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Walton plays a leading role in export-oriented industry

State Minister for Planning says after visiting Walton factory

  • Staff Correspondent
  • 12 October, 2021 12:00 AM
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Walton plays a leading role in export-oriented industry
State Minister for Planning Dr Shamsul Alam visits Walton factory at Chandra in Gazipur on Monday. Walton Managing Director and CEO Golam Murshed was also present on the occasion.

State Minister for Planning Dr Shamsul Alam opined that Walton has been playing a leading role in the efforts of flourishing local export-oriented industries.

Walton is now the leader of domestic electronics industry. The others could follow them. Walton brand’s one or more products are available in the country’s every household. This is a great success not only of Walton but also of Bangladesh, said a press release.

The government has been providing all necessary assistances to boosting the local manufacturing industry, he said and assured of updating the public procurement rules for giving priority to the domestic industries during government’s purchase.

The state minister for planning made the remarks after visiting Walton factory at Chandra in Gazipur on Monday.

During his visit, Dr Shamsul Alam witnessed the unimaginable progress of the domestic hi-tech goods manufacturing industry.

Earlier in the morning, Walton Hi-Tech Industries Limited (WHIL) Managing Director and also Chief Executive Officer Golam Murshed as well as Director Sabiha Jarin Orona welcomed the state minister at the factory complex.

Among others, Additional Deputy Commissioner of Gazipur Abul Kalam, WHIL’s Deputy Managing Directors Humayun Kabir and Alamgir Alam Sarkar, Walton Digi-Tech Industries Limited’s DMD Liakat Ali, WHIL’s Senior Executive Directors Col. (Retd.) SM Shahadat Alam, Uday Hakim, Sirajul Islam, Firoj Alam, Yusuf Ali and Easir Al-Imran, Executive Directors Zahidul Islam, Shahjada Salim, Shahjalal Hossain Limon, Mohasin Ali Molla and Media Adviser Enayet Ferdous were also present.

After the visit, the state minister said, Walton factory is very neat and clean. The factory establishments are built up in environment-friendly manner. The ETP (Effluent Treatment Plant) is kept run.

After reaching the Walton factory, the state minister for planning enjoyed a corporate video documentary and then he visited Walton's well-equipped product display center and the manufacturing units of refrigerators, metal castings, compressors, air conditioners, LED televisions, computer-laptops, mobile phones and elevators.