JMI Group celebrates World Peace Day

Our victory in building a world free of racism will be inevitable if we unite to establish the basic rights of peace and security, says the founder

To establish united peace, JMI Group has celebrated International Day of Peace-2022, declared by the United Nations with due dignity like every year keeping in mind the motto of this year, “End Racism, Build Peace”.

On Wednesday morning, in a discussion meeting organized at the ‘Abdus Salam’ auditorium of the National Press Club, speakers highlighted the importance of observing World Peace Day with the aim of creating public opinion to achieve happiness and peace for humanity regardless of caste, religion and color, said a press release.

Md Abdur Razzaq, founder and managing director of JMI Group chaired the event. In his speech, he said: “Without overcoming that disaster of Covid-19, the war in Ukraine started. Even though we are not part of the war, we are affected by it. Businesses of our country are forced to incur huge losses, which is why we want the war to stop from this moment for world peace.”

“The JMI Group has been celebrating World Peace Day for over a century now. We want this one-day practice to gradually become a practice every day for the complete establishment of world peace. Our victory in building a world free of racism will be inevitable if we unite to establish the basic rights of peace and security.”

Associate Professor of Peace and Conflict Studies Department of Dhaka University Dr Md Touhidul Islam, and Chairman of Peace and Conflict Studies Department, Dhaka University Saifuddin Ahmed, both spoke as special guests at the discussion.

In the closing speech, JMI Group Chairman Md Jabed Iqbal Pathan said: “Every member of the JMI family is committed to upholding the theme of the UN’s Day of Peace. I think our efforts today are timely to combat racism.”

JMI Group Deputy General Manager (Administration) Abdullah Al Faruki conducted the discussion program, while Director of NIPRO JMI Pharma, Mostafizur Rahman Patwary and Executive Director of NIPRO JMI Medical Limited Kunio (Kenny) Takamido spoke at the event.

Among others, the event was also attended by Director (Finance) of JMI Syringes and Medical Devices Ltd Hiroshi Saito, Advisor of JMI Group (Administration) M A Razek, Chief Executive Officer of JMI Builders and Construction Md Mohiuddin Ahmed, Executive Director of JMI Syringes and Medical Devices Ltd Abhijit Paul, and General Manager (Human Resources) of JMI Group Mohammad Maswood Hassan.

After the end of the discussion program, Abdur Razzaq announced the opening of the World Peace Day procession by flying balloons and releasing white pigeons in front of the Press Club. 

The procession started from the Press Club and ended at Doel Chattar of Dhaka University.

JMI Group is a pharmaceutical and medical equipment manufacturing and marketing company established in joint investment with foreigners. Started in 1999, JMI Group currently has joint investments from Japan, South Korea, China, Turkey and Thailand.

NIPRO JMI is providing healthcare services at home and abroad by manufacturing and marketing various lifesaving medical equipment and medicines in Bangladesh.