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Walton receives three accolades at trade fair

  • Published at 09:57 pm February 10th, 2019
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Walton Group’s Executive Director Md Humayun Kabir poses alongside other Walton officials at DITF 2019, on February 9, 2019 Courtesy

Walton Hi-Tech Industries Limited secured the first prize of the Best Premier Pavilion Category for its three-storied pavilion

Walton Group received three awards in three categories at the recently-concluded Dhaka International Trade Fair, according to a press release issued on Sunday.

Walton Hi-Tech Industries Limited secured the first prize of the Best Premier Pavilion Category for its three-storied “Walton Pavilion”, while also receiving the honour of being the second highest VAT paying company among all the fair’s participants.

Another sister concern of Walton, Marcel, received best general pavilion award.

Chairman of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Commerce Ministry Tofail Ahmed handed over the trophy of “Best Premier Pavilion Award” to Walton Group’s Executive Director Md Humayun Kabir, while Commerce Minister Tipu Munshi handed over the other two awards to Md Sakhawat Hossen, head of sales at Marcel and Md Mujahidul Islam, deputy operative director of Walton Group.

Acting Commerce Secretary SM Rejoan Hossain addressed the function as special guest while EPB’s Vice-Chairman Bijoy Bhattacharya was in the chair. 

In his immediate reaction, Humayun Kabir said: “The awards will encourage us in bringing new technologies based high-tech appliances at affordable rates.

Commerce Minister Tipu Munshi said that this year’s fair was very much successful in terms of the crowds, products sales, spot orders and all other sides of the previous years’ fair.

"This year’s fair received spot orders worth nearly Tk200 crore," he noted.