Private sector businesses play key role in economic growth

Commerce minister says at Arthakantha Business Excellence Award ceremony

Published : 21 Dec 2021 09:44 PM

Commerce Minister Tipu Munshi on said the pro-active private sector businesses of the country plays vital role in fostering the economic growth by utilising the timely and necessary policy support from the government.  

Minister was addressing the 22nd anniversary of the Arthakantha publication and the “Arthakantha Business Awards 2020” distribution ceremony on Monday evening at the Westin Dhaka.

University Grants Commission Member Professor Dr Md. Sazzad Hossain, US Senator Sheikh Rahman, Bangladesh Chamber of Industries President Anwarul Alam Chowdhury Parvez, BASIS  President Syed Almas Kabir, Chittagong Stock Exchange President Asif Ibrahim, NRB CIP Association President Mahtabur Rahman Nasir, Bhorer Kagoj Editor Shaymal Dutta and Universal Medical College Hospital Chairman Priti Chakrabarty were present as Special Guests on the occasion among others.

The program honoured Dr Kali Prodip Chowdhury, Chairman & Founder KPC Group with the Lifetime Achievement Award, Engineer Abubakr Hanip Chancellor & CEO , IGlobal University with The Best Educator of the Year, Mohammad Noor Ali Managing Director, Unique Hotel & Resort Ltd. with The Best Business Person of the Year, Emranul Haque Managing Director Dhaka Bank with the Best Private Bank of the Year, Priti Chakrabarty Chairman Universal Medical College Hospital Ltd. with the Best Woman Entrepreneur of the Year, Dilip Kumar Agarwala Managing Director Diamond World Ltd. with the Best Diamond & Precious Jewellery Company of the Year, Md. Shadi-uz-Zaman Managing Director Notundhora Assets Limited with the Best Real Estate Company of the Year, Mahir Ali Khan Ratul Vice President Rupayan Group with the Best Young Entrepreneur of the Year, S M Abu Tayeb Managing Director Independent Apparels Ltd with the Best Employee Friendly Apparel Company of the Year, Zahed Azam Sayem Managing Director 3S Group Of Companies with the Best IT Company of the Year, Advocate Nuruzzaman Khokan Owner Dream Square Resort with the Best Eco Tourism Company of the Year, Dr. Shah Jaheer Ahmed Chairman Shah & Associates; South International with the Best Immigration Company of the Year, John Shakhawat Chowdhury Managing Director NKSoft Corporation, USA with the Best IT Company if the Year, Kamanashis Deb CEO Cambridge Homes Ltd. with the Best NRB Entrepreneur of the Year, Mohammed Mowla Dilu Real Estate Agent, Maximum One Reality with the Best NRB Entrepreneur of the Year, Sharmin Sultana Chairman, Orchid Goetextile Company Ltd with the Best Geotextile Company of the Year, Monika Nazneen Islam, Group Director, Jamuna Group wth the Best Industrialist of The Year, Sumaiya Rozalin Islam, Group Director Jamuna Group with the Best RMG Industry of The Year, Rudmeela Nawsheen Founder & CEO, Config VR & ConfigRbot with The Best Innovative Company of the Year, Md. Sharifuzzaman Sharkar, Director Brother Furniture with The Best Durable Furniture Manufacturer Company of the Year, Kawser Jamal Founder & CEO Ascend Technology Inc. 

with the Best Digital Technology Company of the Year, Mohammed Ayub Ali, Managing Director, Al SaaDa Engineering Steel Const. L.L.C. with the Best NRB Entrepreneur of the Year and Asfia Jannat Saleh, Managing Director, Saimon Overseas Limited with the Best Travel Management Company of the Year, Sameer Sekandar, Chairman Protective Islami Life Insurance Ltd. with the Best Insurance Company of the Year.