Finance Minister AMA Muhith was the chief guest at the event, while Cultural Affairs Minister Asaduzzaman Noor was the special guest
Marking the 18th anniversary of Bangladesh Trade Catalogue (BTC), a total of 13 businesspeople were awarded the “Golden Pen Award” for their contribution to the country’s trade and investment sector.
The award giving ceremony was held at the Bangabandhu International Conference Centre (BICC) on Sunday evening.
BTC awarded Fu-Wang Foods Ltd Managing Director Arif Ahmed Chowdhury, BBS Cables MD Abu Noman Howlader, Green Delta Insurance Company MD and CEO Farzana Chowdhury, Imran Group Chairman Md Jonab Ali, BSB Cambrian (Education Group) Founder and Chairman MK Bashar, Bestway Group Chairman and CEO Mizanur Rahman, Probashi Palli Group Chairman Mohammad Mohidur Rahman, former Dhaka Electric Supply Company Limited (DESCO) chairman Md Shahjahan Siddiqui, BRB Cables Industry Ltd Chairman Md Mozibar Rahman, Thengamara Mohila Sabuj Sangha (TMSS) Executive Director Dr Hosne Ara Begum, Prof Masuda M Rashid Chowdhury, Family Dentistry Chain Proprietor and CEO Prof Dr Mostaque H Sattar, and AQ Lifecare Ltd MD MM Ehsan Nizamee Tanim.
Finance Minister AMA Muhith was the chief guest at the event, while Cultural Affairs Minister Asaduzzaman Noor was the special guest.
BTC Founding Editor and CEO Sultana M Chisty chaired the event. It was also addressed by BTC Managing Editor Amirul Rajiv.
Bangladesh Trade Catalogue is a information-based publication, which contains the addresses of more than a hundred thousand Bangladeshi businesses, categorized into 37 business sectors and sub-sectors.
The catalogue is published jointly by the Commerce Ministry, Export Promotion Bureau (EPB), and Dedar Trade International Limited, and now distributed in over 50 countries.