On September 29, 2016, UCB Family Lounge, sponsored by the United Commercial Bank Limited (UCB), was inaugurated at the premises of Uttara Club Limited. Nasir U Mahmood, the president of the Uttara Club Limited, inaugurated the lounge, which will be open for all cultural programs arranged at the venue.
Followed by the inauguration, a musical soiree took place on the occasion where famous Indian singer
Jayati Chakraborty performed. In particular, she performed various songs of Rabindranath Tagore. Jayati’s, who has a gifted unique voice, renditions has mesmerised the audiences at the event.
Chakraborty is an illustrious singer who performed scintillating Tagore and modern numbers. She has also sung playback in some Bangla films.
“Songs of Rabindranath are in my heart. I love to listen and sing his songs. I heard about many devoted Tagore listeners in this country, now I have met them,” said the singer.
MA Sabur, the chairman of UCB, said, “United Commercial Bank limited always played a significant role in the development of arts and culture and it will always actively participate in social activities.”
Emirates professor Anisuzzaman, Annisul Huq, Mayor of Dhaka North City Corporation, Kabori Sarwar MP, playwright and actor Mamunur Rashid and Muhammed Ali, the managing director of UCB, along with different luminary personalities were present in this program.