Salman F Rahman visits Walton factory in Gazipur
Private Industry and Investment Advisor to Prime Minister, Salman Fazlur Rahman said that the government has created suitable atmosphere for private industry sector and Walton has fully utilized those opportunities.
“The company has product diversity and they are manufacturing various products including all kinds of spare parts. The way Walton is marching forward, I firmly believe that in export earning electronics sector will overtake readymade garment sector,” he added.
The Prime Minister's Private Industry and Investment Adviser made visited the Walton factory at Chandra in Gazipur on Saturday, October 23.
During his visit, Salman F Rahman cut a cake to celebrate the milestone of one lakh refrigerator export.
IFIC Bank Limited's Managing Director Shah Alam Sarwar and Personal Secretary to the Prime Minister's Private Industry and Investment Adviser Zahidul Islam Bhuiyan accompanied Salman F Rahman during the visit.
Earlier in the morning, Walton Hi-Tech Industries Limited (WHIL) Vice-Chairman SM Shamsul Alam; Directors SM Rezaul Alam, SM Monjurul Alam, Sabiha Jarin Orona; Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer Golam Murshed welcomed Salman F Rahman and other guests at the factory complex with a flower bouquet.
Among others, Gazipur Police Super SM Shafiqullah Shafiq, Additional Deputy Commissioner Mamun Sarder, WHIL’s Deputy Managing Directors Humayun Kabir and Alamgir Alam Sarker, Walton Digi-Tech Industries Limited’s DMD Liakat Ali, WHIL’s Senior Executive Directors Col. (Retd.) SM Shahadat Alam, Uday Hakim, Tanvir Rahman, Anisur Rahman Mollick, Firoj Alam, Yusuf Ali, Mostofa Nahid Hossain, Mohasin Sarder, Al Imran, Amin Khan and Easir Al-Imran, Executive Directors Abdullah Al-Mamun, Zahidul Islam, Shahjada Salim, Shahjalal Hossain Limon and Mohasin Ali Molla were also present.
After the visit, Salman F Rahman said: “When Walton says 'Made in Bangladesh', it's really made in Bangladesh.”
R&D (Research and Development) is most vital for achieving the target of becoming a developed country within 2041 and Walton is doing excellent work in this sector.
Earlier after reaching the Walton factory, Salman F Rahman and other guests enjoyed a corporate video documentary and then visited Walton's well-equipped product display centre and the manufacturing units of refrigerators, metal castings, compressors, air conditioners, LED televisions, computer laptops, mobile phones and elevators.