangladesh Pratidin, banglanews24.com, NEWS24 Television, T-Sports TV and Capital FM Radio station, received the award during a function held at a city hotel on Wednesday.

National Board of Revenue (NBR) Chairman Abu Hena Md Rahmatul Muneem presented the award to Head of Finance (Treasurer) of Sector-B, Bashundhara Group Nore Alam Seddeke.

Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal attended the function as the chief guest.

A total of 141 persons and organisations comprise the list of highest taxpayers under three categories for fiscal year 2020-21.

The recognition for the highest taxpayers is mandated by the National Tax Card Policy, 2010 (Amended).

NBR has been awarding tax cards to top taxpayers in separate categories for the last couple of years.